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Sr. Android Engineer in San Diego, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/22/2018

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Job Description

Senior Android Engineer

About Us:

With over 15 million active users and $90 million in venture funding, we are the world's largest mobile app for families. Today, we are focused on location sharing and safety, but our mission is to become the must-have Family Membership that gives families peace of mind anytime and anywhere. From personalized location-based alerts that help make daily coordination easier, to advanced sensor tech that can detect if you are in a car crash and automatically send you an ambulance, we are leveraging smartphones to their fullest extent to reinvent how families get through the day.

You will be joining our organization at a key moment in our history. We doubled active users and more than tripled revenue over the last year. We are scaling our team to accommodate this rapid growth. We currently have 95 full time employees, with offices in San Francisco, Las Vegas, and San Diego.

About the Job:

Examples of work that you will do as a Software Engineer II, Android:

- Build and use reusable tools based on platform sensors

- Assist in the implement a mocking system for sensor data.

- Explore and implement solutions around power savings

- Participate in the interview process to help us hire great talent

You are someone who is:

- A self-starter who is eager to learn, improve, and grow

- Conduct thorough design and code reviews

- Deliver high quality software with unit tests and automation

- Work in a cross-functional team of design, product, mobile, backend, and test

- Able to communicate well

You have the following experience:

- Minimum 5+ years of Android development experience

- Experience working on a commercial app (presently found on the app store)

- Passionate for technology and never-ending curiosity about the new features in Android

- Comfortable with multiple areas of the Android SDK

- Comfortable in a small, intense, and high-growth start-up environment

We'd be excited if you have:

- A sense of humor and the ability not to take yourself too seriously

- Experience developing location-based services

- Experience with multiple mobile platforms

- Experience working with Git

And We'd be *really* excited if you have:

- Experience with RxJava or other functional programming paradigms

- Experience with Uber RIBs or other mobile UI design patterns (MVP, MVVM, VIPER)

- Experience with TensorFlow

- Experience working with Android Sensors

Perks:

- Fridays are Work From Home days at Life360

- Competitive pay and benefits

- Free snacks, drinks (three ways to brew your favorite cup of coffee), and food in the office

- Health, dental and vision insurance plans

- 401k plan

- $200/month Quality of Life perk

- Whatever makes you stronger makes us stronger. We buy you the things you need to improve yourself and get your job done.