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Senior Android Applications Developer



Software Engineering, IT
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024
We’re Eargo and we’re on a mission to disrupt, innovate, and reimage the hearing industry. If you believe fun at work is non-negotiable and want to experience the joy of being a part of helping someone hear life to the fullest again— expect tears of joy— then this is the place for you! Our passionate, fast-paced, energetic team is driven by the belief that people shouldn’t feel like they need a hearing aid—they should want one. So, if working with some of the coolest, most talented folks around and making an impact every single day sounds like a dream gig, then we want to hear from you!
The Senior AndroidApplications Developer will be responsible for designing, developing and maintaining high-performance and scalable mobile applications for Android devices. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Kotlin, Reactive programming and Android SDK, as well as experience with JNI and standard third-party libraries and APIs. The Senior Android Developer will work closely with a team of developers, designers, and project managers to deliver innovative and user-friendly mobile apps. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for ensuring the performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the overall design and architecture of the codebase
  • Participate in project planning efforts to coordinate mobile development work
  • Build integrations with third-party platforms to provide a seamless, enhanced mobile app experience
  • Design, code, and test new features in an independent manner
  • Ensure compatibility across various devices and Android versions
  • Implement mobile-friendly design for optimal app experience and performance
  • Deliver functionality in an agile development environment
  • Advocate for and adapt industry best practices for mobile technologies


  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering or equivalent3+ years relevant experience as a mobile developer
  • Experience with Reactive programming.
  • Strong understanding of the Android SDK
  • Strong expertise in Kotlin
  • Experience with supporting various devices and SDK versions
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, agile environment
  • Ability to work independently with little to no supervision

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with BLE connected devices and applications is a huge plus.
  • Experience with mobile app testing
  • Strong empathy for creating fluid, intuitive mobile user experiences
  • Good understanding of mobile app optimization techniques
  • Experience with the Android NDK
  • Experience with JNI
Not accepting third party agency submission for this role.
Eargo is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. We welcome all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. We value unique contributions and openly welcome individuals of all perspectives, experience and backgrounds to apply!