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The Authentic Company

Android Developer / Engineer at The Authentic Company

Chicago, Remote · Full Time

XOTV is a mobile entertainment platform where we create TV shows together.

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Job Description

At XOTV (www.xotv.app) we entertain the world by allowing anyone to create and collaborate on making mobile TV shows together.

Our community creates their own talk, talent, and dating shows where you can get famous and make money.

We’re growing fast and looking for Android developers. If you care deeply about user experience, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and value elegant, efficient code, we'd love to talk to you.

You’ll build the XOTV app for Android. That means:

• Design, debug, and everything in between
• Design, debug, and everything in between
• Collaborate with company leadership and the entire product team to define, design and ship new features
• Commit your ideas to the product roadmap
• Bring your personal sense of pride and passion to the app every day, from user experience down to server communication

You ideally have:

• 3+ years experience building and shipping native Android apps
• knowledge of RxJava (required)
• deep understanding and experience integrating web services (REST), 3rd party SDKs, etc.
• experience working with websockets
• good understanding of encryption solutions and security best practices
• experience with video streaming and VoIP technologies
• a creative approach to debugging and problem-solving
• a clean and structured approach to coding that is safe and reliable
• an understanding of CS fundamentals at a BS level or equivalent experience (algorithms, data structures, etc.)
• an understanding the current and evolving technical landscape around Android and mobile development

Bonus points if you:

• Have high standards towards app functionality and performance
• Are able to adapt, solve, and tackle problems effectively
• Can work closely with other team members
• Are an excellent written and verbal communicator
• Are committed to standard engineering methodologies, including automated testing and continuous integration
• Are passionate about crafting the future of digital communication
• Are a social person. We are a social app, we like social people.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team at The Authentic Company. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world communicates.

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What We're Building

Make TV shows with friends, get famous, and make money.

Got talent? Start a singing competition like The Voice.

Like to talk? Start a talk show like Kimmel or Ellen.

Single? Start a matchmaker show like The Bachelor.

It’s EASY.

1. Start a live show
2. Invite up to 6 friends to join
3. Have fun - you’re on live TV!

Let’s entertain the world together.

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