Software Engineer (Android)

Short Description

Gracenote is seeking a Software Engineer (Android) who has Proficiency in Java and/or Kotlin, Android.

Job Description

If you are passionate about entertainment and love the challenges of working with dynamic data, this is the position for you!

For this role we are looking for individuals that have:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related technical field
  • Professional experience building mobile and/or embedded apps in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in Java and/or Kotlin, Android
  • Familiarity with programming with reactive streams, dependency injection and other widely used Android libraries and frameworks
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect applications to back-end services
  • Open to working on non-Android technologies as needed (iOS, Web, VR, Voice)
  • Familiarity with Scrum and other Agile practices

Required non-technical skills:
  • Demonstrated ability to think outside the box; a problem solver at heart
  • Curious and adaptable, you enjoy collaborating with other disciplines (Design, Product, Sales) to understand and solve problems experienced by our customers
  • Enthusiasm for entertainment and sports data and for solving problems in this space
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
Nice to have:
  • Experience with Linux/Unix environment on embedded systems
  • Communicate and influence effectively with tech and non-tech stakeholders
What we offer:
The opportunity to collaborate with designers and product managers while solving interesting technical problems
Flexible work environment including working from home 1-2 days a week as well as unlimited vacation policy
A diverse and inclusive working environment that invites you to bring your whole self to work every day 
Fun events such as regular Hackathons and music performances year-round featuring our talented employees. Choose how you want to give back to the community with our annual employee-led volunteer event. 

Software Engineer (Android)
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Gracenote, a Nielsen company, is the world leader in entertainment data and services. Whether you know it or not, Gracenote plays a big role in your digital lifestyle, powering the most popular music, movie and TV, and sports services on the planet.

At its core, Gracenote helps connect people with the digital entertainment they love. We do this by offering the largest database for music, sports, movies and TV shows, and creating best in class services and technologies, all on a highly scalable platform. 

Gracenote was acquired by Nielsen in 2017 and now has 1,800 employees working in more than 25 locations around the world including Los Angeles, Queensbury, Sao Paulo, Amsterdam, Munich, Mumbai, Sydney, Seoul and Tokyo. Our worldwide headquarters are in Emeryville, Calif. For more information, visit