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Software Engineer, Android

Design and implement user-facing applications for Android tablet and embedded environments.
Foster City, California, United States
$204,000 to $294,000 USD per year
4 months ago


Developing autonomous mobility solutions with an aim to improve urban transportation.

✨ About The Role

Senior/Staff Software Engineer, Android

Foster City, CA
Software – Rider, Vehicle, and Fleet Operations Software, Rider Applications /
/ Hybrid
Zoox is looking for a seasoned Technical Lead/Android Engineer to join the In-Vehicle Experience Engineering team. The position comes with a high degree of independence and the opportunity to help shape our In-Vehicle rider experience roadmap. Your work will be highly visible, at the forefront of our service rollout. In your development work, and in interactions with infrastructure teams, we will expect you to be essential in establishing practices and interfaces that result in a robust, usable, and secure system: from Rider, to AWS Cloud, to Zoox’s self-driving vehicle.


    • Manage and own the design and implementation of Zoox’s user-facing applications for Android tablet as well as embedded environments (infotainment console based on Android AOSP).
    • You will be expected to set and implement current best practices in mobile development.
    • We also expect you to independently collaborate with our talented design and product teams on identifying and solving questions about how our users (riders) can access Zoox services in the most efficient and intuitive manner.


    • BS / MS in Computer Science or similar degree with 8+ years of relevant experience.
    • Strong background in development in Android.
    • Strong familiarity with development in Kotlin.
    • Deep understanding of Android UI and “backend” mobile development.
    • Demonstrated experience building high-quality mobile apps from scratch all the way to production and ongoing maintenance.
    • Proven intuition about usability and skills to back the intuition with data, such as by using (A/B testing).
    • Verifiable long-term ownership of public-facing applications through multiple releases.
    • Dynamic, driven and hands-on, yet capable to multitask across functions.
    • Experience with mobile testing frameworks and services.
    • Experience interfacing with external components defined and maintained by other entities.

Bonus Qualifications

    • Experience with custom/specialized Android devices, AOSP or other embedded Linux.
    • iOS development experience.
    • Proven leadership in mobile development.
    • Meaningful contribution and ownership of a highly-popular, heavily downloaded app.
    • Strong background as a CS generalist.
There are three major components to compensation for this position: salary, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The salary range for this position is $204,000 to $294,000. A sign-on bonus may be offered as part of the compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location and level. Leveling, as well as positioning within a level, is determined by a range of factors, including, but not limited to, a candidate's relevant years of experience, domain knowledge, and interview performance. The salary range listed in this posting is representative of the range of levels Zoox is considering for this position.
Zoox also offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (e.g. sick leave, vacation, bereavement), unpaid time off, Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights, Amazon RSUs, health insurance, long-term care insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.

About Zoox
Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.

A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.
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Software Engineer, Android
Foster City, California, United States
$204,000 to $294,000 USD per year
About Zoox
Developing autonomous mobility solutions with an aim to improve urban transportation.