Android App Engineer

Employer
Upside
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 18, 2017
Closes
May 29, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
We are ambitious, well-funded, and plan to change a $1 trillion-dollar global industry. This is no ordinary startup. We've brought on some of the most passionate, intelligent, and seasoned founding team members on the planet. We are building a product that will innovate business travel, delivering the cost savings that companies demand and a new level of great incentives that business travelers deserve. ABOUT YOU You are passionate about building apps that users love -- like really, really love. You have 2-5 years of experience in Android application development, including density independence and Android Support library. You love showing off what you've built to friends, family, neighbors, and even strangers on the street! You are looking to get in on the ground floor of a well-funded startup with a proven leadership team and a mobile-centric user acquisition strategy. You are proficient in Java and Android tools like Android Studio or Eclipse/ADT and are familiar with Google guidelines and APIs including Material Design, the new permissions APIs, and GCM. You've published through Google Play (including BETA testing and staged rollouts) and Amazon Appstore. You've interfaced with RESTful JSON APIs, AWS cloud services, GitHub and you have a TDD tattoo (well, maybe not really, but we really believe in testing!).Bonus: experience with iOS UI patterns and harmonizing UI designs between Android and iOS versions of the same app. ABOUT THE GIG Work with our COO and Engineering team leadership to create an app that harnesses the power of mobile in yet-to-be-imagined ways. We have the capital to build it right, and we need to build it quickly. Work close with product, UX, and industry experts to build out features that take business travel from mundane to magical. ABOUT ENGINEERING AT UPSIDEWe love to ship. We're completely on the CI/CD train, shipping code multiple times a day. We've developed a clustered container environment in AWS using Docker and Kubernetes to manage dozens of microservices written primarily in Node and Go. Our web frontend is in written Angular and we're building native iOS and Android apps that take full advantage of the powerful platforms they run on. ABOUT USWe are a team of no-nonsense risk-takers that thrive in our low structure, high expectations culture. We are positive, passionate, playful, and always pushing to be better. Our team is a hodgepodge of challenge seekers, travel gurus, startup junkies, and data-miners who see the big picture.YOU WANT TO TALK TO US IF . You are motivated by disrupting the norm.. You have a great sense of humor and take your profession seriously, but not yourself.. Your entrepreneurial spirit drives your bias for action.. You are all about constructive feedback - you can dish it out and you can take it.. You thrive in the frenetic energy of a startup.WHAT WE OFFER. Competitive salary + equity . Full health, vision, and dental coverage. 401K plan . Open paid time off . Impromptu Nerf gun battles