Android Software Engineer


Tallinn, EE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/28/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 3979 Freedom Circle 12th Floor, Santa Clara, CA, 95054

About Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes proactively protects people and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware, ransomware and exploits that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. Malwarebytes completely replaces antivirus with artificial intelligence-powered technology that stops cyberattacks before they can compromise home computers and business endpoints. More than 60,000 businesses and millions of people worldwide trust and recommend Malwarebytes solutions. Our team of threat researchers and security experts process emerging and established threats every day, from all over the globe. Founded in 2008, the company is headquartered in California, with offices in Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit us at

Job Description

Who We Are:

Malwarebytes is the next-gen cybersecurity company that millions worldwide trust. Malwarebytes proactively protects people and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware, ransomware, and exploits that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. The company’s flagship product combines advanced heuristic threat detection with signatureless technologies to detect and stop a cyberattack before damage occurs. More than 10,000 businesses worldwide use, trust, and recommend Malwarebytes. Founded in 2008, the company is headquartered in California, with offices in Europe and Asia, and a global team of threat researchers and security experts.

We’ve created a fantastic culture that our employees love and were recently named in the top 10 of Fortune Magazine’s “Great Place to Work” list.   We’re growing fast and are looking for some great people to join us. 

Who We Need:

If you love the challenge of building products that solve hard problems, then you would love working for us – you would extend the great protection we provide our Mobile customers!

The ideal candidate will have solid experience creating products for Android platform and running on lots of devices and will be superb at reading and understanding code.

What You'll Do:

  • Design and develop several security focused products for Android
  • Research new ways to solve the hard problems of protecting Mobile users from threats
  • Create automated tests and develop internal documentation
  • Work with highly talented engineers on products that protect millions of devices every day
  • Integrate your products with our cloud systems for protection, licensing, updates, and telemetry 

Skills You'll Need to Have:

  • 5+ years of Android development experience
  • Proficiency with Java and the Android SDK
  • Familiar with repository and clean architecture patterns
  • Understanding of Java-8 structures like Lambdas and Streams
  • Practiced with Dependency Injection, asynchronicity and concurrency
  • Understanding of Android sandbox restrictions and permissions
  • A UX and user-centric mindset including modern updates like constraint layouts
  • Strong knowledge of different versions of Android and how to deal with different devices
  • Highly self-motivated, smart and get things done with excellent communication skills
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Proven experience reading and maintaining existing code and doing Peer Review

 Nice to Have Skills:

  • Experience with both online and offline storage
  • Practice putting performance, and memory optimization techniques into use
  • Mobile security application development experience
  • iOS experience is a big plus
  • Android NDK development with C/C++
  • Have worked with (or on) open source networking libraries like wire guard
  • Linux build and development experience
  • Experience building software in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • History that includes Dagger2, Integration with Firebase, Rx Java, Glide, Retrofit, Gson and converters
  • Some experience in maintaining Kotlin code
  • Knows what to do with android styles.xml and dimens.xml
  • Development experience with modular code and/or microservices
  • Enjoys staying up to date with ongoing changes to the Android Framework
  • Have developed custom Android Views
  • A background including Junit and Espresso testing and what makes a good Test Case
  • Published applications with 50,000 or more users, especially enterprise software

What We Offer:

  • An opportunity to do something great for yourself and the world
  • A great work environment that supports growth and development
  • Competitive compensation and benefit packages
  • Parking
  • Stocked kitchen with healthy (and some unhealthy) drinks, snacks, fruit and lunch options
  • A company who enjoys having fun; holiday and summer parties and lots of other great stuff
  • A whole array of test devices to use in your work
  • Dedicated QA support
  • Experienced colleagues in many areas

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