Android Software Engineer

Santa Monica, CA
Engineering – Engineering / Mobile
Full-time (exempt)
At Ring, we come to work every day with the mission of reducing crime in neighborhoods. Over the past few years we have learned that when neighbors, the Ring team, and law enforcement all work together, we can create safer communities. 

The Neighbors App was built for this very reason. Available to everyone with an iOS or Android device, Neighbors sends you real-time crime and safety alerts from your neighbors, law enforcement, and the Ring team. Simply put, Neighbors is the new neighborhood watch.

The Neighbors team is seeking Android engineers who will help us create the next generation of mobile apps. In this role, you will work closely with a cross-functional team of engineers, marketers, designers, and product managers to design, test, and iterate on solutions in a fast-paced environment.

As an Android Software Development Engineer for the Neighbors team, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the definition, vision, design, roadmap and development of Neighbors, the largest dedicated public safety social network in the world. This role involves design, architecture, implementation, and operations of applications and services that make our neighborhood safer. You will be given the opportunity to autonomously deliver the technical direction of these services, and the feature roadmap. You will work with extraordinary talent and have the opportunity to hire and shape the team to best execute on the product.

Responsibilities

    • Develop and deliver new product features for our Android application
    • Improve engineering processes and tools to increase team effectiveness
    • Work across both technical and business focused teams to deliver value to our neighbors
    • Promote robust and maintainable code, clear documentation, and deliver high quality work on tight schedules

Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
    • 3+ years of application development experience with Android
    • Strong proficiency with Java, and Kotlin in an Android development environment
    • Experience with popular Android frameworks
    • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, problem solving, and complexity analysis
    • Ability to communicate complex technical problems to both technical and business audiences verbally and in writing

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in mobile design patterns (MVVM), building mobile frameworks / SDKs, building custom UX widgets and optimizing apps for performance (Instruments)
    • Experience writing testable code and automating test regressions
    • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and operations
    • Experience developing, releasing, and maintaining an Android app
    • Experience with REST architecture for web services
    • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, continuous deployments, testing and operations
    • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field 
About Ring

Ring's mission is to reduce crime in neighborhoods by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with its suite of home security products and services. The Ring product line, along with the Ring Neighbors app, enable Ring to offer affordable, complete, proactive home and neighborhood security in a way no other company has before. In fact, two Newark, NJ neighborhoods saw an over 50 percent decrease in home break-ins after Ring Video Doorbells and Spotlight Cams were installed on 11% of homes in the communities from April-July 2018 when compared to the same time period in 2017. Ring is an Amazon company. For more information, visit www.ring.com. With Ring, you’re always home.

Ring LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetics.