Job Description: Android Engineer


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

The Android Engineer will build Android applications, and work with our Product and Design teams to develop new ideas, explore new opportunities, and maintain Android application development. The right candidate can work independently and can mentor others in a manner that helps them grow by sharing experience and wisdom in a way that is easily understandable. In this role, you’ll report to the Lead, Mobile Software, and will support them in enforcing architecture practices and project integration with android applications. You’ll be expected to write code that is designed to be reusable and shared amongst other teams, which will include understanding which pattern is the best for a given job.


Primary Responsibilities:

      Contributing to the design, building, testing, optimization, and maintenance of the goTenna Android mobile apps and goTenna Android SDK

      Collaborating with the firmware and full-stack team

      Supporting the QA team to ensure reliability and stability of the Android app along with the goTenna hardware

      Assisting product management teams to define, implement and develop new features with the user in mind

      Dedication to keeping the highest quality, maintainability, and flexibility in code by strictly adhering to best practices and guidelines (coding standards, version control, peer reviews, manager feedback, etc)

      Commitment to a highly collaborative team’s goals to implement the latest development frameworks and techniques (Jetpack, MVVM, Material Design, etc)

      Architect and build projects using Kotlin for Android

      Maintain and support existing Android apps

      Work with other teams to help solve technical problems

      Mentor other engineers on the team


Required Experience:

      B.S. degree in Computer Science or related engineering field

      3+ years of experience developing commercially shipped apps for Android (in Kotlin), in a professional environment

      Kotlin and MVVM experience

      Coroutines experience

      Ability to adhere to our internal Coding Standards in order to produce clean, bug-free, maintainable and shareable code

      Ability to develop complex mobile apps while optimizing for efficiency and stability

      Ability to collaborate with UI/UX designers, as well as understand and implement Android Material Design with the absence of UI/UX designs

      Experience with Git and or other Version Control Systems

      Experience writing UI and Unit Tests


Preferred Experience:

      Experience working on government-focused projects

      Experience with IoT projects or Bluetooth on Android

      Experience with Android SDK development

      Experience with Flutter development

      Knowledge of Design patterns

      Experience with Compose

      Experience with IOS and Swift development

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

      Experience with C/C++

      Experience with RESTful APIs and connecting to the backend server

      Experience with encryption, security, and PKI frameworks

      Familiarity with Agile/Lean methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)

      Preference for working in the innovative, fast-paced environment of ap

      An affinity for people who like telling jokes, sharing funny links, doing cool stuff outside work, and try to be creative about team building 

      Love for goTenna and our mission to build a distributed communication network from the ground-up!


ITAR: U.S. Citizen or Green Card Required

Placement at the appropriate job level (entry, senior, etc) will be determined by a combination of years of experience, demonstration of proficiency in this field, and other qualifications.

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:


                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

This position has been filled.