Job: Android Engineer – Ride Report

Job Title

Android Engineer

Company / Organization

Ride Report

Job Description

Ride Report is a two-year old Portland-based software company that helps get people biking. We’re looking for an Android engineer who will join the team responsible for our automatic ride tracking app.

People use the Ride Report app to automatically get credit for every ride they take. They can track their stats, earn rewards and reach their goals to ride more often. Ride Report users can also help each other find the best routes – and help their cities fix the bad ones. Over a dozen cities partner with Ride Report to make planning decisions that are faster, smarter, and more responsive to riders’ lived experiences. With your help, we’ll deliver new features on our Android app that will make biking more accessible and more fun.

You’ve worked in the Android world for a while. You know your way around the block; you know where you’re an expert and where you are not.
You are comfortable writing code that performs well on the large variety of Android devices.
You’ve helped ship an Android product where you worked on at least one of the following: location tracking, background execution, power optimization, machine learning, digital signal processing, statistical modeling of sensor data.
You are OK working outside your comfort zone and are eager to learn new about technologies and methods.
You are excited about putting your expertise to work on a project that will make cities better. Liking bikes is great but is not required!
These are a few responsibilities you might have at Ride Report:

We’ll rely on you to make decisions about framework usage, device support, OS compatibility, etc.
You’ll write and maintain efficient, well-tested background location monitoring code that balances accuracy and responsiveness with battery life.
You’ll help us build the mobile foundation for Ride Report, laying the groundwork for what’s next.
You’ll help keep our mobile app development in sync across both platforms.
You’ll work with designers to build a polished, beautiful user experience.
You’ll help us maintain a company culture that is diverse, passionate, and balanced by life outside work.

Today, Ride Report is three person company working with ten cities around the world. With your help, Ride Report will become:

A fantastic cross-platform app that works equally well on iOS and Android, across as many devices as possible.
A casual workplace where we strive to improve and raise our standards every day.
A small company with an outsized impact making cities better.

How to Apply

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We think the best teams are diverse and inclusive teams. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. We welcome applications from women, people of color, and other groups that are underrepresented in tech.

Ride Report is based at Revolution Hall in Portland, OR, but we welcome exceptional candidates for remote work.

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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