Full Time: Android Engineer, San Francisco, CA (Dropcam)


Job Title: Android Engineer

Job location: San Francisco, CA

Employer: Dropcam

Employment Type: Full-Time Job

Job Description


Dropcam (http://www.dropcam.com) is a well-funded startup developing the next great consumer gadget: a consumer-focused, web-connected internet camera focused on the home monitoring market. We’re a small team of 5 that’s already generating revenue, and we’d love your help developing a proud, user-centric engineering culture and fulfilling our mission: watch anywhere from anywhere.

Android Engineer | Responsibilities:

  • Define and implement exciting new features for the Dropcam Android App
  • Work with the design team to ensure a consistent, easy-to-use, beautiful interface that people can use
  • Investigate bugs and diagnose issues
  • Share your knowledge with the team by conducting design and code reviews

Android Engineer | Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge of Android development with the Android SDK
  • Fluent in Java
  • Good knowledge of C and C++
  • Has developed one or more apps currently available on the Android Market
  • An eye for good design
  • A degree in computer science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent
  • Strong communication and documentation skills

Android Engineer | Preferred :

  • Experience with the Android NDK
  • Good working knowledge of media codecs and technologies (H.264, AAC, etc.)
  • Experience with web technologies and network systems

Company Description

Dropcam (http://www.dropcam.com) is a venture-backed San Francisco startup building a consumer-focused, web-connected internet camera focused on the home monitoring market.  Our goal is to help you watch the things you love from anywhere in the world and make sure they’re safe and sound.

We currently offer the Dropcam and Dropcam Echo, and an online service that provides cloud-based recording and alert notifications.

We are looking for great engineers to help build the Dropcam online experience.  The website (http://www.dropcam.com) is not only the main source for information about the product but also the home of the service.  Users watch video of their children from work, their homes and cars while on vacation, and their businesses when relaxing over the weekend.

Dropcam offers competitive base salaries, pre-IPO stock options, health insurance, flexible hours, and a group of great folks.  We’re a small team developing the next great consumer gadget – join us in making it a reality!


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