Full-Time Job: Android Principal Engineer, Bellevue, WA (Point Inside)


Job Title: Android Engineer

Job location: Bellevue, WA

Employer: Point Inside

Employment Type: Full-Time Job

Job Description

Point Inside is a rapidly growing technology company at the exciting intersection of mobile, indoor location services and retailing. Our unique indoor location technologies are driving the new generation of in-store retailer-customer engagement with the largest retailers on the planet. By combining a unique understanding of the shopper location inside the store, the proximity of products and customer purchase intent, we can deliver highly targeted, personalized deals in real-time.

We’re looking for a principal mobile application engineer to drive the architecture and implementation of Android mobile libraries used by our Top 100 retailer customers.  Additionally you will push the state of the art for indoor map presentation and indoor positioning features for mobile applications.  Our ideal candidate has been responsible the coding and supporting application features used 2M+ times monthly.  Key areas of responsibility include technical team leadership, architecting mobile libraries, instilling best practices for UI and UX, and collaborative end-to-end implementation of features with our web services and analytics teams.

Android Engineer | Responsibilities:

  • Extend the implementation of our Android mobile libraries to enable rapid, effective adoption of our platform capabilities for indoor maps, store-mode search and offer recommendation, line and text routing, positioning
  • Write solid code from scratch in Java or even C/C++ to meet functional and performance objectives
  • Extend our SVG parsing and rendering to implement layering effects, perspective views, and interactivity in maps
  • Create concise, intuitive, and efficient customer facing APIs
  • Demonstrate advanced UI and UX experiences on Android utilizing our platform and mobile libraries
  • Collaborate with other engineers and product owners on new features for Android
  • Write code that enables strong authentication and robust authorization
  • Triage and troubleshoot complex customer service issues

Android Engineer | Requirements:

  • 7+ years professional software design and development using Java , C/C++
  • 4+ years writing and supporting mobile applications
  • Four  or more commercial Android applications where you are a key contributor
  • Design and delivery experience as a technical lead across multiple projects 3 months or longer in duration
  • Creative and pushy, you want to push past conventions when you see meaningful potential
  • Fluency in one or more scripting languages including ruby, shell, python, or perl
  • Mobile game development experience preferred; mobile web experience a big plus
  • Degree in mathematics or computer science

Company Description:

We’re changing the way people shop, and we’re going big; working with the top retailers on the planet.

Point Inside is a rapidly growing technology company at the exciting intersection of mobile, indoor location, and retailing. Our StoreMode platform enhances the customer experience, connects retailers with shoppers, and provides deep insights into customers’ behaviors.

Shoppers find exactly what they need in-store using our patent-pending indoor location, search, and recommendation technologies. We put retailers and brands in the right place at the right time as they offer personalized deals and promotions. We’re taking shopping to a whole new level.

The possibilities are endless. We’re pioneering an exhilarating new space driven by innovation, big ideas, and getting the customer experience right.

We’re looking for fearless thinkers to dream big and execute seamlessly – People who aren’t afraid of rolling up their sleeves and diving right in. Is that you? Let’s talk.

Some of the Many Ways We Say ‘Thank You: ’

  • Comprehensive health and life benefits package
  • Eight company-paid holidays and paid time off
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Parking / Commuting subsidy
  • Plenty of treats and drinks… that inevitably keeps some of us participating in our monthly Gym Challenge

Additional Information:

  • All of our positions are based in our Bellevue, WA office, Seattle’s largest suburb. We do not offer relocation assistance
  • Point Inside is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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