The role:

Jiobit, which develops the next generation of location-based wearables, is seeking an experienced mobile software engineer to help us scale the team.  The ideal candidate will have experience in either Android or iOS development, using Kotlin and Swift respectively, but also an interest in or experience with the opposite platform.  Our iOS and Android applications maintain feature parity and we prioritize iterating both at an equal pace.

This would be a great opportunity if you are actively engaged in development for one platform and have had a mind to learn the other too!

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining the user-facing Jiobit iOS (Swift) and Android (Kotlin) applications.

  • Design, document and implement application features in collaboration with the entire engineering team.

  • Collaborate across functional areas (platform, firmware, mobile, product and customer care) to define requirements for the new application features.

  • Deliver the highest quality app experience on time and improve existing codebase quality from release to release.

What you’ll need:

  • Solid knowledge of the general CS fundamentals (algorithms, data structures, object-oriented programming, etc.)

  • Proficiency with, or interest in, Swift and Objective-C languages and iOS SDKs and Kotlin and Java languages and Android SDKs.

  • Solid understanding of threads and concurrency.

  • Understanding concepts of mobile applications UI and UX design, following iOS or Google applications development guidelines.

  • Understanding the process of submitting applications to mobile app stores.

  • Familiarity working with RESTful APIs.

  • Familiarity with cloud infrastructure, either AWS or GCP.

  • Experience with mobile application performance and memory tuning, detecting and optimization of battery-draining code, debugging and finding/resolving memory leaks.

  • Hands-on experience with unit-tests and iOS / Android UI testing automation frameworks (XCTest/XCUITest or Espresso).

  • Familiarity with BLE and Bluetooth APIs.

  • Authorized to work in the US (Citizen or Permanent Resident), no H1-B sponsorships


Here at Jiobit we understand that professional experience can be developed in many ways. If you have relevant skills that don’t show up on your resume, we welcome your candidacy and ask you to share more in an optional cover letter. If your resume doesn't perfectly match these requirements, we'd still strongly encourage you to apply. Candidates are required to be domiciled and located within the continental US. Relocation to Chicago, IL not required. Remote work candidates encouraged to apply.

Why you want to work with us:

We like people who take risks, big and small. At Jiobit, we’re motivated every day because we do meaningful work that solves real problems. We support one another in our current roles and career aspirations, encouraging each other to learn new skills and dive deeper into our expertise.

We believe in you working the way you want to; if you have an idea, do it, we support you. We celebrate our successes (big and small) and make memories at bi-annually off-sites and team building events (kayaking, karaoke-ing, Cards Against Humanity-ing, just to name a few).

More about us:

Jiobit is the first of its kind patented location sharing platform, enabling the longest lasting and smallest real-time location products (indoor or out) with best-in-class security.

Featuring a host of encryption and security technologies, Jiobit is trusted by federal government customers, law enforcement professionals, and thousands of pet owners and families, with usage in every populated continent in the world.

Our mission is to provide the right information at the right time to the right people.

We believe that caregivers should have a single source of helpful information to guide growth and reduce stress. We envision a world where families move forward with ease using a single source of helpful information. Everything we do and everyone who works here is centered around this mission.

Basically, this is the moment you opt-out if you’re not into it.

Jiobit has won an Editor's Choice Award with PCMag and has been featured on CNBC, Buzzfeed, Techcrunch, and USA Today to name a few. Jiobit has offices in Chicago and Silicon Valley. With a strategic investment from Netgear, Inc., along with Chicago-based Venture Capital firm, MATH Venture Partners, we are positioning the business for rapid growth.

What you’ll get:

  • Unlimited time off to juggle work/life balance, including 3 week minimum time off

  • Flexible work hours and location (optional work from our downtown Chicago office, hybrid in office/WFH)

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance (including 50% contribution for dependents)

  • Paid holidays

  • Short-term / Long-term Disability offered

  • 401(k)

  • Competitive Stock Option & Equity Packages

  • Cash compensation between $135,000 and $150,000 (location and experience dependent) for new team members, with performance and milestone driven adjustments

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