Android Engineer at Hinge

New York City · Full Time
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Job Description

Hinge recently re-launched as The Relationship App: a subscription dating service for those looking to escape the games and find something real. We are taking on the exciting challenge of building the next generation’s ‘Match.com’, and we need a sharp Android engineering wiz to help us design and build the next generation of high performance Android applications. As Android Engineer you’ll be an integral member of our engineering team and report to the VP of Engineering.
Design, build and maintain reliable and high performing Android applications.
*Work with other Mobile Engineers to design and build advanced applications for the Android platform.
*Collaborate with Growth and Member Experience (Product) teams to define, design, and ship new features.
*Work with our backend team to integrate Hinge APIs with the apps.
*Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
*Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
*Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
*BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
* 3+ years experience developing Android apps
*A deep familiarity with Android Studio, Java, Gradle and the Android SDK. Experience with Kotlin is a plus.
*Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services
*Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
*Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning

*You love to write code, you are creative, and you live to ship products!
*Background in consumer tech
*Ability to work with with minimal support
*Strong desire to make real impact
*Actively looking for ways to contribute, and knows how to get things done
*Track record of setting the bar high and hitting your goals
*Comfortable in a fluid start-up environment and will bring an energetic, fun and creative approach to their work
*Comfortable with Github, Dependency Injection, Reactive Programing.

The Hinge Culture
*Candid: You are the first person to come to someone directly with an issue, or a compliment. The team can trust you to always be honest, even when it’s not the easy thing to do. You make all of us stronger by sharing your unique perspective and caring enough to make your feedback known.
*Open: You are open to change, feedback, and help - in fact you seek all of these things out. When someone challenges your ideas, you are able use their feedback as fuel to attack the problem from a different direction, and as an opportunity to challenge your own assumptions.
*Empowered: “The authority or power to do something.” See something, say something, change it. You are empowered to not only speak candidly about what you want to change, but you are actually the person who acts to change it. Be a co-creator and innovator, not a commentator.
*Rigorous: You approach your work with hustle and a critical eye. You’re smart. You can cut through a lot of data and noise to arrive at the right answer. You’re not afraid to explore a direction that may be wrong, because you know it will ultimately lead to further insights.
*Positive: You’re a problem solver who believes there’s a solution. Even when you cannot see the outcome, you encourage others with your energy and attitude to continue without roadblocks or fear of failure.

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What We're Building

Hinge is where relationships start. We’ll help you meet someone the old-fashioned way: through your friends. Hinge cuts the clutter, the creeps and the games. So you can stop swiping strangers, and find something real. By introducing trust and transparency through social, Hinge is shaking up the dating landscape and has attracted over $20M in funding from investors such as Shasta Ventures, FoundersFund, Lowercase Capital, Social+ Capital, Great Oaks and Red Swan. Launched in DC in 2013, Hinge is now located in NYC’s Flatiron district.

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