Senior Android Developer (Contract)

$100,000-$220,000 / YEAR


The Developer Union is partnering with Instacart. We're looking for seasoned Android Engineers with experience in building high performance, large scale applications and tools to join our fast moving team.

The pandemic has accelerated Instacart's growth exponentially. Instacart is now second highest valued technology startup, valued at $34 billion (just behind SpaceX) and is anticipated to IPO in the near future. Read More

This is 3-4 month contract opportunity that could extend much longer.


  • You will be part of a small team, with a large amount of ownership and responsibility for managing things directly
  • Collaboration with product managers, other teams, and both internal and external stakeholders, owning a large part of the process from problem understanding to shipping the solution
  • Shipping high quality solutions with urgency
  • Championing Android: educating colleagues about subtleties & unique capabilities of the platform and leveraging them when building new features


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science with 7+ years of software development experience and at least 2 years of Android app development experience
  • Strong development skills in Kotlin and with Android SDK
  • Good general programming and algorithm skills
  • A strong sense of ownership
  • An ability to balance a sense of urgency with shipping high quality and pragmatic solutions
  • Willingness and ablilty to travel internationally based on job requirements
  • Experience with RxJava
  • Data Driven mindset
  • Automated testing experience