Android Engineer - App Developer - Mobile Security
Bluebox Security - San Francisco, CA

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At Bluebox Security, an Andreessen Horowitz backed company, we’re looking for an Android Developer to join our growing Android team who will work with our UI design and backend teams on our enterprise Android client. This is the same team that published the Android Master Key vulnerability. If you’re a rockstar, love Android, and want to push past anything you’ve done before then you should join our team based in San Francisco. We’re located right in the heart of SOMA for an easy commute and plenty of fun.

Quick Bluebox Facts

  • Gartner Cool Vendor
  • CIO Must Watch Startup
  • Dozens of patents
  • We solve hard problems while having fun
  • Best Android researchers:

Your skills should include:

  • Android app dev experience in Java; Send us links to github and the app store
  • Dev experience must include Android ICS (4.0.X) API level or later
  • Solid custom visual UI/activity design experience
  • Android fragments, tabs, view pager, list views with custom adapters
  • Use of handlers & threads for processing with status postback to the UI , notifications, and dialogs
  • Strong Java programming knowledge, e.g. patterns, annotations, message handling, etc
  • Basic NDK usage/experience (minimally build & link existing stuff into the application)
  • Troubleshooting using ADB shell, logcat interpretation, Android debugger, etc
  • Experience in Android application JUnit testing

Bonus if your skills include:

  • Fluent on background processing (threading & handlers), REST calls, asynchronous programming models
  • Experience/prior use of an Android application testing/automation framework (e.g. monkeyrunner, T-Plan Robot, SeeTest, etc.)
  • Built AOSP from source
  • Experience in dealing with discrepancies/nuances across different Android device vendors
  • Experience with apps that configure, affect the system…e.g. launchers, adds accounts to account manager, uses Device Policy API, etc.
  • Worked in distributed work environment/remote team members
  • C/C++ programming experience
  • Dexguard experience
  • Likes/motivated by milkshakes
  • Knowledge about Process and Threading-model of Android apps
  • Able to write libraries that are used within several Android apps (project management within eclipse)
  • Demonstrate past occasions of inheriting existing, large code base


  • Stock options
  • 100% paid employee medical, dental, and vision insurance. 70% family
  • Company paid gym membership
  • Pre-tax commuter savings plan
  • Monthly company events
  • Thursday lunch and learns with food provided
  • Working with a successful, proven team with dozens of patents accredited

Bluebox Security

Bluebox Security is saving the corporate world from information thievery by securing company data as it interacts with employee-owned mobile devices, applications and services. Bluebox makes mobile security strong, transparent, and easy to manage while preserving end-user privacy and usability at “bring your own device” (BYOD) workplaces, unlike other solutions that lock down mobile devices and stifle personal productivity and privacy. Comprised of a highly experienced team of domain experts with deep knowledge of security and enterprise, Bluebox Security is backed by a $9.5 million investment by Andreessen Horowitz, Sun Microsystems co-founder, Andreas von Bechtolsheim, SV Angel and Google Board member Ram Shriram.

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