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Software Engineer, Android

Engineering | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Software Engineer, Android

About us:

Life360 is the largest family service in the world with over 50 Million registered users. Our mission is to help families feel together outside the home. We build technology that extends the realm of safety beyond the front door so that families feel safe and synchronized no matter where they are.

In an ever mobile world that has unleashed a torrent of efficiencies in many aspects of our social and working lives, families have been an afterthought. At Life360, we appreciate the potential of technology to reinforce our most cherished relationships and believe that to succeed we must fortify the dynamics that make families strong. It starts with location as the foundation that helps families find their rhythm, liberating you from the tyranny of minor worries and the mundane task of chasing or finding your loved ones.  On top of location, we are building services that will augment family life in new and exciting ways, from ensuring loved ones are safe when they’re behind the wheel to providing confidence when children are out late, from simplifying coordination of family activities to securing their home.

Drawing on a decade of experience serving families and our expertise in location, our service recreates the serenity of knowing that those closest to you are safe, even when you’re far apart. Life360 is peace of mind that you can carry with you throughout the day.

We’ve raised over $75m in funding from Google, Facebook, BMW, ADT and other venture investors.  The service is available on iOS, Android and Echo devices around the world in more than 15 languages.

Now is the perfect time to join our 75 person strong team based in San Francisco. Not only is our user base growing at a fast pace, our upcoming product releases are some of the most exciting in the company’s history.

Responsibilities:

  • Self-starter who is passionate about his / her work.
  • Bias towards action and great attention to details.
  • Make the hard calls between beautiful architecture and getting things done.
  • Work in a cross functional team of mobile, backend, design, product and test engineers.
  • Conduct thorough design and code reviews.
  • Deliver high quality software with unit tests and automation

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2+ years of Android experience
  • The experience of taking an app from concept all the way to the App Store
  • Passionate for technology and never-ending curiosity about the new features in Android
  • Comfortable with multiple areas of the Android SDK
  • Comfortable in a small, intense and high-growth start-up environment
  • Ability to drive a technical initiative in the team.

Bonus Points:

  • An app live on the App Store or contributions to open source software.
  • A sense of humor and the ability not to take yourself too seriously.
  • Experience developing location-based services
  • Experience with multiple mobile platforms.
  • Ability to communicate well.

We're a growth company, which means that you'll be part of a tightly knit and highly driven team. Some days will be busy, other days will be even busier. But it's never boring, and the work is stimulating. We're looking for someone who is a star in their own right and can inspire others but at the same time, roll up their sleeves and own key components of the business.

Perks:

  • Fridays are Work From Home days at Life360
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Free snacks, drinks (three ways to brew your favorite cup of coffee), and food in the office
  • Catered lunches throughout the week
  • Your own computer built the way you like it
  • Health, dental and vision insurance plans
  • 401k plan
  • $200/month Quality of Life perk
  • A great office with plenty of light in the heart of the SOMA district in beautiful San Francisco (and we are pet friendly - bring the pooch on in!)
  • Whatever makes you stronger makes us stronger. We buy you the things you need to improve yourself and get your job done.