Lead Mobile Engineer

Foster City, CA
Engineering – Software
Full-time
The Role

Zoox is looking for a seasoned mobile application engineer to join the Software Engineering team at Zoox. You will be responsible for design and implementation of Zoox’s user-facing applications for iOS and Android. The position comes with a high degree of independence and the opportunity to help shape our mobile roadmap. You will be expected to set and implement current best practices in mobile development and collaborate with our talented design and product teams on identifying and solving questions about how our users (riders) can access Zoox services in the most efficient and intuitive manner. Your work will be highly visible, at the forefront of our service rollout. In your development work, and in interactions with infrastructure teams, we will expect you do be essential in establishing practices and interfaces that result in a robust, usable, and secure system: from Rider, to Cloud, to Robot.

Qualifications

BS / MS in Computer Science or similar degree with 5+ years of relevant experience.
Strong background in mobile development on iOS and/or Android
Deep understanding of both UX and “backend” mobile development and the implications of different networking paradigms and frameworks.
Demonstrated experience building high-quality mobile apps from scratch all the way to production and subsequent updates.
Proven intuition about usability and skills to back the intuition with data, such as by using AB testing.
Verifiable long-term ownership of public-facing applications through multiple releases.
Dynamic, driven and hands-on, yet capable to multitask across functions.
Experience with mobile testing frameworks and services.

Bonus Qualifications

Proven leadership in mobile development.
Meaningful contribution and ownership of a highly-popular, heavily downloaded app.
Strong background as a CS generalist.