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  • What’s my job title? Senior Android Engineer
  • Where in the world? You can work remotely from Europe. Ideally you will be located in; the Netherlands, Spain or Portugal.
  • Working hours? For this role, you will operate within the Central European Timezone (CET)
  • What language(s) will I speak? Fluency in English

The Role

As part of our commitment to provide a single platform that enables our customers to leverage the power of a unified system, we are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our mobile team and help us develop our new Android application, power our first-in-class SDK and the future of Bird mobile applications.

We are looking for a seasoned engineer to power our cutting-edge platform and drive the next generation of our products that will change the way the customer engagement platforms work today, focusing on our mobile and Android section and using their knowledge of the Android ecosystem and computer programming languages to create software our customers use every day.

You’ll be responsible for helping design, develop, and maintain our communication products and related services, enabling our customers to redefine the way they build relationships and do business via mobile. To be successful at this role you need to be proactive and confident, self-motivated and an owner. We work together and collaborate in a worldwide-based team to deliver and meet and exceed our customers expectations.

Our product engineering squads have the freedom and authority to create impactful products to empower both our internal and external customers. We use an agile development methodology, meaning we deploy code multiple times per day while ensuring our applications are rigorously tested and statically analysed in a highly distributed and highly scalable environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Help design and build the mobile Apps that will define the future of Bird
  • Work closely with a tightly knit team of world class engineers to deliver engaging experiences through great performance and beauty
  • Engage with a wide range of our customers’ engineers to define our next generation of mobile SDKs
  • Architect for long term code sustainability that will allow us to build features fast
  • Design a simple, efficient and complete development cycle for for mobile apps and SDKs that will remove toil and free the development team to focus on deliver their best work
  • Work with and enable engineers from other teams who interact with the platform
  • Problem-solve issues based on business/customer need and impact, working with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Teach others: One of the most meaningful tasks of a Senior Engineer is improving the knowledge level of the team members
  • You will flourish working in a hyper-growth environment where the next project is ready to be picked up

What You’ll Bring

  • At least 5 years of relevant Android software development experience including ADT, and Android studio.
  • Experience with the Android ecosystem, Play Store market, app submission, and approval.
  • Designed and built public Android apps
  • Strong experience with UX and mobile apps usability/design
  • A strong product mindset and experience working in product-based companies
  • Experience with REST APIs and usability, including rate limiting, failover, and monitoring
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

It will also be evaluated if you have:

  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of development patterns, software architectures and design patterns (TDD, Event-Driven, SOLID, Hexagonal)
  • Experience with telemetry, resiliency, and defining metrics and KPIs to monitor and measure the performance and usability of your designs
  • Experience with usability and customer-facing designs
  • Experience with Kotlin is a plus
  • Ability to design processes and optimisations on your team activities

Typical interview process

After you apply, you will hear back from us within a few days. If there’s a fit, the full process is as follows:

↳ [30 mins] Recruiter Screen

↳ [45 mins] Hiring Manager Interview

↳ [60 mins] Coding Skills

↳ [60 mins] Architecture design

↳ [60 mins] Bar Raiser

↳ [30 mins] Executive interview


What You’ll Gain

  • All Remote environment
  • Opportunity to work abroad according to our internal policies
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Home office set-up budget
  • State-of-the-art work gear
  • Contribution towards your utility costs
  • The occasional company-wide and team events
  • Learn from hundreds of the best minds in the business
  • Collaborate with diverse colleagues Our amazing team works in close to 40 different locations with almost 50+ nationalities across the board!


Life at Bird

We call ourselves Birds! We work fast, grow fast, build fast and focus on impact. We’re go-getters, industry leaders and roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen kind of people. We’re smart, fast, and hungry. Our potential for growth is limitless.

Ready To Fly?

Our cloud communications solutions make it possible for over 30,000 businesses to instantly connect with billions of devices worldwide, allowing them to speak with their customers in the same ways they talk to their friends.

Wherever and however you do your best work – we’ve got you covered!

We’re proud to be an All Remote company nested in flexibility. Our unique and united culture is rooted in our team: a diverse flock of over 550+ Birds who represent 50+ nationalities and counting.

Bird is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

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