Android Engineer

Remote
Mobile – Mobile Development
Engineering
Swish is a world-class development studio which teams have delivered products for Google, Microsoft, Gatorade, Nasdaq, Factset, and other major enterprises.

The Apps team is looking for an experienced Android App Developer to own product development.
We are looking for developers who are passionate about customer-centric solutions and working with agile software development methods.

As an Android Developer, you will be in charge of writing high standard code in collaboration with the design team and the Product Manager. You will also be responsible for delivering high-quality products to meet our internal standards.

We design apps that deliver business results to our clients. Be it growing their visibility online, increasing the performance of their existing app, improving UX, we always keep in mind the business KPIs (usually- business growth and sales).

To lead such projects, we are looking for individuals who are able to think both in technical and business terms.

A successful candidate will bring a passion for excellent user-centric products.

Our Stack

    • Android: Kotlin/Java
    • Backend: Node
    • Framework: Express, Next, Meteor
    • Datastore: MongoDB, Redis
    • Container: Docker
    • Hosting: AWS, Heroku

A Typical Week

    • You'll brainstorm with product managers and designers to conceptualize new features.
    • You'll collaborate with back-end engineers to build new features for a client.
    • You'll learn about new technologies and discuss potential solutions to problems.
    • You'll help our skilled support team triage bugs and troubleshoot production issues.
    • You'll mentor other engineers and deeply review code.

Requirements

    • You'll be tasked with developing Android apps and applying them at scale to our projects. We look for the following attributes in candidates:
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Work across disciplines with team members from frontend, backend, design, and product.
    • Actively participate in product decisions and improve our development workflow.
    • 3+ years of relevant work experience building Android apps, ideally using our stack. Experience with building a variety of products with different feature needs.
    • Experience with unit and integration testing, continuous integration and deployment workflows.
    • Experience with developing REST APIs and integrating third-party APIs.
    • In all cases, you should be motivated by a desire to solve the most important problems and obtain unprecedented results and eager to push your methods to their maximal performance.

Bonus Points

    • Degree in STEM field, especially software engineering or computer science related.
    • Interested in emerging technology such as machine learning and blockchain.
    • Track record of migrating legacy infrastructure to modern stacks.
    • Experience in small start­up environments helping large enterprises.
    • Experience working with a team, especially a distributed team.
    • Reading Swift code
    • Experience with continuous integration tools (circleci)
    • Experience in small start­up environments helping large enterprises.
    • Experience with a distributed team / remote work
About Swish.

Launched in February 2013, Swish is a fast-growing business with an innovative working culture and teams spanned across the world with teams in Toronto, San Francisco, Berlin, Auckland, Bruxelles, Medellin, and more.

We create products for successful business using cutting-edge technologies: Blockchain, Machine Learning, and Apps Dev. Working with Swish puts you in contact with prestigious brands, wherever your base is. We are a 100% remote-work company because we believe it is everyone’s choice to live and work the way they prefer.

Work is organized in sprints  - 2 weeks periods to which, as a member of our talent community, you choose to commit. You always have the choice to accept or decline a sprint, or take-on multiple sprints simultaneously.

We let members choose what suits them best depending on their current situation: family, travel, studies, finance. We know life is not linear and we respect the humans behind the screens.
Our work ethic relies on six core values: Transparency, Directness, Meritocracy, Autonomy, Responsibility, Continuous Learning.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to our values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work.

Join the future of work today.