[Hiring] Senior Android Software Engineer at Perry Street Software

December 29, 2023

Job Overview

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    December 29, 2023
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    Perry Street Software

Job Description

About PSS

Perry Street Software is Jack’d and SCRUFF. We are two of the world’s largest gay, bi, trans and queer social dating apps on iOS and Android. Our brands reach more than 30 million members worldwide so members can connect, meet and express themselves on a platform that prioritizes privacy, security, and community. Our company puts user privacy first, and doesn’t use third-party ad networks or tracking software.

Every day, the PSS product team comes together virtually from more than 18 cities in more than 12 countries. As a colleague at PSS, you can work from any timezone in North America, South America, or Europe (we start in Pacific Standard Time from the USA and conclude in Eastern European Time from Greece). Benefits include:

  • 11 paid holidays
  • One paid week off at mid-year (the PSS summer refresh week)
  • Home office stipend – purchase furniture for your home setup
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid travel around the world to meet and collaborate with colleagues (previous destinations include: New York City, Rio, and Berlin)
  • Education and conference budget
  • Healthy work-life balance and ability to be flexible in how you set your schedule

United States-based employees additionally receive the following benefits:

  • 401k plan with 6% match
  • Comprehensive, nation-wide healthcare coverage
  • Flexible time off policy

We are hiring experienced Android developers to help us build the next-generation version of Scruff and Jack’d. We are a small, agile, nimble company, so the ability to make an impact is significant. The position is 40 hours per week and ongoing/full-time.

What you’ll do:

  • Kotlin-first Android code
  • Test and behavior-driven development using JUnit 5
  • Clean architecture using dependency-injection and functional & reactive programming
  • Modern UIs with a live style guide and Jetpack Compose
  • Work in an agile team with Product, Design, Support, and Marketing to respond to our users’ needs
  • Help develop solutions end to end, from the design, to requirements, coding, refactoring, delivering, and maintenance
  • Be a good communicator using pair and mob programming across a global team
  • Ability to learn and develop other technologies – iOS, React, and/or Ruby on Rails backend
  • Develop production-ready code serving millions of users right away


Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in computer science, related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 10+ years of software development experience
  • 8+ year of Android app development experience
  • Experience using design and architecture patterns
  • Strong knowledge of Kotlin with the Android SDK
  • Experience using RxJava or Kotlin Flow
  • Good sense of usability and product for mobile apps
  • Strong sense of ownership, ability to work independently, and proven track record of driving products
  • Shipped consumer Android apps, ideally available on Google Play

Bonus if you have experience with:

  • MVVM Architecture and Android Architecture Components
  • Swift and iOS frameworks
  • Full stack technologies like Ruby, SQL, Linux, React Native, and AWS
  • CI/CD systems such as Bitrise
  • Advanced animations
  • Data-driven decision-making

Salary: $85,000 to $135,000

Additional Information

Perry Street is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, disability, marital status, caregiver status, pregnancy, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.