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Intermediate Mobile Software Engineer - Android (Remote, Canada)



Marketing & Communications, Software Engineering
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023
We're looking for an enthusiastic and highly capable Intermediate Mobile Software Engineer (Android) to join our Mobile Team! Day to day you will be writing code for new features, maintaining our Product codebase and building products that can be customized to meet the needs of some of our largest clients. Successful Mobile Developers on our team are highly organized, self motivated solution-oriented problem solvers who can iterate, dig deep and deliver on-time.
This is a full-time remote position, and can be based anywhere in Canada (the team is mostly located in Vancouver, BC). Please note that we can only consider candidates who reside in Canada with valid working status.
About Eventbase
Eventbase has set the gold standard for live event technology for more than a decade. We power mobile event apps for global brands including Salesforce, Cisco, SAP, Deloitte and Adobe. We also build official mobile apps for massive events including South By Southwest (SXSW) and National Retail Federation Big Show, as well as three Olympic Games. Eventbase has been recognized with more awards than any other event app platform, including being named winner of “Best Event App” at the Event Technology Awards six times.
We are driven by our mission: to bring people together for the magic of live events, and we’re proud that our industry-leading products have been at the heart of exceptional live events around the world since 2009. Millions of attendees across thousands of events have held Eventbase’s product in their hand as they walked the conference floor, participated in sessions and interacted with others onsite. Our team has a track record of pioneering breakthrough live event technology, and there are more exciting innovations to come. The event industry is being reinvented in the wake of Covid-19, and Eventbase is uniquely positioned to play a key role in this new world of events. We’re moving forward with our vision to shape the future of live event experiences.
Are you ready to join the industry leader in live event technology?

What You'll Do

  • Design and build highly configurable applications for the Android platform in Kotlin and Java as part of a Product Platform Squad
  • Be hands on with planning, estimating, contributing to the architecture, coding, development
  • Collaborate within cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
  • Coach more junior engineers to grow their technical and operational skills when they ask for help (including leaving detailed feedback and questions in code reviews).
  • Design and refactor legacy code into reusable modular components
  • Participate in the process of release automation, security issue remediation, and process improvements
  • Maintain and upgrade the codebase to latest libraries and SDKs
  • Document features in project wikis and code
  • Support our live apps with on-site or on-call duties to resolve technical issues experienced by event attendees

What You Bring

  • You bring 4+ years experience in Android mobile application development
  • Excellent knowledge of Java and Kotlin (A plus if you can read and review Swift, Objective C, and PHP code)
  • Familiarity with Clean Architecture and any of its implementations.
  • Experience with the following technologies/tools preferred: Coroutines, RxJava, Sqlite, Retrofit/OkHttp, RESTful APIs, Git, SQL
  • Have an ability and desire to share your knowledge and help grow the team
  • You are a keen follower of the latest Android updates and Google IO is marked in your calendar
  • Experience working in an Agile environment (A plus if you know your way around work tracking in Jira)
  • Have an ability to understand and translate business requirements and technical specifications, UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • An expert in adapting to changing priorities
  • Proud of having built or participated in the submission & management of great apps on the Play Store
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization along with quality
  • Phenomenal interpersonal skills and written/verbal communication skills
Why Join the Eventbase Team?
At Eventbase we value trust, respect and authenticity, and believe we are all better together. Joining the Eventbase team means you will enjoy a progressive work environment with some exceptional perks, including the option to go onsite at some of the largest events on the planet. We enjoy “No Meeting Fridays” and Eventbasers get every second Friday off, so you can have an extra 26 long weekends every year in addition to statutory holidays. We have a $1,250 annual professional development allocation and $1,000 per year to set up your home office. We also offer comprehensive benefits including extended health care from your first day, a $1000 flexible health/wellness spending account, paid parental leave for all new parents, and paid mental health days. And of course we offer competitive market salaries and employee stock options too.
At Eventbase we work hard and smart, and take time to celebrate our wins. We are a remote-first organization, so our team can work from anywhere in Canada. You will never be required to work out of an office if it doesn’t work for you.
We’re proud of our diverse team: Eventbasers hail from all over the world, with many different backgrounds, cultures and interests. We actively promote women working in technology both internally and by partnering with women in tech organizations externally. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national or ethnic origin, gender or gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital or family status, veteran status, or disability status.