Software Engineer, Android at Thrive Global (San Francisco, CA) (allows remote)

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Job Description

Description
Thrive Global is developing a state-of-the-art measurement and behavior change tool to impact individual and organizational well-being and productivity.  The marriage of data and analytics, our best-in-class content and science-backed behavior change IP will help people go from knowing what to do to actually doing it, enabling millions of consumers to begin the Thrive behavior change journey.  We’re building a best-in-class tech team with a passion for our mission and top-notch skills to help us make this a reality.  As a Software Engineer who specializes in Android development, your mission is to help design, innovate and code our Behavior Change app for Android OS.  _________________________________________________________________________________


Who We Are Looking For



  • An experienced product-minded android engineer with a proven track-record of using mobile development best practices

  • An adaptable and results-driven professional with experience navigating product pivots and successfully shipping product

  • problem solver and creative thinker, who takes pride in writing clean, scalable, well-tested code

  • Someone with a solid understanding of how native mobile applications work(including security and session management) and how to integrate data from various back-end services and databases

  • A critical thinker who manages time and prioritizes effectively to meet deadlines

  • Someone who is energized by the dynamics of a start-up environment, demonstrating flexibility, resourcefulness and high energy to get work done

  • team player who knows how to collaborate and communicate well 


How You’ll Contribute



  • Collaborate with Product Designers and Product Managers to deliver compelling consumer-facing products on the Android Platform.

  • Engage with designers in discussions about product and interaction design

  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues


Must Haves



  • Experience shipping one or more Android apps, ideally currently available on Google Play.

  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or 2+ years software development experience

  • 3+ years of object-oriented software development experience

  • 3+ years building Android applications in Java using Android SDK

  • 3+ years mobile application development experience 

  • Experience with Java language and related frameworks

  • Experience with Multi-Threading and memory management specific to mobile devices

  • Experience with caching mechanisms

  • Coding abilities and experience with Java and Android SDK

  • Knowledge on UI design principles and making apps work intuitively


_________________________________________________________________________________ Our Mission Thrive Global’s mission is to end the stress and burnout epidemic by offering companies and individuals sustainable, science-based solutions to enhance well-being, performance, and purpose, and create a healthier relationship with technology. Recent science has shown that the pervasive belief that burnout is the price we must pay for success is a delusion. We know, instead, that when we prioritize our well-being, our decision-making, creativity, and productivity improve dramatically. Thrive Global is committed to accelerating the culture shift that allows people to reclaim their lives and move from merely surviving to thriving. What We Offer



  • A mission-driven company that’s truly making a difference in the lives of people around the world  

  • Ability to develop within the company and shape our growth strategy

  • Human-centric culture with a range of wellness perks and benefits

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Medical, vision and dental coverage + 401k program with company match

  • Generous paid time-off programs 

Posted: 13 February, 2019