Technical Lead, Android Development Leaf
Leaf who? We're a three year-old and still growing tech company on a mission to disrupt the mobile payments space. Our team is a diverse group of passionate and successful entrepreneurs, engineers, and developers from all over the world. (We're also dancers, pilots, athletes, avid sports fans, and artists!). We operate from our headquarters near Kendall Sq/MIT in Massachusetts (T-friendly!), the leading hub of innovation and technology.
We are looking to hire some top-notch talent looking to be empowered to make decisions and work directly with the business.
We use an Agile process and we take thoroughly-calculated risks. Our software lives in the Cloud, and we use Git for speedy source control.
Why work for us? If you want the thrill of working in a rapidly-changing environment using cutting edge technology in a talented, ambitious and diverse team, then this is the place for you!
What does Leaf do? Leaf is a cloud business management platform that promotes real-time interaction between merchants and their customers. Our purpose is to help small business owners across the nation fight against the big guys. We make sense out of small business' data in order to help business owners learn about their businesses. We also deliver digital receipts, integrate across social networks, capture real-time customer feedback, and constantly donate to charity, all in an effort to have consumers experience greater convenience and rewards while at the same time making a global difference.
What we offer? Beyond a relaxed atmosphere (shorts and sandals are OK with us):
--Competitive compensation and benefits
--Choose your own laptop (hint: we like Apple products)
--We have money for trainings and conferences
--We have beer, cereal, snacks, and video games (did someone say champagne toast)
Who We're Looking For? We are looking for an Android Technical Lead to lead development on our current Android application, as well as help us build the next generation Leaf Platform on Android including Android Applications, Android Services, and Android OS customization. The Android Technical Lead will report to the Director of Mobile. The Mobile group is responsible for application architecture, development and innovation of solutions on the Android platform. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in Android design and development, with one or more apps in the Google Play app store.
Are you a leader who also loves to code? As a Technical Lead, this is a hands-on development role which means you must be comfortable coding 50% of your day while also overseeing the daily work of the development team. This includes providing the ongoing direction and design of the application suite. This person is a leader, who also loves code. Beyond technical capabilities we are also looking for a person who can take diverse and changing requirements and turn them into actionable plans. The ideal candidate will have had experience in the high paced energy of startups as well as experience in the structured world of a large company. Additional responsibilities include mentoring the team, driving Agile methodology, tracking the current tasks of the team members, and escalating issues as needed. The successful applicant will work closely with Product Managers, other Technical Leads, Software Engineers, Operations, and Quality Assurance Engineers in a collaborative environment to provide quality software and solutions, while providing the necessary leadership to deliver releases on time and on budget.
--Passion for coding and a sense of pride in your work
--Bachelor's degree, MS or PhD in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience.
--3+ years as a technical lead with deep understanding of Android UX and UI design paradigms, and ability to implement and design Android apps
--5+ years of broad knowledge of Java, Eclipse and other IDE tools
--An Object Oriented philosopher with experience understanding and applying OO design patterns.
--Experience working with and tuning high volume mobile applications
--Experience integrating with RESTful API backends
--Experience with Unit Testing on the Android Platform
--Desire to work in a fast paced, agile, collaborative environment
--Ability to clearly write technical specifications and strong estimating and planning skills
--Able to effectively communicate across teams and roles.
--Demonstrable ability to deliver projects on time, with high quality, and within budget.
--Ability to deliver full life cycle engagements.
--Experience with Android NDK (Native Development Kit)
--Experience with Android PDK (Platform Development Kit)
--Experience with AOSP (Android Open Source Project)
--Experience writing shared services for the Android Platform
What You'll Do
--Lead the development of mobile apps and services for the Android platform
--Participate in code reviews, wireframe designs and proof of concepts
--Work with QA team in analyzing and resolving production issues and defects.
--Work with the team in app deployment activities
--Participate in the full SDLC (Agile), including meetings, iterative development, estimations and design sessions
Relocation available for qualified candidates!
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer looking for the best talent to join our team and help us build an amazing product, culture and company.
Leaf enables businesses to efficiently collect payments and interact with customers. We solicit feedback from your customers and provide real-time analytics that make growing your business easy. Leaf connects consumers with local businesses. We deliver interactive receipts, enable consumers to give feedback, share experiences, help your favorite charities and earn loyalty rewards.
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|Headquarters:||222 3rd Street; 4th Fl|
Cambridge, MA 02141
|Company Profile:||Our Mission
Over time, checkout counters have been equipped with systems designed exclusively to collect money from consumers and little else. As a result, brick & mortar businesses have become uncompetitive with their online counterparts. The Internet has proven that without customer interaction, commerce cannot grow.
Leaf revives the most important aspect of commerce, the relationship between a business and their customers.
What We Do
Leaf empowers local merchants to run and grow their businesses by providing a mobile payment platform built for local commerce. Leaf's cost-effective platform helps retail stores, restaurants, and other local merchants improve the speed and ease of checkout and offers easy-to-use business management, analytics, and customer engagement. By making the complex tasks of running a business easy. Leaf allows merchants to sped more time focusing on what's important - the needs of their customers.
Who are we
Leaf is a group of passionate and successful entrepreneurs, engineers, and developers. We operate from the co-working space Intrepid Labs in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the leading hub of innovation and technology.|
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