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About LifeFuels

Every great idea begins with a problem. Ours began with a struggle to get what our bodies wanted, when we wanted it. We've been fortunate that life has taken us many places; remote descents in the backcountry, last-minute goals on the pitch, dusty roads in rural Africa, and boardrooms around the world, but access to hydration and healthy nutrition has always been a challenge. That’s why we banded together to create LifeFuels, to give our bodies what they need via great-tasting, personalized functional beverages, without compromising our lifestyles. The journey hasn’t been easy (electronics and water aren’t always the best of friends), but through vigorously detailed engineering and meticulous attention to design, we’ve built a product we truly love. We’re thrilled for you to join us on this adventure, and to welcome you to the LifeFuels family.

Android Developer

We are looking for a highly motivated, result-oriented Android Developer to join our team here in Reston, VA. The developer should enjoy working in an environment that is dynamic and fun loving, where change is constant and communication is open, and perfection is expected through collaboration.

What you'll do:

* Developing, designing, testing, and deploying new features on the Android app
* Contribute to the architectural and design decisions your team makes and be able to articulate the impact of those decisions
* Bringing new ideas to the table, implement them into features, and collaborate with the Product and Design team to create good UI and UX


About you:

* 3+ years of experience developing applications for the Android platform with Android Studio
* At least one feature complete application published to the Google Play Store
* Fluency in the following languages: Java, Kotlin
* Knowledge of performance optimization techniques using Android Profiler
* Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect mobile applications to back-end services
* Familiarity with the Android BLE API to connect mobile applications to peripheral devices
* Strong UI development skills (complex view trees, animations, rendering and strong knowledge of the Android Layout Editor)
* Experience working with serialized data and low level messaging protocols
* Basic cryptographic knowledge
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to executives and non-technical leaders

More about you:

* Have a thorough understanding of programming languages, databases, operating systems, data structures, algorithms, and complexity trade-offs
* System engineering /architectural skills e.g. be able to understand the big picture
* A passion for health & fitness, connected devices & better-for-you beverages
* Have prior experience working with consumer electronic and food safe products
* Have helped bring new products to market
* Have a good understanding of the consumer electronics manufacturing trends


Why LifeFuels?

We truly believe that where you work matters and we want happy employees. So join us on our mission – helping people feel their best from the inside out. At work, we foster creativity and self-reliance. Everyone is challenged and has the authority to control their own workload and implementation.

* Competitive salary
* 15 days of Paid Time Off
* 10 Federal Holidays
* Generous insurance coverage- medical, dental and vision
* Generously subsidized memberships to LifeTime Athletic with world class facilities
* Open plan office space
* Flexible hours, and occasional remote work options
* Eligible for Employee stock options
* Fun, collaborative culture with lots of employee activities
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Hiring contact

Benjamin Gillette

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LifeFuels at a glance

Personalized beverages, wherever life takes you

LifeFuels focuses on Hardware, Food and Beverages, Personal Health, and Health and Wellness. Their company has offices in Reston. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, LifeFuels has raised $5M of funding; their latest round was closed on June 2017.

You can view their website at http://lifefuels.co or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.