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Senior Android Software Engineer

Technology | Raleigh, NC | Full Time

Job Description

ABOUT GUIDEBOOK:

Guidebook is a simple yet powerful mobile application builder that lets you create an app in four easy steps with no technical skills required. 

Thousands of organizations use Guidebook to create mobile applications for their conference, corporate meeting, university campus, or other custom event—but it doesn’t stop there. Our mission is to connect people with the places in which they spend their time. Forward-thinking professionals are using Guidebook’s simple app builder to make interactive mobile guides for their student orientations, college campus tours, venues and corporate campuses, airports, and any other place where there’s a lot going on.

Here at Guidebook we know the future is mobile—come join us on the challenge!

ENGINEERING AT GUIDEBOOK:

We value communication, ownership, and execution. Our goal is to identify and develop each of our team member’s individual strengths; we use those strengths to foster a culture of accountability and high-performance across our Engineering Organization.

We pride ourselves on developing best in class products from our web based content management system to our mobile experience. Our team members have a diverse array of talent and experience, and we’re looking for other intellectually curious developers to join our cause.

Make no mistake about it—you will be contributing in meaningful ways to our consumer facing product suite that touches hundreds of thousands of users each month.

ABOUT THE JOB:

As a Senior Android Engineer at Guidebook, you’ll work alongside product and other cross-functional counterparts including designers, QA, web front end, back end, and iOS engineers to make improvements to our mobile app. As the sole contributor to our Android app, you'll work closely with your manager to complete projects and steer the direction of the android codebase.

If you will be working remote, it is important that you are online and available during standard business hours (9AM - 5PM PST) for our California based engineering and product teams.

You will report into our Engineering Manager Dylan Foster and become a part of a tightly knit mobile team, composed of you and a small iOS team. This role is ideal for an engineer who wants to utilize strong technical experience to affect the team’s success by developing a deep understanding of the codebase and making daily commits while also being an important technical partner to their manager. Our software engineers feel huge ownership over their work and our ideal candidate should be excited to step into a small, agile team to work on meaningful projects that tangibly impact company success. We value empathy, communication, teamwork, and self-development. We send our engineers regularly to relevant conferences like Google IO and give our engineers opportunities to speak to the company at large on demo days.

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • 3+ years of experience developing Android applications
  • Experience with Kotlin and Gradle
  • Excited to take ownership of a codebase and independently execute large scale projects with the support of your manager
  • Empathetic and an excellent communicator
  • Ability to break down large features into bite-size tasks
  • Enjoys working alongside iOS engineers to build high quality, consistent features
  • Cares about code quality, and holds themselves and others to a high standard
  • Passionate about building quality products with great UI

PERKS:

  • 100% paid benefits: medical, dental, and vision

  • Short term and long term disability benefits

  • Unlimited vacation time

  • Stock options

  • Make your workstation yours: desk customization (monitor; docks/stands; keyboards; whatever else you need to be productive)

  • For candidates located near Raleigh, NC, you are encouraged to work out of our newly expanded office right downtown.  Enjoy comfortable lounge areas for work and play, plus fun group outings like movie nights, hockey games, and BBQ's