Full-Time Job: Android Developer, Los Angeles, CA (Grindr)


Job Title: Android Developer

Job location: Los Angeles, CA

Employer: Grindr

Employment Type: Full-Time Job

Job Description


Grindr is seeking an Android Application Developer to work with the product and technical teams to deliver a variety of applications.  The right professional will have experience creating native Android applications from conception to production.  Most importantly, the Android Application Developer should be passionate about learning new technology, tools and methods.  Grindr is a relatively new company; as such we need someone who is willing wear many hats as needed, needs little supervision, able to interact with a variety of people and personality types.

Our Story

Based in Los Angeles, California, Grindr is a start-up dedicated to finding new ways for people to connect, with millions of users worldwide and growing daily. Our mobile phone application uses creative technology to help users make new friends and reconnect with old ones. Grindr and Blendr are location-based; proximity-based mobile apps that determine your location and instantly connects you with nearby friends. These applications work on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry devices. It’s fast, fun, and easy to use—offering profiles, photos, and stats at a touch. And unlike other social networks, Grindr and Blendr are mobile and works based on your location. Grindr services the gay community and Blendr services the general public with a mainstream version that is interest and activity based as well as location centric. See more at www.grindr.com and www.blendr.com. We make social networking social!

Android Developer | Responsibilities:

  • Build awesome mobile applications.
  • Participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle including design, documentation, implementation, quality assurance and delivery.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentor junior team members.
  • Participate in code and architecture reviews.

Android Developer | Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science plus 4 years of experience.
  • Four (4) years of hands on experience developing production Android mobile applications.
  • Expert knowledge of Java.
  • Knowledge of web services, specifically REST APIs.

Benefits and Perks include:

  • Health Benefits
  • 401k
  • Options
  • Work hours are 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Pet-friendly office
  • Stocked kitchen
  • Free on-site parking
  • Casual dress


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