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2018-12-10T19:04:41-05:00 X, The Moonshot Factory
Android Engineer, Wing

Software Engineering

Mountain View, CA (HQ)

About Wing:

Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We’ve also developed an unmanned traffic management platform--a kind of air traffic control for unmanned aircraft--to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.

About the role: 

Wing is looking for a Android Engineer to join our core app development team based in Mountain View, CA.  As an Android Engineer you will develop and refine our mobile app experiences that enable our on-demand drone delivery service to people everywhere.

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with cross functional team (UX, Backend, iOS, Web, Product Management) to realize Wing’s vision.
  • Develop and implement new product features for our customer facing Android mobile apps. Test, maintain and support your awesome code.
  • Transform UX designs into delightful experiences that make it safe and efficient for people to interact with Wing.
  • Build with APIs for ordering, payments, location tracking and more.
  • Improve engineering standards, tools and process.

What you'll need: 

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3+ years of professional experience with Android development.
  • Track record of shipping Android apps on the Google Play Store.
  • Ability to work across full range of product development: ideation to launch to scale.

Bonus: 

  • Familiarity with web technologies and languages (HTTP, REST, HTML, CSS).
  • Experience working with Google APIs.
  • Knowledge of C++ is a plus.
  • Interest in aviation and revolutionary emerging technologies.
  • Experience in e-Commerce or consumer applications.
  • Experience implementing buttery smooth motion designs. 

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