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Android Engineer - SDK

Foursquare, New York

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Foursquare is the leading independent location technology company, powered by our deep understanding of how people move throughout the world. Our solutions help businesses make smarter decisions, developers create more engaging experiences, and brands build more effective marketing strategies.

Foursquare’s platform includes Attribution, Audience, Pinpoint, Proximity, Places, Pilgrim SDK and Visits. As the industry’s first and only accredited company for location data from the Media Rating Council (MRC), this foundation powers all our solutions — those that exist today and those we have yet to build. Over 14 billion consumer-verified place visit confirmations help us keep our map and models fresh and up-to-date, building a phone’s-eye-view of the world with 105 million unique places of interest worldwide.

Responsibilities of the role

  • Collaborate with design, product manager and other engineers to ship new features and improve existing ones
  • Work across various disciplines to successfully deliver team commitments
  • Ensure a delightful experience for everyone who interacts with our software by working with stakeholders to support our SDK customers and app users
  • Be an advocate for modern Android development, helping us keep the codebase up to date with the latest capabilities, features and development best practices
  • Handle the full surface area of mobile development from data storage to UI interactions

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of professional native Android development experience
  • Deep understanding of Android SDK, frameworks and development patterns
  • Proficient in Java, Kotlin, Android architecture components (LiveData, ViewModel etc.), unit testing
  • Strong knowledge of reactive programming and MVVM architecture
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, agile, collaborative environment
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal)

Bonus points if you have

  • Desire to do cross-platform mobile development
  • SDK development experience
  • Familiarity with continuous integration & delivery, dependency injection, multi-threading, memory management

Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best products, we need a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds. This leads to a more delightful experience for our users and team members. We value listening to every voice and we encourage everyone to come be a part of building a company and products we love.

Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Foursquare

About us Foursquare is a technology company that enriches consumer experiences and informs business decisions through a deep understanding of location intelligence. Every month, more than 50 million people use the Foursquare City Guide app, Foursquare Swarm check-in app and websites to discover new places, explore the world and check in. Our community of explorers have left 91 million tips and checked in 12 billion times. Foursquare’s Places API powers location data for Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Twitter, Uber, Airbnb and 100,000 other developers. Foursquare’s business solutions also include Pinpoint, Attribution, Pilgrim SDK and Foursquare Analytics, which empower brands to understand and connect to targeted audiences as well as measure foot traffic and advertising success. Foursquare has over 250 employees based in New York headquarters and offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, and Singapore. Foursquare is proud to be funded by Union Square Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, DFJ Growth, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners and more. U.S. offices New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles International offices London, Singapore

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