Android Developer

Side is hiring!


Our mission is simple and ambitious: to change and disrupt the experience of work.

Side is building the best flexible work platform allowing the fastest growing companies to select and work with great freelancers, who are students and graduates. Every month, thousands of freelancers and companies - like Sephora, Levi's, Etam, E.Leclerc - are using Side on regular bases for short term or temporary work.

Since our launch over 3 years ago, we have grown fast and are now managing thousands of tasks every month in France. We are based in Paris and operate also in Lyon, Lille, Aix-en-Provence, Marseille. We are expanding into new cities to conquer new industries and job categories in the next 12 months. We are now 40+ in the team and are looking for talented and ambitious people to help us grow fast and take care of our Siders and companies.

We have raised a total of 6.3M in Seed and Series A funding and are supported by Connect Ventures (UK investors in Citymapper, Typeform), Xavier Niel (Free), Jacques-Antoine Granjon (Vente-Privée), Aglaé Ventures (French investors in Spotify, Airbnb), Fly Ventures (German investors), The Family and outstanding Business Angels.

What you will do

Side is seeking an Android Developer to join our team in the heart of Paris.

Using your 2+ years of specific Android development experience - and open-mindedness vis-à-vis de React Native - you’ll take responsibility for the Side Android mobile application both development of new features and the maintenance of it. Leverage Side’s existing microservices architecture to empower and propose an outstanding experience to thousands of freelancers eager to work day after day.

Work with our CTO and Lead Android to:

In the short-term:

  • Maintain and update library dependencies
  • Clearly separate data handling code from the UI code

In the medium-term:

  • Create new features using current best practices
  • Use Kotlin or RxJava
  • Always look for ways to improve efficiency and quality

What we are looking for


  • 2-6 years experience in writing Android applications in Java (essential) and Kotlin (bonus)
  • Experience with interactions with APIs and in-app data mgmt
  • Comfortable with Gradle or equivalent
  • A testing mindset: unit tests, code reviews, functional tests, etc.
  • Optimisation of memory and network usage
  • Comfortable with peer-coding, code-reviews, etc.
  • Open-minded about React Native
  • DevOps mindset

Bonus skills:

  • Knowledge of Kotlin
  • Experience maintaining and releasing new versions of an Android app
  • Experience using React Native

Additional Information

  • Contract type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75008)
  • Experience Level: > 2 years
  • Salary: between 42000€ and 52000€ / year