Work at Couchsurfing
Senior Android Engineer
Couchsurfing is the world’s premier social travel platform, with over 12 million members in nearly every country in the world. Couchsurfing changes people’s lives. Hearing the stories of Couchsurfers whose lives have been transformed by travel is the greatest reward for doing what we do. Join us and every day thousands of people from every country in the world will meet in person and embark on new adventures as a direct result of your work.
We are a small, nimble and hyper-focused team who are building the next generation of this powerful service, with a strong focus on mobile. Our platforms include web, ios, and android, and our mobile audience is growing rapidly. If you’re interesting in making a big impact at a small company with a passionate and large user base and growing revenue streams, then you’ll like it here.
Experience we’re interested in
- Shipping one or more Android apps in the Google Play Store
- A curiosity and thirst for knowledge for all things technical
- Past projects that show an aptitude and interest in product-minded development
- A track record for learning new skills and being able to contribute with them quickly
Problems we work on
- Product: Building the tools our large and engaged user-base utilize to connect and share experiences
- Design: Care about making every pixel perfect and meaningful. Every transition smooth and delightful. Every interaction intuitive.
- Reliability: Deliver reliable software through continuous integration, automated testing, and in-depth code reviews.
- Invention: Envision totally new features, flows, and techniques that are inspired, considered, and magical.
You will be working on the cutting edge of Android with the latest tools, libraries and techniques
- Android Studio
- Gradle + CircleCI
- Make use of the awesome Android open source community with the leading Square/Netflix libraries Dagger, RxJava, Retrofit, Okhttp, Butterknife, Flow, Mortar, …
- Implement the latest Android design patterns.
- Designing API’s optimized for mobile clients
- Automatized testing environment with Robolectric, Robotium / Espresso, Spoon, …
Culture and perks
- Awesome co-workers who care about building a great service and each other
- We work hard and play hard - you have freedom to get the job done, but must deliver results.
- Tasty AND healthy group lunch
- Competitive salary and benefits
- Ping-pong where walls, ceiling, and floor are in play
- Couches galore
- Staff in the Wild program - each month we send a CS employee Couchsurfing somewhere on planet earth!
This position is located at Couchsurfing HQ in San Francisco, California.