Android Engineer

Extend
Full-time
Remote
EXTEND OVERVIEW 

Extend is a rapidly growing fintech startup in the B2B payments space with a focus on serving banks and their customers. We have built the first virtual card platform of its kind, directly integrated with processors, networks, and the technology that supports banking across the industry. We offer several virtual card products including an app-as-a-service that banks can offer business customers with their existing credit cards, a suite of virtual card APIs for those looking to build custom payment solutions, and we also offer secure connectivity to key banking and payment services that enable 3rd-parties to integrate and embed payments into their software. 

Founded in 2017 by 3 industry experts with experience at Fortune 500 companies, including American Express and Capital One, Extend is headquartered in Manhattan and has recently raised $40m in venture capital from top fintech investors. Extend was recently voted one of America's best startup employers by Forbes and best payments service platform by Tearsheet.

With extreme monthly growth and 70+ mission-driven employees, now is prime time to join our team!

For more information visit paywithextend.com

ABOUT THE ROLE

We’re looking for someone who wants to work on an evolving and forward-thinking Android application using some of the latest tools and libraries while also being pragmatic in approach. Someone who likes to own their work, collaborate across teams, make direct impact for users, and have open and honest discussions about how to help their team grow will thrive in this role. An Android Engineer at Extend will find plenty of opportunities to learn and grow in their career and will find plenty of people who are willing to support them in their journey.

Within 1 month, you will:

  • Get to know everyone on the tech team: including iOS, Android, Web, Backend, and QA Engineers, Product Designers, and Product Managers
  • Learn about Extend’s products and services, Android app codebase, development lifecycle, release process, and team rituals
  • Contribute to smaller features and/or bug fixes
  • Regularly attend standups, sprint planning meetings, and retrospectives
Within 3 months, you will:

  • Collaborate regularly with the frontend team, product manager, QA engineers, designers and backend engineers to plan, design, and implement new features
  • Own the development of a feature and help deliver it to our users!
  • Shadow a lead developer in deployment of code to the Play Store in order to understand build tools, testing, and deployment mechanisms
  • Get regular team feedback on your code through code reviews
  • Establish regular 1-on-1 meetings with your manager to discuss goals, areas of improvement, and how Extend can best help you grow in your career
Within 6 months, you will:

  • Have a familiar and comfortable understanding of team practices
  • Regular discussions with lead developers on how to improve code quality, architect larger changes to the codebase, prototype new ideas, and find ways to improve collaboration within the Android team
 

ABOUT THE CANDIDATE

  • 2+ years of professional native Android development experience
  • 1+ years of experience with Kotlin
  • Familiarity with Android SDK, frameworks, and development patterns
  • Familiarity with Android architecture components, dependency injection, continuous integration, and Jetpack Compose
  • Familiarity with Gradle build tools, unit testing, git
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
Bonus points

  • Knowledge of reactive programming and MVVM architecture
  • Have released at least 1 application to the Google Play Store
 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation packages, including year-end bonus program
  • Equity for all–our success is your success
  • Unlimited vacation-and we want you to use it
  • 401K and company match
  • Flexibility to work remote or in our NYC office
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance for you and your family - including an employer-paid option for individuals
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Reimbursement for gym memberships
  • Up to $10K referral bonus–bring your friends!
  • Work with and learn from functional experts across disciplines 
Apply now