Android Application Developer

San Francisco, CA
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Android application engineer at Keepsafe to create awesome user facing features that will ship to millions of people. As an Android engineer, you’ll collaborate closely with designers and product management to build ideas and bring them to life. You will have full responsibility for Android development. You’ll brainstorm new features and products, test them, launching early builds to production, fix bugs and work on improvements.

The Android team at Keepsafe in San Francisco is focused on continuous improvements of our existing Photo Vault and AppLock products.  You will also work with core infrastructure that provides real time sync, storage and other components. These underlying technologies make your life easy so you can focus on building features and services people love.

Our Tech Stack: Android-Kotlin, iOS-Swift 3, Python 3.x, AWS, Postgres, Java

Read more about How We Interview App Developers at Keepsafe.


-Own the entire lifecycle of the next big feature, from design to implementation
-Build native user interactions using latest technologies (e.g. Kotlin) on top of our core infrastructure that ships to millions
-Work closely with our design, product and marketing teams to launch new products and iterate
-Work closely with customer support to identify problems and come up with improvements
-Participate in design and code reviews from your peers

Skills & Requirements:

-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
-2+ years of professional programming experience and deep knowledge in one or more programming language
-Experience shipping high quality consumer software / Proven experience building consumer mobile applications
-1-2 Years of experience with the Android framework
-Knowledge of Android performance tools and optimization techniques


-Experience or interest in learning Kotlin
-Startup experience preferred
-Experience using Keepsafe a plus!
-Passionate about the Keepsafe mission

Why Keepsafe:

Keepsafe is a San Francisco, post-series A profitable startup planning to double our team in the next year. Our mission is to make privacy and security simple. We’re dedicated to protecting people’s personal space. More than 70 million people rely on Keepsafe’s secure vault to protect their private photos, videos and documents.

We have a commuter-friendly office in SOMA and a creative, welcoming workspace. Our team is diverse, humble, passionate, kind and forward thinking.

Keepsafe offers daily catered lunches, all the coffee you want, beer on tap, and a bright, skylight-filled office. We provide a competitive salary, stock options, health care, 401k contribution.

Our engineering team is at the forefront of security, smart encryption, key management, data transcoding, secure and fast cloud sync, and back-end custom analytics development for the future. By working at Keepsafe, you can expect to collaborate directly with our product and design teams and work with your peers to make impactful decisions about how things get done. Learn more about some of our software on Github and our Engineering blog.

Our Recruitment Process:

Our interview process consists of several stages, each one allowing us get to know you better, professionally and technically. It is also an opportunity for you to gain a better understanding of our culture and the work we do. We move quickly and go from initial screen to an on-site within a week or less pending availability. If all goes well, we will have an offer by the end of the full day on-site. 

Read our CEO’s post about "test driving" at Keepsafe to learn more about our hiring process!