Have you ever wanted to create cutting edge features for the latest hardware before it hits the market? Are you a great hacker that enjoys coming up with new features?
The Sr. Android / Java Engineer will help us continue to have the best mobile security suite in the Android Market, while making sure it is working correctly on our partners, including Sprint, T-Mobile, Deutsche Telekom and others, latest hardware. This engineer will also be great at trouble shooting problems that arise on pre-release hardware so we can consistently deliver the best products to our customers.
This role combines technical and product expertise in the rapidly growing mobile security space. You will use your technical expertise to quickly triage preload errors. Your product expertise will make sure our new features are customer friendly and easy to use.
We believe in agile software development, metrics, short feedback loops, open-source, well-designed APIs, test driven development, automation wherever possible, and all sorts of other things to make sure we can minimize friction and focus on solving the big problems. We also have bimonthly hackathons, small teams and free lunch on Fridays.
Maintain deep understanding of the Lookout mobile security platform from a technical perspective
Develop cutting edge security and privacy features that take advantage of OEM permissions
Coordinate with team members to identify, report, and resolve product issues that arise on the latest hardware.
Create robust tests to guarantee the best quality of experience in a rapid release cycle environment.
5+ years of relevant experience preferred
Experience with all aspects of Java / Android development
Expertise in OO Programming, Java, XML, C (or ability to learn Java quickly)
Strong software design/architecture skills
Experience with Android test frameworks and desire to use them
Excellent written and verbal skills, particularly in communicating with partners
Must be hard-working, team-oriented, bright, creative, cooperative, and an exceptional problem-solver
A passion for mobile and security products
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