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Android Developer

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
A month ago

The workplace is being disrupted and we’re leading the change towards a flexible and hybrid future. Are you interested in being a part of this evolution and passionate about shaping the future of work?

Optix is a technology platform that enables clients to manage, measure, and optimize their flexible workplaces. Our vision is to change the way the world works. With clients in 25+ countries, we craft beautiful apps that put workers at the centre of the workplace experience. Our customers are hybrid and flexible space operators, and we empower them with tech that simplifies the day-to-day operations of their businesses.

In joining our team at this stage, you would play a critical role in taking our technology to a scalable API-centric platform. We are looking for an experienced Android Developer. You would play a critical role in the development of our Android platform.

Note: This is a hybrid opportunity for someone based in Vancouver, BC (three days in our beautiful water-front Gastwon office, two days from home).

We welcome applicants from all walks of life. Even if you don’t feel you meet every requirement listed, we would still love to hear why you think you would be an awesome addition to our team, and we encourage you to apply.

Who you are
  • 4+ years of professional experience in developing Android applications
  • You have a solid understanding of Kotlin, RxJava, REST and GraphQL
  • Knowledgable about the ins and outs of the Android platform, SDK, tools and the eco-system
  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles, interface guidelines, and best practices
  • Experience using Fastlane and delivering Apps to Google Play Store
  • You're able to clearly articulate your knowledge and reasoning to technical and non-technical team members
  • You’re proactive and have a strong desire to explore new tools and technologies
  • You have a passion to always improve and deliver high-quality software
  • You’re excited to work in an open environment where you and your colleagues embrace change and new resources in order to achieve the ultimate goal
  • You understand the value of testing and automation across an application
  • You are a self-starter who is daring and is willing to question assumptions, scopes and specifications, and UI/UX designs
Bonus points for
  • An academic background in computer science
  • Experience with iOS app development
  • Your own app in the Play Store / App Store
  • Familiarity and experience with push notifications
  • Experience in making Android test cases using Espresso and Junit

What you'll do

  • Bring an informed and evolving perspective to the development of our platform, helping shape the direction of our technology and the impact we have on our customers
  • Be encouraged to learn and grow as a developer while bringing a curious and ambitious perspective to your work
  • Contribute technical expertise to all aspects of our software development process, from planning, and architecture, through to testing, deployment, and maintenance
  • Write clean, modular, robust code to implement the desired requirements
  • Work with our support and QA team to troubleshoot issues
  • Identify and prototype best practices for Android engineering
We take care of our teammates

This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing technology startup. Taking care of our team on this journey is a priority. We offer:

  • Competitive salary compensation
  • Strong Employee Stock Option Plan offering
  • Excellent health and dental coverage program provided by Sunlife
  • Mission-driven workplace experience with a positive, collaborative and supportive team culture
  • Personal and professional growth opportunities
  • Healthy snacks and locally roasted coffee – slow pour is our jam
  • Weekly team lunches and socials
  • Annual health and fitness credit
  • Fun offsite activities that allow us to reconnect as a team
  • A beautiful, waterfront Gastown office and a flexible hybrid workplace plan