Senior Android Engineer (open to fully remote in Germany)

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Berlin, Germany (10117)


BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the world’s leading refurbished electronics marketplace with a team of more than 650, powering operations in 16 countries (and counting!).

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised $884 million, with a valuation of $5.7 billion. Our mission is simple: empowering people to buy tech sustainably by offering folks a high quality, accessible, and more eco-friendly alternative to buying new electronics. Why? Refurbished tech helps lower our collective environmental impact.

Be part of a great and growing adventure that will change the way the world consumes tech.

We are looking for a Senior Android Engineer to work inside the CARE Tribe, which is in charge of all after sales activities, features and services on the Back Market app & platform. It will be a great opportunity to evangelize the native app in the tribe and help to grow the team & app features. We are open for having someone on-site in our Berlin's office as well as fully remote delivery.

Thanks to your engineering skills, code & reviews process, you will also take part in a mobile engineering chapter, with talented iOS, Android, and QA engineers. You will learn, share, and improve all together, in addition to scaling up our mobile app’s architecture & delivery at Back Market.  

Whether you're hooked on Kotlin developing advanced UI with motion, or purely Core, you will work efficiently and you will favor collaborative work by remaining open to new ideas. 

For the next year, we have huge ambitions, that’s why we are looking for iOS & Android engineers who are inspired in developing an m-commerce app, with an optimized and advanced user experience. We are just at the beginning of the m-commerce app and we want to accelerate it with amazing features.

This is who you are:

  • You are a developer with more than 6 years of experience on Android, with some apps released on the PlayStore or B2B,
  • You know how to build native application using Kotlin/Java with solid architecture and cutting (MVVM, MVP or other),
  • You have already used Kotlin coroutines or flows,
  • You can work daily with Git, using Git-flow and writing clean Pull Request,
  • You understand and can contribute to the maintenance and evolution of the continuous integration stack : Bitrise, Crashlytics, Firebase App Distribution, Github Actions, etc.
  • With the entire team, you follow and maintain the app monitoring : KPIs, logs, crash reporting, boards,
  • You continually maintain technical and functional exchanges with the iOS team 🍎, because it is possible and necessary 💚,
  • You take part in the meetups, lectures of the community and you document yourself through blog articles to keep you up to date (medium, PAUG, Google I/O, etc.), 
  • You’ve got some favorite repositories that you use as a reference for best practices,
  • You like to develop beautiful interfaces and fluid animations, while respecting the Android guidelines (however, without being too rigid on those principles),
  • You’re disappointed that Google let down the desert names for Android versions.
  • You consider yourself a software craftsperson, in search of continuous improvement
  • Great verbal and written communication skills in English 

    • A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!

    • An attractive salary, equity, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), parental benefits, #remote friendly company, relocation package, internal events, etc… 

    • Technical challenges all day every day: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!

    • Work with passionate experts who will share their knowledge and help you develop and grow! (Backademy, technical guilds, Meet-up & Conference) 

    • Grow your career with a flexible career path, BackMarket can help you evolve!

    • A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and soon in Asia!

    • A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.

    BackMarket is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.


    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: Berlin, Germany (10117)
    • Experience: > 5 years
    • Possible full remote