Job Description: Senior Mobile Architect

About goTenna

goTenna is building the world’s most intelligent and scalable mobile mesh networks. Our protocols and devices are designed to enable off-grid connectivity and augment traditional communications networks. goTenna mesh networking turns everything in the world around us into programmable mobile infrastructure to decentralize connectivity and unlock society’s last mile.

About the Role:

We’re seeking a Senior Mobile Architect to help lead the development of goTenna’s mobile apps. The right person for this role will not only make an outsized individual contribution to mobile application development efforts, but also help lead the technical direction of software engineering practices at goTenna by providing expert input into development methodologies, project estimates, and implementation strategies. In addition to collaboration with mobile developers, you’ll also be part of a team of engineers working on web development, firmware, wireless networking protocols, hardware, QA, and more. You’ll also work closely with UI/UX and product management to ensure high-quality production and deployment of fully integrated applications that serve as the interface for goTenna’s next-generation communication systems.

This is a full-time position that is remote-eligible.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be a highly effective technical leader-by-example, mentoring the Mobile development team and bringing your expertise to guide the design, development, and maintenance of goTenna mobile applications.

  • Review new product requirements for goTenna mobile apps, then design and implement  the data model, control, and customer-facing aspects for those features.

  • Design and develop scalable, maintainable architectures, and design, build, and test goTenna mobile apps while applying best-in-class software engineering practices.

  • Collaborate with firmware, hardware, QA, and product management teams to define, implement, and ship new features.

  • Ensure highest quality and performance of goTenna’s mobile apps.

  •  Design and develop SDKs for third-party developers.

  • Providing engineering support for customer issues and general problem-solving.

  • Giving support to product managers to answer technical customer questions.

Required Experience:

  • 10+ years overall software engineering experience.

  • 7+ years mobile application development, with a mastery of Android development in Kotlin.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.

  • Experience with MVVM and similar Mobile Architecture.

  • Experience with Flutter development.

  • Experience developing multithreading apps, performance tuning, and debugging

  • Experience working closely with UI/UX designers to implement intuitive interfaces

  • Experience with developer tools like Firebase, Maven, Gradle, Git and Android Studio.

  • Experience mentoring and supporting peers, and fostering best engineering practices.

  • Familiarity with Agile/Lean development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban).

  • Proven track record of taking initiative to proactively resolve technical issues.

  • Knowledge of Design patterns.

  • Experience with Compose.

  • Experience with UML diagrams.

Preferred Experience:

  • Additional development experience with other platforms and languages such as iOS development in Swift

  • Experience writing Bluetooth apps & familiarity with Bluetooth SDKs.

  • Experience using mapping frameworks (e.g., MapBox, Google Maps, Esri), RESTful APIs, and connection to backend servers.

  • Experience with security protocolsAndroid Encryption, CryptoKit, or similar.

  • Experience with hardware integration and/or connected devices.

  • Experience working on government-focused projects.

  • Experience using Map frameworks (MapBox, Google Maps, etc).

  • Experience with C/C++.

ITAR: U.S. Citizen or Green Card Required 

goTenna is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Depending on skills and experience. Individual compensation decisions are based on a number of factors, including experience level, skillset, and balancing internal equity relative to peers at the company. We recognize that the person we hire may be less experienced (or more senior) than this job description as posted. In these situations, the updated salary range will be communicated with you as a candidate.

goTenna Benefits:

  • Equity

  • 401(k) plan

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Parental Leave with Pay

  • Holiday pay (including December recess)

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and life insurance

  • Pre-tax benefits

  • Short- and Long-term disability plans

  • Professional Education Stipend