Android Developer (f/m/d) | UK, NL, GER or PL

DeepL...

is Germany's best-known AI company. We develop neural networks to help people work with language. With DeepL Translator, we have created the world's best machine translation system and made it available free of charge to everyone online. Over the next few years, we aim to make DeepL the world's leading language technology company.


Our goal is to overcome language barriers and bring cultures closer together.

What distinguishes us from other companies?

DeepL (formerly Linguee) was founded by developers and researchers. We focus on the development of new, exciting products, which is why we spend a lot of time actively researching the latest topics. We understand the challenges of developing new products and try to meet them with an agile and dynamic way of working. Our work culture is very open because we want our employees to feel comfortable. In our daily work we use modern technologies - not only to translate texts, but also to create the world's best dictionaries, and solve other language problems.

When we tell people about DeepL as an employer, reactions are overwhelmingly positive. Maybe it's because they have enjoyed our services, or maybe they just want to get on board with our quest to break down language barriers and facilitate communication.


Your choice
We are constantly looking for outstanding employees! Currently we offer remote work in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and Poland. Whether you would like to work from home in one of these countries or from one of our offices in Amsterdam, London, Cologne or Paderborn: the choice is yours. No matter where you choose to work from, our way of working is designed to make you an essential part of the team.


What will you be doing at DeepL?

To enable Android users to use our translation technology, you will be responsible for the graphical interface and for implementing the concepts we develop together with the product team. You will be directly responsible for ensuring that millions of users have access to DeepL. This involves using the latest technologies from Google or developing your own. Decisions are made based on qualitative and quantitative data so that we develop what really matters. We want to make everyone from casual to pro users happy and equip them with our tools that make translating a breeze.

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Your responsibilities

  • You will continue to develop the Android app and make architectural decisions together with the team
  • Together with product management and design, you will participate in the conception of the apps and be involved in the conception of the design and UX
  • In collaboration with QA you publish high quality releases
  • You improve and maintain the Android app to have DeepL available on the go and on tablets at any time
  • Furthermore, you will take over the maintenance of the Android app Linguee, the top rated dictionary app in the Play Store

What we offer 

  • Interesting problems: programming and research at the highest level
  • An effective, flexible and almost exclusively remote team with a lot of trust and short decision-making processes
  • Regular meetings with the team at the headquarters in Cologne
  • Code reviews, pair programming and a focus on high product and software quality
  • Agile working with retrospectives, planning and estimation meetings. You can actively shape our processes
  • A lot of development potential in one of the most promising areas of the future: In the future, AI will play a major role in our lives
  • Work on a product already used by more than 100 million people
  • A nice office in Amsterdam, London, Cologne or Paderborn (or comparable equipment for your home office) and a lot of flexibility
  • A MacBook Pro 16" with M1 Max and 64 GB RAM, a 4k display and the peripherals you want

About you 

  • Several years of programming experience in Kotlin
  • Familiarity with declarative UI frameworks, ideally Jetpack Compose
  • Strong knowledge of Functional Reactive Programming, ideally Kotlin Coroutines/Flow
  • Fundamental knowledge of unit testing, dependency injection, CI / CD and Git
  • A collaborative and engaging team player who isn't shy in introducing their own ideas for the future of our product
  • Good knowledge of English required, knowledge of German and / or other languages is advantageous


We are looking forward to your application!