Senior Android Engineer

Posted on November 10th

About us

“This startup is set to revolutionize classical music” - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Classical music connects people all over the world, transcending culture, race, and generation to inspire and evoke thoughts and emotions in a powerful way. Our vision is to enrich people’s lives through classical music. That’s why we are building a streaming service that caters to the unique depth and complexity of the genre -  with the goal of making classical music as accessible as never before. 

We work with all major and specialized record labels around the globe and maintain close relationships with the world’s leading artists and musical institutions. Among them great orchestras such as the Vienna Philharmonic or iconic artists like Thomas Hampson.

IDAGIO is available to music lovers across the globe. Physically we are rooted in Berlin and we consider the German-speaking countries our home base, in the same as the world perceives them as the cradle of classical music.

Where you'll contribute

We are looking for a passionate and product-driven Senior Android Engineer to join our marvelous Mobile team: a group of people with a shared interest in great user experience, robust software, fast delivery, and clear communication.

Our Android team develops our native Android app, giving our listeners easy access to the most comprehensive catalogue of classical music in streaming. As part of our cross-functional team, you will be actively involved in all stages of the development process, collaborating closely with designers, product managers, and other teams.

Come build the best classical music streaming service with us!

Experience and personality traits we find relevant for this position

  • Pragmatism and a solution-oriented attitude: you love to get things done

  • At least 3 years of experience writing native Android applications

  • Solid knowledge of object-oriented design

  • Passion for writing testable and maintainable code

  • Familiarity with Git and continuous integration and delivery

  • A strong focus on usability and user experience

  • An eye for both the big picture and small details

  • Ability to handle large projects end-to-end

  • Eagerness to learn and improve on a daily basis

  • Clarity, openness, and enthusiasm in communication with colleagues across domains

  • Interest in classical music is a plus


  • MVP architecture and repository pattern

  • We write our code in Kotlin

  • RxJava to make asynchronous code more readable and concise

  • Persistence layer based on Room

  • Retrofit for HTTP communication

  • Dagger 2 for dependency injection

  • Segment, Amplitude and Looker for analytics

What we have to offer

  • Join an international team with diverse backgrounds and extensive experience in both classical music and digital products

  • Enjoy a friendly and purpose-driven working atmosphere in our office in Berlin Kreuzberg

  • Directly contribute to the success of our evolving product

  • Enjoy flexible working hours, occasional remote work and your choice of hardware and tools

  • Competitive salary and collaborative environment

  • We value long-lasting relationships: we provide a yearly education budget to make sure you develop and grow within your role + 2 additional days off.

  • Berlin is a beautiful city with a lot to offer. We're happy to help with your Visa process to get you settled here.

  • Brush up your language skills! Our team speaks more than 30 languages, and we offer free German classes every Monday.

  • IDAGIO is well-funded by renowned investors such as Tengelmann Ventures, Macquarie Capital and b-to-v.