Senior Android Software Engineer

💲 $160,000 - $200,000
📍 In-Office
🏢 San Francisco, CA


💼 AI | 🗓️ Founded in 2022
👥 11-50 Employees

Job Description

Hatch IT is partnering with an AI technology company to find a Senior Android Software Engineer:

Perplexity AI is looking for an experienced Mobile Engineer with focus on Android to join our small team revolutionizing the way people search and interact with the internet. You will be responsible for building and maintaining the Perplexity Android app.

The ideal candidate should have strong programming skills, an interest in search and large language models, and a passion for delivering a great UX backed by a quality UI.


  • You will develop a native Android app for Perplexity’s evolving product.
  • You will define the processes around mobile development, including testing, release, monitoring.
  • You will work with the core team to design and implement novel mobile experiences.


  • The compensation package consists of salary, equity, and benefits.
  • Equity – On top of this position’s salary, equity will be a component of the total compensation.
  • Benefits – Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your dependents.
  • 401(k)
  • Generous home-office stipend


  • 4+ years of industry experience
  • Expertise in Android Compose
  • Expertise in Kotlin Coroutines and Flow
  • Strong Android fundamentals and a proven track record of working with a modern Android stack built in Kotlin
  • Enjoys the craft of building nice UI, creating a good UX, and writing code that can be reused by others
  • Understands how to manage performance and speed on the front end
  • Comfortable working with a small, fast-moving team, must be willing to dive in and take ownership
  • A passion for shipping

Since publicly launching the world’s first fully functional conversational answer engine a year ago, we’ve grown to 10 million monthly active users and have served over half a billion queries in 2023.To support our rapid consumer adoption and expansion plans, we’ve raised $73.6 million in Series B funding from trusted VC firms and prominent tech visionaries. IVP led the round with continued support from our Seed and Series A investors NEA, Elad Gil, Nat Friedman, and Databricks, as well as new investors NVIDIA, Jeff Bezos (through Bezos Expeditions Fund), Tobi Lutke, Bessemer Venture Partners, Naval Ravikant, Balaji Srinivasan, Guillermo Rauch, Austen Allred, Factorial Funds, and Kindred Ventures, among others. Building upon our Series A earlier this year, we’ve now raised $100 million to date.

Point of Contact

Michael Sebastian

Account Manager
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Please reach out with any questions you have about Perplexity and our open opportunities!

About Perplexity

Perplexity was launched in August 2022 by a team of startup technologists, coming from OpenAI, Meta, Quora, and Databrick. Similar to ChatGPT, Perplexity is a chatbot that uses machine learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP) to respond to user questions. Read more about the product.

They recently raised a Series A round of funding led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with participation from Databricks Ventures and amazing individual investors like former GitHub CEO, Nat Friedman, Color Health Founder, Elad Gil, Google AI SVP, Jeff Dean and Former President of Microsoft, Bob Muglia.

From the very beginning, this team has developed a culture of mentorship. More senior team members share foundational experience and knowledge with junior engineers.

What they are building

Learn more about the product they’re building.

Company Tech Stack

  • Python