Android Software Engineer

San Francisco
The Stride team is on the lookout for a smart, motivated individual to help develop new features for our Android app Stride Tax. Your job? Make sure we continue to ship features and scale the app to tens of thousands of users and be an advocate for best practices in Android coding across the company.

Your Mission

    • Evolve and expand Android and mobile at Stride
    • Advance stability, testing, continuous build / integration, and general good practices for Android within the company
    • Maintain and extend the visual feature set of the Stride Tax app
    • Collaborate with product managers and designers to implement new features
    • Work with multiple engineering and non engineering teams within the company on cross-functional efforts

Recipe for Success

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or software engineering related discipline)
    • A minimum of 4 years of professional experience within the software engineering space (focused on mobile development)
    • A strong understanding for computer science fundamentals and excitement to work on a fast-paced, collaborative team
    • Experience programming in Java with ReactiveX
    • Experience working with RESTful APIs
    • Experience working with an RDBMS and SQL
    • Experience managing project builds and dependencies using gradle
    • Experience developing apps using Android Studio and the core Android SDK
    • At least one active app on the Play Store
    • Experience building and maintaining a consumer app with at least 5k daily active users
    • Above all, you are constantly learning and growing inside and outside of the workplace

Cherries on Top

    • Experience with the MVP pattern as it pertains to Android
    • Experience with dependency injection using Dagger2
    • Experience managing thread and process concerns as related to Android
    • Experience unit testing with JUnit and UI testing with Espresso
    • Experience using a continuous integration tool such as Travis CI
    • A published gradle library
    • Experience with another front-end technology: web Javascript framework, iOS, etc.
    • Experience with one or more backend technologies
    • Experience with API design and architecting network operations
    • Experience with consumer finance and tax applications, healthcare, or the self-employed/freelancer industry
We make software that helps the 100+ million people who work for themselves be more productive and successful, giving them economic security to thrive.

For the past couple of years we’ve been solving really important problems for them like getting the right health coverage and simplifying their tax bills. Now we’re focused on building the world’s first all-in-one productivity platform designed to help them manage their business and make smart decisions every day.

Our products are integrated into the world’s largest work-for-yourself platforms including Uber, Etsy, TaskRabbit, Postmates,, and others, and we’re backed by leading investment firms including Venrock, New Enterprise Associates, and F-Prime Capital Partners.

Come help us take the work out of working for yourself!