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Making messages feel like conversations between you and your customers

Forward Deployed Software Engineer, Android

$100k – $135k AngelList Est.
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Braze delivers customer experiences across email, mobile, SMS, and web. Customers, including Seamless, HBO, Disney, Urban Outfitters, and Venmo, use the Braze platform to facilitate real-time experiences between brands and consumers in a more authentic and human way. And we do it at scale – each month, tens of billions of messages are sent to a network of over 2 billion active users through Braze.

Need more proof? Braze was named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms in 2019. The company has also been named on the Forbes Cloud 100, Inc. Magazine’s 2019 Best Places to Work, and Crain's 2019 Best Places to Work in NYC lists.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

We're looking for a talented engineer to join our Forward Deployed Engineering team. We work closely with our customers during onboarding to integrate the Braze SDK. You’ll be side-by-side with the product and engineering teams at some of the fastest growing and most innovative brands, like Postmates, Microsoft, ibotta, Domino’s, and OkCupid. For many of these companies, the mobile app is their flagship product and the face of their brand. You’ll work with brands like these as an extension of their team to help solve their challenges with customer engagement.

The ideal candidate will have experience developing mobile applications, working with APIs, and have great people skills. You should have examples of projects that you’ve managed end-to-end from design to finished product. You should be great at managing your own time, breaking down complicated problems, troubleshooting, and rapidly iterating on a product.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

You will become an expert in how our product works from a technical standpoint to ensure that our customers achieve an enterprise-grade integration of Braze spanning across their frontend applications and backend services. You will work directly with our customers’ key stakeholders to understand their Braze use case and requirements. The changes you make to our customers code will empower them to leverage Braze and create real-time personalized experiences on a global scale. In between customer engagements, you will have the opportunity to join and initiate cross-team efforts to enhance our product and services. From day one, you will focus on the following area:

Android Development: As a member of the Forward Deployed Services team, you will be directly responsible for integrating the Braze Android SDK into our customers Android applications, from requirements gathering all the way to deployment. Most projects you work on will be coded in Java. Some will be developed in React Native and Kotlin. From the start, you will need to be proficient in Android development tools and technologies (e.g. Android Studio, GCM, CocoaPods, Gradle, Git).

WHO YOU ARE

  • 2+ years of Android experience with a strong track record of success
  • Have a user-centric attitude
  • Pride yourself on writing elegant, maintainable code
  • Are comfortable working in a large codebase with many stakeholders
  • You see opportunity and growth in learning more about what you do and how it impacts others
  • You have experience working as a consultant or on a professional services team
  • Degree in computer science or equivalent experience

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation that includes equity
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • 401(k) matching, life insurance, commuter benefits, and parental leave plans
  • Daily catered lunches and fully stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages
  • Collaborative, transparent, collegial and fun loving office culture
  • Flexible time off policy to balance your work and life in the way that suits you best

In addition, this position is exempt under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Health, dental, and vision

We’ve got you covered. Our health, dental, and vision plans are among the best out there. A happy team member is a healthy one.

Retirement planning

Globally, we support you as you plan for your future, through regionally tailored programs like 401(k) matching through Betterment in the US.

Flexible vacation policy

Need some real R&R? Take the time you need. Our flexible time off policy lets you balance your work and life in the way that suits you best.

Snacks & more

Need a bite? Grab a drink or a treat with coworkers in our well-stocked common areas. (We even cover lunch.)

Learning & development

We support your professional growth through formal career pathing, the Braze University learning platform, and ongoing enablement to foster success. Want more? Further your education with tuition reimbursement.

Engage with the community

Each year we send team members to conferences around the world to engage with the developer community and learn the latest and greatest updates in all of the technologies we use.

Braze at a glance

Making messages feel like conversations between you and your customers

Braze focuses on Mobile, SaaS, Analytics, CRM, and Brand Marketing. Their company has offices in New York City, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and Singapore. They have a large team that's between 201-500 employees. To date, Braze has raised $175.1M of funding; their latest round was closed on October 2018 at a valuation of $850M.

You can view their website at https://www.braze.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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