Patreon is hiring a

Senior Android Engineer, Mobile Platform

San Francisco, United States

Patreon is the best place for creators to build memberships by providing exclusive access to their work and a deeper connection with their communities. We’re building a content and community platform where creators can engage directly with their fans and monetize their creativity, while maintaining full ownership over the work they make and the communities they create.

We’re leaders in the membership space with 250,000+ active creators and over $3.5 billion paid directly to creators on our platform. Our team is building tools to optimize the creator-to-fan relationship, including native video, enhanced podcasting features, improved creation tools, and new community experiences. We’re continuing to invest heavily in building the most talented team in the Creator Economy and are looking for an Android Engineer on the Mobile Platform team to support our mission.

This role is based in San Francisco and open to those who are able to be in-office 2 days per week on a hybrid work model.

About the Role

  • To help Patreon build a mobile-first experience that's performant, reliable and efficient by empowering our mobile engineers thru product infra and tooling.
  • Improve developer efficiency by building out the layer2 foundations of the app (e.g. networking, persistence, security, etc.), tooling (e.g. CI, impersonation) and architectural improvements for testability and modularity.

About You

  • Strong understanding of Android platform; preferred strong understanding of modern Android technologies — e,.g. Kotlin, Jetpack Compose, etc.
  • Strong understanding of Android best practices to debug and improve performance, reliability and efficiency.
  • Strong understanding of Android design patterns.
  • Experience scaling large Android consumer apps with tens of engineers.
  • Track record of leading large projects with war stories and learnings. Preferred for some experience managing projects that have up to say a dozen eng stakeholders.
  • Prior experience influencing both junior and senior engineers on technical direction.
  • Track record of being customer service oriented, knowing which projects to prioritize and why to unblock broader engineering impact.

About Patreon

Patreon powers creators to do what they love and get paid by the people who love what they do. Our team is passionate about making this mission and our core values come to life every day in our work. Through this work, our Patronauts:

  • Put Creators First | They’re the reason we’re here. When creators win, we win. 
  • Build with Craft | We sign our name to every deliverable, just like the creators we serve.
  • Make it Happen | We don’t quit. We learn and deliver. 
  • Win Together | We grow as individuals. We win as a team.

Patreon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Patreon offers a competitive benefits package including and not limited to salary, equity plans, healthcare, unlimited paid time off, company holidays and recharge days, commuter benefits, lifestyle stipends, learning and development stipends, patronage, parental leave, and 401k plan with matching.

The posted range represents the expected salary range for this job requisition and does not include any other potential components of the compensation package, benefits and perks previously outlined. Ultimately, in determining pay, we'll consider your experience, leveling, location and other job-related factors.

San Francisco Pay Range
$166,000$231,500 USD

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