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Android Engineer
Austin, TX

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Job Description

Favor's mission is 'Anything Delivered'. Our engineers make high-touch logistics happen. The Favor technology platform is the engine behind the business enabling millions of Favors. Our technology efficiently manages the real-time assignment of Runners to Favors, facilitates communication between customers, Runners, and support, keeps thousands of customer and Runner mobile applications in sync, and more.

Do you get a thrill when you make an impact on hundreds of thousands of users? Do you want to work for a purpose and value driven company in a high growth environment? Our engineers create the tools and applications necessary to connect our customers, Runners, merchants, and support teams. We are a mobile-first on demand delivery marketplace that prioritizes making our customers happy. As an Android Engineer you will be responsible for all phases of development, testing, and release of our Android Consumer and Runner apps. You will work closely with our product and operations teams to understand customer needs, build simple solutions to complex problems, and deliver delightful experiences to all our users.

At Favor, we are committed to building a world class team that shares a passion for modern, clean code and products that make a difference. We need engineers like you to help us achieve our mission of 'Anything Delivered'.


* Write clean, performant, and tested application code
* Design, implement, test, and maintain new and existing features
* Explore new technologies and contribute to the refinement of engineering related tools, standards and training
* Participate in design and code reviews
* Mentor less experienced engineers
* Engage and collaborate with other teams to ensure timely solution delivery with high quality while balancing new feature work and tech debt management
* Partner with cross-functional technology teams to integrate solutions


* Degree in Computer Science or 2-4 years of similar experience with a strong understanding of software development concepts such as OO design, SOLID principles, refactoring, automated testing, and continuous delivery
* Self starter who can design and build technical solutions without direct oversight
* Strong understanding of Java/Kotlin and the Android SDK
* Released and supported at least one app in the Google Play Store
* Knowledge of coding patterns, best practices, and tools to write performant, maintainable, and testable code
* Understanding of debugging tools to trace and diagnose performance and functional issues

Ideal Candidates Will:

* Appreciate simple design
* Love to write clean, well tested code - test first or TDD approaches a plus
* Like working with other engineers in a collaborative and iterative environment
* Have experience in a high-growth startup
* Love to learn and teach equally while and possessing a growth mindset
* Communicate well with technical and non-technical stakeholders
* Participate actively in the local development and/or open source communities
* Have worked with public cloud providers and cloud native application development
* Have experience or familiarity with one or more of the following technologies: PHP, Scala, Python, Java, Node.js, React, MySQL, Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, AWS, Elasticsearch, XCUITest, Selenium, JUnit, NUnit, Espresso

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