Development Team Leader (Android)

San Francisco, CA, USA

Ranked as #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of over 24,000 people with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty, and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Development Team Leader (Android). Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

This role is for an onsite Android rock star developer. As a Development Team Leader, you will oversee multiple streams of concurrent Android development in a given sprint. You will set the app's internal technical roadmap and ensure that all teams are working toward the technical same goals. The Development Team Leader will manage the technical tug of war that may arise when many teams are working on the same code base.


  • Design key components of the Android application;
  • Coordinate the development efforts of multiple Android teams;
  • Collaborate closely with product and design teams to create innovative user interfaces and features, optimized for mobile platforms;
  • Continue improving the app quality of experience on a large number of devices;
  • Stay up-to-date on Android platform and ecosystem developments;
  • Help us push the boundaries of what is possible in a mobile UI.


  • Strong desire to experiment and work with the latest mobile technologies;
  • Passion for writing a readable, maintainable and well-tested code;
  • Experience consuming RESTful JSON APIs;
  • Experience building native Android apps with Java/RxJava;
  • At least one app in the Play Store;
  • Expert-level knowledge of Android with at least 5 years of experience developing, shipping, and maintaining mobile applications;
  • Knowledge of general software design patterns as well as Android design patterns;
  • Deep understanding of Android framework internals;
  • Be up-to-date on the latest framework changes, build tools, and libraries;
  • Proficient in Java with strong object-oriented design skills;
  • Able to work independently and drive results;
  • Android, Java, JUnit, Espresso, Robolectric, Mockito, SOAP, Dagger 2, GSON, Retrofit, OkHttp, JSON, Gradle, Picasso, Fresco;
  • GIT, JIRA, Android Studio, MVP and MVVM design patterns;
  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent work experience.

Nice to have

  • Application security;
  • Retail industry experience;
  • Optimizing data usage over mobile networks;
  • Open source contributions;
  • AB testing and RxJava.