Software Engineer - Android

Quora, Mountain View, CA

Q&A platform that empowers people to share and grow the world’s knowledge

Quora's mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge. Our mobile apps are the most important platform to achieving this mission as mobile continues to outgrow web usage.

Our team builds performant and reliable apps that reach millions of users. We implement and enforce modern mobile design patterns for a modern app experience from the first app install experience to ensuring that power users easily access the most important parts of Quora.

Android engineers work closely with cross functional members to create a great mobile experience. We leverage knowledge of Android concepts and mobile trends to tackle a breadth of product challenges, from designing seamless navigation for a holistic app experience, to making various performance optimizations for a responsive app experience. Android engineers work closely with other product teams to develop mobile abstractions that make it easy for other teams to further improve the mobile product.


  • Work with a small team of mobile engineers to build a performant and reliable Android app
  • Build new user-facing features and help drive mobile product strategy
  • Create tools and infrastructure to enable rapid iteration cycles on mobile
  • Collaborate with other product teams to enhance mobile user experience 

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2+ years of full-time experience in Android development
  • Strong knowledge of Java/Kotlin, Android frameworks, and mobile trends
  • High attention to detail in all aspects of development from performance to UI

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry experience in mobile development and production applications
  • Personal projects in the Play Store
  • Knowledge of Python and JavaScript
  • Love of learning and the Quora product
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Quora

We want to democratize access to knowledge of all kinds—from politics to painting, cooking to coding, etymology to experiences—so if someone out there knows something, anyone else can learn it. Our mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge, and we're building a world-class team to help us achieve this mission. 

Want to learn more about Quora? Visit Quora's website.