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Mid Engineer (Android)

Acorns, Portland, OR

We Want to Help Everyone Invest So we built Acorns.


Android Developer | Acorns

At Acorns, we're building a financial wellness system that enables everyday Americans to save and invest every day. We are transforming the category and recruiting a team that is relentless at fulfilling our mission. The Acorns team comes together every day to deliver a revolutionary product to its customers, the up-and-coming. If you thrive in an environment where you can push yourself beyond all previous thresholds of possibility, come join us at Acorns.

Acorns is seeking a talented Android Developer that is passionate about Android and Java and thrives on solving complex engineering problems with simple, elegant solutions.

Acorns provides an outstanding opportunity to take an active role in shaping an award-winning product working with our talented team of engineers, designers and investment industry experts who are obsessed with introducing investing to millions of people around the world through our revolutionary new investment platform.

Job Description:

  • Design and build advanced applications for consumer facing applications operating on the Android platform
  • Use best practices to deliver high quality code; Unit-test code for robustness including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Implement new features and optimize existing ones from draft to implementation
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

Job Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 1-3 years experience developing native Android applications
  • Have at least one app published in the Google Play Store
  • Knowledge of the Android SDK performance tools and optimization techniques.
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, Go, Scala
  • Experience working as part of an agile software development team including interaction with a source code repository (GitHub or SVN)
  • Continuous integration considered a plus
  • Thirst for delivering game-changing products
  • Exceptional drive and precision in delivery
  • A belief that your work is tied to your life's mission
  • Optimistic about the potential of societal change

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • A comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Corporate gym access
  • Daily breakfast, weekly team lunches, and an endless supply of snacks
  • Numerous career possibilities that allow you to grow with Acorns
  • Talented and motivated team members who care deeply about one another, our mission and our customers.
  • The rare opportunity to create a new world. We inspire one another every day to do meaningful work that solves big societal challenges.

About Acorns:
Acorns is the leading micro-investing app in the U.S. It allows users to round up their daily purchases and automatically Invest the Change® into a low-cost, diversified portfolio of exchange-traded funds offered by some of the world's top asset managers (including Vanguard and BlackRock). Founded in Newport Beach, Calif., by father and son team Walter and Jeff Cruttenden, Acorns provides a simple entry-point using the Acorns app on iPhone or Android. Customers accumulate fractional shares in one of five portfolios constructed by world-renowned Nobel Laureate economist Dr. Harry Markowitz. Acorns' smart portfolio algorithms automatically work in the background of life, helping users build wealth naturally, pennies at a time. From Acorns mighty oaks do grow.


Mission:
With benevolence and courage, we look after the financial best interests of the up-and-coming; beginning with the empowering step of micro-investing.

Values:

1. Lead with heart
2. Make bold decisions
3. Always build trust
4. Never stop growing
5. Find a way

 

About Acorns

Invest spare change from everyday purchases into a diversified portfolio. Acorns is the first company to offer micro investing to the world. The proprietary financial engine allows customers to roundup spare change from everyday purchases and invest these sub-dollar amounts into a professionally managed portfolio of index funds. Simply connect any credit or debit card and a checking account, then spend money like you normally do to watch your portfolio grow with the market. It's easy to get started when you can invest any amount, any time with no commissions or minimums. Disclosures available at https://www.acorns.com/disclosures/

Want to learn more about Acorns? Visit Acorns's website.