Reach matches people with friends from around the world based on their personality. We use artificial intelligence to analyze interests, experiences, and behavior, then recommend Internet Best Friends (IBFs) with the highest Reach Score. Reach believes that digital relationships formed around intrinsic, shared characteristics are more powerful and rewarding than updates from casual acquaintances and influencers. Checkout Reach at reaching.to
We are seeking an Android lead responsible for the development of the Reach app on Android mobile devices. Your primary focus will be development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working alongside other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential.
Reach is a fast-paced startup accelerating quickly and with great long-term societal and financial potential.This role is ideal for someone looking for a high degree of responsibility and autonomy in crafting and executing the roadmap for our mobile products during this initial phase. You will have an opportunity to directly influence the daily friend-finding experience of the 50k users who use Reach to broaden their social experience. While initially an individual contributor role, our fast growth environment could quickly lead to management opportunities. Our office is located steps from the Powell BART station in downtown San Francisco. No remote applicants please.
Design and build applications for the Android platform
Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
Collaborate with a team to define, design, and ship new features
Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation
3+ years delivering enterprise-grade software products.
BS or MS in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent industry experience)
Experience with Android frameworks
Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect applications to back-end services
Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards
Understanding of Google’s design principles and interface guidelines
Familiarity with cloud messaging APIs and push notifications
Knack for benchmarking and optimization
Excitement to change how modern social connections are created.