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Android Software Engineer

Richmond, BC
Full Time

PressReader is a rapidly growing technology company that partners with the world’s leading publishers to deliver content to millions of users in over 160 countries. Our progressive approach to digital distribution has allowed publishers such as The Washington Post, The Guardian, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, The Globe and Mail, and Vogue to find new audiences through business partnerships, including airlines, hotels, cruise ships, libraries, and thousands of other companies worldwide.

Our technology also powers Branded Editions (BE) - a white-label solution that enables publishers to deliver their digital content in interactive ways. BE allows them to build a customizable platform that supports a wide range of revenue opportunities.

We have a full-time opportunity for an Android Software Engineer to join our R&D team.

As part of the R&D team, you will work on our award-winning digital platform. You will navigate across various stages of the software development cycle, and contribute to a wide range of development projects with experienced and talented colleagues.

In this role, you will:

  • Design and develop code for mobile applications
  • Deliver quality code by applying development practices, leveraging test driven development methodology and supporting test automation
  • Participate in estimating project efforts and delivery timelines
  • Participate in peer design and code reviews
  • Identify technical, schedule, and other project risks and provide relevant feedback
  • Proactively collaborate with teammates and communicate with project stakeholders to ensure project efforts proceed efficiently and with predictability
  • Use feedback analysis
  • Provide technical input into product roadmaps, negotiating compromises between business and technical constraints

You are a great fit if you have:

  • Minimum 3 years of Java, Kotlin, and Android programming
  • Experience with RxJava/RxAndroid
  • Understanding of architecture of mobile applications, common patterns and design. You have participated to projects, and you have developed modules for apps
  • Experience as a Software Developer in production of commercial software developing mobile applications
  • Knowledge or experience with test driven development and agile/iterative development methodologies
  • A team-player mindset and the desire to expand your skills while being able to share ideas and knowledge
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple concurrent assignments

Bonus points if you:

  • Have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering
  • Hold a Certification for Java or Mobile technology
  • Have a strong interest in the technology sector 

This role is a full-time position based in our Richmond, BC office.

Applicants must be legally able to work in Canada.

PressReader offers a compensation package which includes extended health care, dental, vision and accidental death insurance paid by the company; paid vacation, sick and bereavement days; reimbursements for professional training and membership in professional associations; subsidized fitness membership and more, along with a chance to be working with amazing people.


If this sounds like you, let us review your resume and cover letter along with your salary expectations at

 This is a great opportunity for the right candidate. We can’t wait to meet you!

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