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Senior Android Engineer, Auto

Mapbox, Remote, United States

Build experiences for exploring the world


Mapbox is the leading real-time location platform for a new generation of location-aware businesses. Mapbox is the only platform that equips organizations with the full set of tools to power the navigation of people, packages, and vehicles everywhere. More than 3.5 million registered developers have chosen Mapbox because of the platform’s flexibility, security and privacy compliance. Organizations use Mapbox applications, data, SDKs and APIs to create customized and immersive experiences that delight their customers. Whether you’re watching the delivery of your grocery order on Instacart, tracking your personal best mile on Strava, monitoring your gas budget on Metromile, or checking today’s forecast on The Weather Channel, Mapbox is the location and maps within those apps.

What We Do

Do you have a passion for Automotive? Do you want to challenge the status quo of the in-car customer experience? Do you want to take on very ambiguous problems? If you answered yes to these questions, we have a dream job for you! 

Come join a small yet mighty team of diverse and collaborative backend engineers, a Product Manager, and an Engineering Manager and build new user experiences from the ground up for our global customers like Toyota, GM, and BMW.

What You'll Do

As a Senior Android Engineer, you'll partner closely with your team to define, develop, and deliver the roadmap and the technical direction of our greenfield product. You will solve complex technical problems relevant to the car. We love to experiment and move fast to best serve our customers. 

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Build end-to-end software solutions that provide a connected and enjoyable customer experience;
  • Incorporate best practices, produce secure, testable, maintainable, and extensible code;
  • Work with your Engineering Manager, Product Manager, backend engineers, designers, and other dependent cross-functional teams to build and ship technical solutions for the best customer experience;
  • Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software;

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

  • 5 years of software engineering experience.
  • 3 years of experience with Android application development.
  • Strong proficiency in Kotlin with at least 2 years of experience.
  • System architecture experience and understanding of architectural concepts.
  • Experience testing and launching software products.
  • Participate in, or lead design reviews with peers and stakeholders to decide amongst available technologies.
  • Desire to work in a cross-functional and collaborative environment.
  • Passion about programming and having a strong focus on performance aspects.
  • Experience with at least 1 automated testing framework.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git.

What We Value

In addition to our core values, which are not unique to this position and are necessary for Mapbox leaders:

  • We value high-performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities.
  • We believe in individuals being their whole selves at work. We commit to this through supportive health care, parental leave, flexibility for the things that come up in life, and innovating on how we think about supporting our people.
  • We emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.
  • We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply.
By applying for this position, you acknowledge that you have received the Mapbox Non-US Privacy Notice for applicants, which is linked here.  Completing this application requires you to provide personal data, such as your name and contact information, which is mandatory for Mapbox to process your application. 

Mapbox is an EEO Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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About Mapbox

Mapbox is the location data platform for mobile and web applications. We provide building blocks to add location features like maps, search, and navigation into any experience you create. We’re changing the way people move around cities and explore our world. Through the apps Mapbox powers, we reach more than 300 million people each month. Location is built into the fabric of our daily experiences. Whether you’re exploring a city with Lonely Planet, sharing with friends on Snapchat, seeing if it’s going to rain on Weather.com, tracking breaking news on Bloomberg, or checking your ETA in Lyft — location is essential to every one of these applications, and they’re powered by Mapbox. We craft beautiful maps and developer-friendly location data, APIs, and SDKs so that you’re free to focus on designing, building, and developing your application. Our open-source tools let analytics companies understand big geo data, drone companies publish flyovers, real estate sites visualize properties, satellite companies process cloud-free imagery, and insurance companies track assets. Mapbox proudly embraces our open-source roots. We work in the open and release as much code as possible. We believe it’s the right thing for people, technology, and business.

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