Android Engineer

Rylo, San Francisco, CA

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Duration: Full-Time

Rylo is a powerful camera that captures everything around you and creates exceptionally smooth, beautiful video that's easy to share. Developed by a team of former Instagram and Apple engineers, Rylo’s breakthrough stabilization software and smartphone app eliminate the traditional pain points of shooting, editing, and sharing videos. With Rylo, you don’t have to worry about framing your shot or holding the camera steady to capture a video you’re proud to share — simply hit record and make the perfect video after-the-fact.

Here at Rylo, you will need to be a problem-solver, exceptionally organized, a self-starter and detail oriented. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills.

We are looking for someone that has strong experience developing user interfaces for applications on Android using the Android SDK. If you are interested in joining a small team of talented people who are passionate about building cameras to improve photography and videography, we look forward to hearing from you soon!

What you'll work on:

  • Work closely with our product and design teams to customize the Rylo experience for the Android platform.
  • Prototype new features and redesign current ones.
  • Work closely with the UI/UX team, applying design principles and making apps work intuitively.
  • Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing mobile products.
  • Maintain a high level performance and quality.

Who we're looking for:

  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or 4+ years in software development experience
  • 2+ years of object-oriented software development experience. It's great if you have also mastered a functional language, or have been exposed to functional programming paradigms.
  • 2+ years of building Android applications in Java (or Kotlin) using the Android SDK. If you have published apps on the Play Store let us know!
  • Experience in understanding large and complex code bases, including API design techniques to help keep them clean and maintainable
  • Experience with the NDK/JNI
  • Experience on C/C++, video processing, OpenGL is a big plus
  • Experience in the following:
  • Java language and related frameworks.
  • Custom view-level programming on Android.
  • Multi-threading, memory management, and caching mechanisms specific to mobile devices. How do you perform I/O? How do you persist data? How do you handle an insane number of app/user events happening at the same time?
  • Networking APIs and frameworks like Retrofit, OkHTTP
  • Last but not least, have the ability to tackle very challenging projects on tight timeframes.

Why Rylo:

  • We’re backed by Accel, Sequoia and Icon Ventures
  • You’ll work with and learn from a highly cross-functional engineering team. Spanning software across the full stack: backend, frontend, iOS, Android, desktop, and embedded systems.
  • Just a year and a half after founding Rylo, we shipped our first camera on time and with a team of only 18. We love what we do and work hard to do it. 
  • Since launching in November 2017, we’ve expanded distribution to some of the top retailers, such as Amazon and Best Buy.
  • We value: ownership, a thoughtful approach to problem solving, transparency, candor, and a willingness to learn and teach.
  • You’ll help us build the future of cameras so that anyone can easily capture, edit, and share their favorite memories with the world. 

Benefits and perks:

  • Your very own Rylo camera on your first day! 
  • Join our team lunches, happy hours, and off-sites
  • Meaningful equity
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Easy access to snacks and drinks

About Rylo

Rylo is a powerful little 360° camera powered by innovative software to create larger-than-life, cinematic video. It captures everything around you with breakthrough stabilization technology. When you're done shooting, simply connect Rylo to your smartphone and use the Rylo app to easily edit and create a video you're proud to share.


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