Senior Android Developer

  • location: Charlestown, MA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $135,000 - $150,000 per year

job description

Senior Android Developer

We are always seeking great software developers to build future versions of our software. Our ideal candidate, while having their areas of expertise, will not shy away from digging into any part: web ui, backend, firmware and mobile applications.

We are a small and fun software team in a fast growing hardware startup. Our customers love our product and you will play a crucial role in making them even happier. If you love thinking through new ideas and interactions, how to execute them in an innovative way and have a deep respect for user experience, come join our team!

As a Senior Android Developer you are eager to stay on the bleeding-edge of the mobile market across a broad spectrum of industries. Your guidance and input drives architecture and functionality decisions. Whether you prefer providing mentorship to junior engineers or acting as a technical sounding board for all, this role invites seasoned engineers to exercise their deep expertise.

Our newest Senior Android Developer will:

Maintain and extend applications for the Android platform

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, architect, and ship new features. Work with outside data sources and APIs

Improve the kiosk mode of Android tablets by customizing the Android OS (AOSP)

Focus on innovating and better ways to create solutions that add value and amaze the end user

Build a delightful UI/UX for our Android tablets

Work with teams to add new features into existing Android offerings

Leverage modern architectural patterns, third party libraries to deliver new features. Profile and improve app performance.

Contribute to code quality by writing Unit, UI, and Integration tests

Enforce code styles and best practices via code reviews and mentorship.

Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency and effectiveness.

Be part of a small, agile, driven and fun software team

Create software that supports our physical product and take on responsibility for shaping that product

Build enhancements to our tablet and its android mobile apps

Use the latest open tools and processes like git and scrum

Work with a very broad set of technologies, from embedded programming to mobile android apps, from UI to backend and database

Scale our backend to handle factor 10 increase

We think you will bring:

Mastery of Android SDK

Have worked in Agile environment (Scrum preferred)

Knowledge of web services, specifically REST APIs

Hands on experience developing production-ready Android apps

Experience building and shipping non trivial applications of at least reasonable complexity

Strong analytical and technical skills, you are detail-oriented and work fast

A true self-starter approach and love of taking on responsibility

A hunger for keeping up with new software technologies and you can't imagine yourself not doing so. Our stack includes React.js, Redux, Android, Java and Docker

Genuine desire and commitment to always learn, improve, produce the best work possible

An agile mindset to thrive in a fast-pace environment

Firmware would be a plus; embedded development; AOSP

A BS/MS degree in CS or an allied discipline - or the equivalent in independent experience

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