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Jolla was born in 2011 out of passion of its founders towards open innovation in the mobile space. At the core of Jolla company is Sailfish OS, the only independent, true alternative to big mobile operating systems. Sailfish OS is based on open source code and it’s all about intuitive smooth user experience, freedom from tight rules, and people power through our worldwide community. With a diverse crew of close to 40 people and help from our partners worldwide we are developing Sailfish OS to be one of the relevant mobile operating systems. We have offices in Helsinki (HQ), Tampere and Hong Kong, and many people from all over the world are contributing to the Sailfish OS development.

Open Positions

Android Runtime Technical Lead

We are currently looking for an Android Runtime Technical Lead to join our Jolla boat. This position is primarily based in our office in Finland in Tampere, but other locations can be considered based on the applicant.

In this role you will be evolving the Android Runtime found on Sailfish OS and interacting with the developers of it and the 3rd party developers utilizing it. Performing this role will require a good understanding of how Android applications function in practice along with how they interact with components within the Android architecture.

This is a permanent, full-time position and starts immediately once the selection process is completed.


You are the person we are looking for, if you

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science with applicable experience
  • have the following technical skills: Java, C/C++ (Qt), Shell scripting (bash), cross-compiling, Android, AOSP development
  • have experience with the Android stack from both being a developer for it and of it, knowing the architecture of Android; preferably with experience modifying AOSP
  • able to manage a quality product from technical angle while at same time rolling up your sleeves to debug and code when needed
  • are a good communicator who pro-actively brings issues to closure
  • have a good command of English language, other languages seen as an advantage
  • have experience working with teams in other time zones than your own
  • have good team working skills and can do –attitude

We offer you

  • a unique opportunity to work in an international and dynamic start-up
  • a chance to be part of Jolla’s growth
  • multicultural, passionate and professional crew to work with

Please send your CV and application to careers@jolla.com and mark “Android Runtime Technical Lead” to the email subject field.

We are always looking for new talent

You can send an open application with your CV (in English) to careers@jolla.com. We will get in touch if your profile matches future openings. We look forward to having you onboard!


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