SDE I - Android

Technology – Mobile /
Full-time /
About us:

Upstox is one of India's leading Fin-Tech companies with a mission to simplify trading & investing to make it easily accessible to the masses. We aim to enable everyone, from new investors to seasoned traders, to invest across multiple categories with our state-of-the-art trade & investment platform and commission-free pricing. We offer numerous asset categories to invest in, like Stocks, Digital Gold, IPOs, Mutual Funds, and more.

By focusing on our customers’ needs and equipping them with personalized yet powerful tools, we witnessed a steep growth of 800% in our customer base from 25 Thousand in 2017 to 2 Lakh in 2019. With 1500% growth in 2020, currently, over 3 million customers trust us with their investment decisions, thus setting us on the course to become an industry leader in the country.

The company was founded in 2009 by Ravi Kumar and Shrinivas Viswanath, and in2016 Kavitha Subramanian joined as the third co-founder. Backed by Ratan Tata, weraised $4 million in Series A funding (2016) led by Kalaari Capital. In 2019, US-based investment firm Tiger Global Management invested $25 million in a Series B funding round. Visit our Linkedin page to learn more about us.

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Designation: Software Development Engineer I - Android

Location: Mumbai

Ideal candidate:

If you are an Android developer with a passion for pushing mobile technologies to the limits.  You will work with our team of talented engineers to design and build the next generation of our mobile ecosystem. You are comfortable working on our existing codebase, developing new apps and optimizing them for a fast and delightful user experience. 

Roles & Responsibilities:

Designing and building advanced mobile features and custom UI.
Collaborating with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
Optimizing the app for speed, memory, network and battery.
Keeping the app stable and secure at all times.
Continuously discovering, evaluating, and implementing new technologies to maximize development efficiency.
Unit-testing code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.

Skills & Experience Required:

You have 1+ years of experience in Android Development.
You are a software engineer who thinks & speaks in Java/Kotlin.
You have a Bachelors / Masters degree in Computer Science / Engineering or a related subject.
You have a solid understanding of the full lifecycle of mobile development, testing, publishing and devops.
You have a good knowledge of networks and distributed systems.
Your attention to detail is the stuff of legends (Every second, byte and pixel counts).You enjoy working with a small, fast paced team willing to jump on tasks (planned / out of nowhere / ambiguous), without spilling your coffee.
You are equal parts left and right brain You focus on the tech and logic as much as you are obsessed with the UX and customer delight.
You are looking to restore balance to the universe through clean code.
You are a flawless multi-tasker, able to smoothly transition between features, bugs, projects and languages.
You have complete expertise in the general mobile landscape, design, trends, and emerging technologies.
You have experience working with Android frameworks as well as third-party libraries and APIs.

Bonus Points:

You have experience in iOS app development.
You have developed apps on Flutter / React Native.
You are popular on StackOverflow for answering challenging questions.
Your GitHub profile showcases a list of original contributions.