Senior Android Engineer, Navigation SDK at Mapbox
San Francisco, CA, US
Maps are no longer static. Our maps represent the ever-evolving world, accessing, aggregating, and adapting anonymous data from millions of sensors and phones in real-time. Mapbox has the exciting opportunity to power devices and products across the next frontier in location-based data, such as Internet of Things and AR/VR.
 
Whether you’re watching the delivery of your grocery order on Instacart, looking at a gym on ClassPass, sending your snaps on Snapchat, tracking your personal best on Strava, monitoring your gas budget on Metromile, or checking today’s forecast on The Weather Channel, Mapbox is the location and maps within those apps. We’re changing how people move by live-mapping the world. We are the developer platform for location.

What We Do

Navigation is building a suite of products which will power Mapbox’s future growth in key verticals including Automotive & Logistics. Specifically, our turn by turn Navigation SDKs, internal dogfoodingreference apps, and partnering with our customers to build new driver experiences. 
 
Navigation SDK combines the power of Mapbox’s Maps, Directions, Search, Telemetry & Vision technologies into a consumer grade package. The Navigation SDK product powers location for some of the most sophisticated companies in the world from Instacart & Porsche to DPD, helping them optimize their fleets and navigate through an ever-changing environment with a our living map.
 
You can read about how our Navigation team is partnering with Porsche to enable an entirely new kind of navigation experience: https://blog.mapbox.com/porsche-and-the-future-of-navigation-7317399a94a4

What You'll Do

  • Drive technical development in the Android Driver Application, powered by our Android Navigation SDK.
  • Craft expressive and easy to use APIs for developers within our Navigation SDK.
  • Make key contributions and provide thought leadership into mobile architecture, code health and development processes for building best in class mobile software products.
  • Collaborate closely with other teams across Mapbox to understand and build what is needed to enable delightful mobile experiences.
  • Drive projects through SDLC including design, development,  refactoring, release and QA cycles of the Android Driver App.

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

  • Demonstrated history of shipping Android apps available on Google Play store, or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience writing Android Applications with Java
  • Knowledge of software design, Android systems and architecture
  • Enthusiasm for building components and systems with reliability and long term support in mind
  • Good sense of usability
  • Open-minded to explore new languages, skills, techniques, and platforms
  • Desire to learn and to teach
  • Experience building SDKs in any language is a plus

What We Value

In addition to our core values, which are not unique to this position and are necessary for Mapbox leaders:
  • We value high performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities.
  • We believe in individuals being their whole selves at work. We commit to this through supportive health care, parental leave, flexibility for the things that come up in life, and innovating on how we think about supporting our people.
  • We emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.
  • We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply. 
 
By applying for this position, you acknowledge that you have received the Mapbox Non-US Privacy Notice for applicants, which is linked here. Completing this application requires you to provide personal data, such as your name and contact information, which is mandatory for Mapbox to process your application. 
 
Mapbox is an EEO Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
 
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