beaconhome

Android Build Engineer - Senior at beaconhome

San Francisco Bay Area · Full Time

We are a family of heroes on a journey to improve people’s lives by building devices that seamlessly and naturally integrate technology into our homes.

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Job Description

Looking for a senior software engineer to own the development and management of a custom Android environment running on custom hardware. Role entails leading all aspects of a customized Android build and development process that can scale as the team/product grows. Designing and implementing solutions for a continuous integration process, merging updates and patches from upstream AOSP and hardware BSPs, creating and sending OTA updates to devices, and optimizing the Android environment for performance on our hardware. You will work closely with application software, embedded software, and hardware teams to create a top-tier Android experience on a hardware device for the home. As the first engineer owning this process, it's an opportunity to lay a strong foundation and grow into leader of a key piece of our product experience.

Who We are:

We are a family of heroes on a journey to improve people’s lives by building devices that seamlessly and naturally integrate technology into our homes.

We are a funded (series A) connected device company creating a new health and wellness device that will change the way people experience their spaces.

Requirements

- Extensive experience with Linux/Android development and debugging
- Extensive knowledge of AOSP and Android framework internals
- Proficiency with C/C++/scripting
- Experience with Android SDK, NDK and JNI
- Experience testing and optimizing Linux kernel and drivers for performance improvement

Even Better

- Robust project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling and executing on committed schedules
- Experience with consumer electronics products
- Experience with Android CTS testing/certification
- Experience with Android HAL and device drivers including audio and wireless - drivers

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What We're Building

Funded connected device company creating a new health and wellness device that will change the way people experience their spaces.

We're at the forefront of applying the latest technologies to a challenging problem. Hardware, firmware, Android, RxJava, iOS, Swift, AWS, Deep Learning and more are all on the table and being implemented everyday.

It's super-exciting to be building a product from the ground up that will change how we interact with the physical world around us. We love thinking about solutions to problems using today's technology and the technology that will be the norm 5 years from now. Our core group has worked together for quite some time, and now we're looking for other great minds to join us.
We've identified a major opportunity! It's an ambitious goal and that results in interesting problems to solve and lots of people to help. Working on this project has captured my imagination and we have some great work ahead.
Our vision is to enable the IoT experience we all know is possible but others have yet to deliver. I am proud to be a part of this dedicated and creative team. Join us to take a crack at some extremely interesting hardware, firmware, and software challenges.
We're working at the frontier of what the home will be in the next 5 years: ambient and ubiquitous computing. Elegant hardware for environmental awareness, powerful machine-learning for decision making, and robust software to make things effortless for our users. It's a pleasure to work with an inspiring group of comrades on hard problems. Come join our crew as we embark on this exciting journey.
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Joe Keto
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Allen Schober
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Greg Badros
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Jason Johnson
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