Jobs at ShowKit

Android Developer

Location: West Hollywood, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

We’re looking for a smart and curious Android Engineer to join our team. You’re a hacker and you have a passion for real-time technologies. You have a passion for building developer tools that are robust and you’re interested in stretching the boundaries of what’s possible on mobile devices.

As one of our early team members, you’ll work directly with our leadership team to develop our ShowKit Android SDK and help us ensure optimal performance for our clients. We’re growing, and we’d be thrilled for you to grow your career with us, be it into a senior engineer, team lead, or architect.

Here are some of the job responsibilities:

  • Working with talented developers to imagine and develop revolutionary real-time mobile support technology
  • Hacking Android and building our Android SDK from the ground up
  • As an early employee, you’ll refine best practices and lead by example

Here are some things we’d be thrilled to see in a strong candidate:

  • You have a BS or Masters Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering 
  • You have at least 1 year of professional software engineering experience where you’ve built and shipped a product as part of a team
  • Experience with Java, C++, and developing and maintaining Android applications
  • You build with the end user in mind, and you’re comfortable with self-directed learning on the job

Bonus points for:

  • You have experience developing on, or building apps for, devices using Android, from smartphones to other mobile-enabled products 
  • Experience working with the Android SDK and NDK
  • You have some experience, or a working knowledge of, developing for video calls and streaming, and want to work more with OpenGL ES.
  • You have a curiosity to work on core systems for mobile devices (networking, multi-threading, Bluetooth/WiFi)

Here’s what we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary, benefits and early-stage equity
  • Sunny West Hollywood office on the Sunset Strip and amazing views of LA
  • A fun and passionate team 
  • $5K to get the setup you deserve
  • Time to attend industry conferences and grow in your field
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