Staff Android Engineer

Getaround, Amsterdam

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We’re building a global platform to enable a future where all cars are shared. There are more than 1 billion cars in the world, and these cars are parked, on average, more than 95% of the time. With instant and keyless carsharing via our patented hardware and software platform and our industry-leading mobile apps, we’re helping communities around the world share these underutilized resources to reduce their vehicle footprint while increasing mobility solutions.

With headquarters in San Francisco, offices in major metropolitan areas across the US, and now with offices in Amsterdam, our distributed team is building the future of mobility. If you want to help create this future with us and change the landscape of cities worldwide, Getaround might just be the place for you.

As a core member of the engineering team, you’ll play a crucial role in the development of a solid, well-rounded mobile engineering practice that spans across projects and teams around the globe. Not only will you define and own key aspects of our mobile architecture, you’ll also be responsible for fostering the growth and professional development of your fellow engineers.

Primary responsibilities (aka "What you’ll be doing")

  • Set the technical direction and strategy for product teams and lead discussions surrounding architecture
  • Evaluate emerging mobile technology trends and tools and, if appropriate, influence the use of new technologies.
  • Manage the technical risks and debt associated with the development of new features and the architectural changes required to support them.
  • Collaborate with the product management design, architect and develop new features.
  • Implement continuous integration and test automation to improve code quality.
  • Write well-tested, elegant and maintainable code

Qualifications (aka "Skills")

  • Computer Science, Engineering or similar degree, or equivalent real-life experience.
  • Proven experience leading a team that is building enterprise scale mobile applications.
  • Proven experience managing and mentoring engineers in a fast paced environment.
  • High attention to detail and product quality
  • Goal driven, innovative and highly communicative
  • Mastery over core areas of mobile development (e.g. async networking, local storage, memory management)
  • Deep experience in Android development, Kotlin and the Java language

Additional awesomeness

  • Experience developing iOS applications (Swift / Objective-C)
  • Experience developing large-scale web and mobile applications
  • You have worked with Google App Engine, EC2 or some other cloud computing service
  • Knowledge developing in Python
At Getaround, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no matter your race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, your perspective has value.

Come join us in continuing to make Getaround a great place to work!

About Getaround

About us Getaround is an on-demand carsharing marketplace powered by our proprietary hardware technology, the Getaround Connect. Headquartered in San Francisco since 2009, we won TechCrunch Disrupt in 2011, and launched on-demand carsharing just two years later. Getaround has grown to over 200,000 members across the US by allowing users to rent, unlock and drive — all with your phone. Rates start at $5/hour including insurance and no membership fees. Car owners conveniently share their cars earning $500-$1000 a month.

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