Senior Developer, Android at Forter (Remote)

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About us:

Digital commerce is built on trust. At every point along the eCommerce journey, businesses must make a critical decision: Can I trust this customer? Answering this simple question accurately and instantly is powerful—it can accelerate revenue growth and strengthen a company’s connection with its customers. How do we do it? Forter was founded on the insight that it's not about what is being purchased, nor where— but who is behind the interaction.

The Forter Decision Engine finds patterns across more than one billion identities in our dataset. We isolate fraudsters and protect customers—ensuring everyone gets the experience they deserve.  Given that trust is central to how we operate, Forter is very much driven by a defined set of values. We attract remarkable talent and have retention and engagement levels that are well above benchmarks. We’re meticulous about strengthening our culture as we grow and ensuring this is an environment where people can have outsized impact. 

About the role:

Forter is looking for an Android Developer to take our rock-solid SDKs to the next level, and to help our current and future customers have a seamless integration and a great developer experience.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Developing and maintaining all aspects of our rock-solid mobile SDKs, keeping it virtually crash-free, as we have, to this day!
  • Participating in the full cycle of development - from brainstorming, through research & design, to implementation and deployment
  • Improving the performance of an SDK that runs on billions of device
  • Keeping a finger on the pulse of new versions and directions on mobile platforms, and making sure our mobile strategy and implementations are future-proof

What you’ll need:

  • Strong programming skills in Java and/or Kotlin (we use both)
  • Experience working on large-scale applications
  • Experience building maintainable and testable code bases, including API design and unit testing techniques
  • Multithreading programming and memory management experience
  • Solid understanding of Android best practices, including application life cycle, optimization, UI layouts, and Proguard
  • Eagerness to keep learning new technologies and stay one step ahead of the market
  • A strong sense of ownership and responsibility for the code and systems you are in charge of

Would be very cool if you have:

  • Deep understanding of how Android works under the hood
  • Up to date knowledge with all Androids OS features and restrictions

Life as a Forterian:

We are a team of over 450 Forterians spread across 3 different continents. Our success so far in the marketplace has allowed us to achieve a total series F valuation of over $3 Billion, making us the most valuable privately-held fraud prevention company globally. Our investors include: Tiger Global, Bessemer, Sequoia Capital, March Capital, and Salesforce Ventures. 


  • Competitive salary and quarterly company bonus 
  • Stock options
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Half day Fridays, every Friday
  • Work from home allowance
  • Annual company-wide event - Forter Week 

At Forter, we believe unique people create unique ideas, and valuable experience comes in many forms. So, even if your background doesn't match everything we have listed in the job description, we still encourage you to apply and tell us why your skills and values could be an asset to us. By welcoming different perspectives, we grow together as humans and as a company.

Forter is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that will consider all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

More Information on Forter
Forter operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in New York, NY. Forter was founded in 2013. It has 349 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 16 open jobs at Forter, click here.
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