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Senior Software Engineer, Android Infrastructure



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · Sunnyvale, CA, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA · Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

About the Team

Our mission is to create a world-class development experience for Android engineers across the company.

We create libraries, tools, and frameworks that enable product teams to ship features quickly and reliably. We enable Android engineers at DoorDash to be among the most productive in the industry.

Our success as a platform team depends on the success of the product teams we serve. Because of this, we invest in building a strong Android community that encourages participation and promotes best practices.

About the Role

As a Senior Android Software Engineer on the Android Infrastructure team, you will build the foundational pieces for all DoorDash Android applications. These include runtime libraries, build systems, and development tools. You will work closely with engineers, technical product managers, and engineering managers across all parts of the engineering organization to deliver large and impactful initiatives. Additionally, you will be a culture carrier for our Android community engineers through mentorship, education, and engagement of your peers.

You will report into the Engineering Manager of our Android Infrastructure team in our Developer Platform organization. You must be located in either San Francisco, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Seattle, WA, New York, NY, or Toronto, ON.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Take on significant technical challenges and have a large impact.
  • Help us shape and improve our engineering culture.
  • Join a growing company and grow right along with us.
  • Create and implement industry best practices for Android development.

We’re excited about you because…

  • You have 3 years+ of Android development experience.
  • You are an expert in Android development, Gradle, Compose, and Coroutines.
  • You have a product mindset and apply that to how you would build out platform services.
  • You love people, systems, and software and are competent working with all three.
  • You’re curious and like to dive deep into different system architectures.
  • You are an organized and excellent written and verbal communicator.

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.


The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below. Compensation in other geographies may vary.

Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location. For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location. Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.

DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.

In addition to base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.

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California Pay Range:
$170,600$255,800 USD
New York Pay Range:
$170,600$255,800 USD
Washington Pay Range:
$170,600$255,800 USD