Senior Android Developer
Engineering | San Francisco, CA, United States


SKOUT is an exciting, Andreessen Horowitz funded start-up company. We are a location-based social networking start-up and the leader in people discovery. Our mobile applications help our millions of users meet others in their immediate vicinity. We are a small company delivering big things and are looking for great people to help define the future of our company and the industry. We are building the future platform for meeting new people and discovering what’s going on around you.
 
Skout is seeking a Senior Android developer to join our mobile team in San Francisco and help shape the future of our Android applications. You will work within a small team, being part of the full product cycle making decisions and building software that changes the way millions of people use their mobile. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a fluid start-up environment and will bring an energetic, fun and creative approach to their work.
 
Key responsibilities:
  • Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, maintainable Android code to be installed on millions of devices
  • Continually offer thought-leadership and dependable execution ability in a high-paced environment characterized by ongoing iteration and product pushes
  • Play a key role in backend development, troubleshoot and help shape the architecture of new features
 
Desired Skills & Experience
Requirements:
  • Recent Android development experience
  • 3+ years experience building fast growing web or mobile products
  • Experience utilizing Android frameworks to help create user interfaces that are fast and intuitive to use.
  • Familiar with the Android market place and app device/OS compatibility on Android.
  • Familiar with mobile advertising and 3rd party SDK integration is a huge plus
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field preferred, top-tier schools preferred
  • Experience using version control repositories
  • Comfortable with agile/scrum development process and code reviews.
 
 
 



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