Kinship
At Kinship, we’re a diverse coalition working to make impactful change in pet care.
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Senior Android Engineer - Whistle

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WHO WE ARE 

Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We’re a data-driven collective, building the future of pet care with interconnected solutions that reimagine every experience across the pet parent journey. We combine insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be, and ultimately create a better world for pets. That includes our world-leading  WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA testing for dogs, the award-winning WHISTLE™ GPS dog tracker and health monitor, Pet Insight Project, our ground-breaking science team that uses AI to turn billions of data points into actionable insights, and our partnerships like the LEAP VENTURE STUDIO accelerator that supports innovators and start-ups, allowing Kinship to bring new solutions to pet parents.

Kinship is a business division of Mars Petcare, the global leader in pet health, nutrition, and services, and dedicated to one purpose: A Better World for Pets. Learn more at www.kinship.co.

HOW YOU’LL HELP EVERYONE PET PARENT LIKE A PRO
As a Senior Android Engineer you will be a primary contributor to Whistle’s Android app and be relied upon as an expert in Android’s capabilities and limitations when defining and developing new features. You will collaborate with our software, hardware and customer support teams to ensure that our Android app is aligned with our customers’ needs and meets Whistle’s high quality of standards. To be successful in this role you are someone who is continuously and proactively looking for ways our team can improve both the quality of our Android app and the speed at which we can deliver.

THE PRO WE’RE LOOKING FOR -
As Kinship people, we have three pillars that set out how we aim to be--in our everyday work, and in how
we approach each other. We call these our Cultural Pillars. In all of the roles that we hire for, we look for
people who are Optimistic, Purposefully Inquisitive, and Open to All. And for this role, you’ll need these
skills to knock it out of the dog park:

  • 4+ years of experience developing and shipping native Android apps to the Google Play Store
    (ReactNative, Flutter, Xamarin, etc do not count)
  • A strong grasp of Java and modern Android best practices and design patterns
  • Proficient in Kotlin (Majority of codebase has been ported to Kotlin and all new code is expected
    to be written in Kotlin)
  • An understanding of Strong CS fundamentals (algorithms, data structures)
  • Familiarity with variety of app architectures and methodologies like MVVM, Dependency Injection,
    RxJava
  • Experience with Bluetooth and integration with IoT style devices is a big plus.

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:

  • Leverage your Android experience to maintain, refine, and build upon or existing code base.
  • Write well-structured, reliable, efficient and easily maintainable code
  • Work closely with product and design teams to scope and define feature specifications.
  • Deliver new features to enhance our user’s experience
  • Help guide and improve the technical direction of mobile, bolstering the technical skillset of the team.
  • Identifying and driving improvements to process, performance, and architecture.
  • Be purposely inquisitive and continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new mobile technologies

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JOIN OUR PROS!

  • Unique opportunities for a customizable career within pet care
  • A super collaborative, flat work environment with direct access to our senior leadership team
  • Work from the hottest cities across the world
  • Dog-friendly workplaces 
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401k match, and pet benefits for you and your family
  • Unlimited paid time off 
  • Flexible work opportunities 
  • Parental leave for the birth or adoption of your new human child (and fur baby)
  • Discounts on pet products, services, nutrition and veterinary wellness plans
  • Welcome kits with pet merch & Kinship swag
  • An extensive onboarding program with a chance to meet all of our leaders across Kinship
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450 W 33rd street, New York, NY 10001

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What are Kinship Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Restricted work hours
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Paid industry certifications

An Insider's view of Kinship

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Like many many of you, we are working remotely due to COVID. Kinship plans a safe return to our offices in September. As we continue to scale our company & work from home, we are committed to the wellbeing of our Associates. This means unlimited PTO, meetingless days, flexible schedules to care for family & pets, & subscriptions to health apps.

Katelyn

Director, Talent Development & Acquisition

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Sr Engineering Manager

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+49
WHO WE ARE  Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We’re a data-driven collective, building the future of pet care with interconnected solutions that reimagine every experience across the pet parent journey. We combine insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be, and ultimately create a better world for pets. That includes our world-leading  WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA

Researcher

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+49
As Kinship people, we have three pillars that set out how we aim to be--in our everyday work, and in how we approach each other. We call these our Cultural Pillars. In all of the roles that we hire for, we look for people who are Optimistic, Purposefully Inquisitive, and Open to All.

Head of UX & Product Design

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+49
WHO WE ARE  Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We’re a data-driven collective, building the future of pet care with interconnected solutions that reimagine every experience across the pet parent journey. We combine insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be, and ultimately create a better world for pets. That includes our world-leading  WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA

Senior Product Designer

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+49
WHO WE ARE  Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We’re a data-driven collective, building the future of pet care with interconnected solutions that reimagine every experience across the pet parent journey. We combine insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be, and ultimately create a better world for pets. That includes our world-leading  WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA

Sr Visual Designer

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+49
WHO WE ARE  Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We’re a data-driven collective, building the future of pet care with interconnected solutions that reimagine every experience across the pet parent journey. We combine insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be, and ultimately create a better world for pets. That includes our world-leading  WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA

Data Engineer

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+49
The Kinship Data & Analytics team is a multifaceted team with global impact on the Kinship businesses. This team, a mixture of engineering, product insights, and data science associates, will partner with internal and Mars Petcare teams to build a rich understanding of pets and pet-owners and power our business and the Kinship data ecosystem. We are using an evolving, cutting edge tech stack to help us ingest, process, model and democratize data from across the segment to create robust pet-centric views of our clients. As a member of a team that is still growing, you will have the opportunity to help shape our team’s identity and footprint. The ideal candidate possesses strong technical skills, is comfortable working on ever-changing problems, works well cross-functionally, has a sharp eye for details, proactively owns and solves problems, and is always excited to learn.

Senior Data Analyst

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
5 days ago
+49
The Kinship Data & Analytics team is a multifaceted team with global impact on the Kinship businesses. This team, a mixture of engineering, product insights, and data science associates, will partner with internal and Mars Petcare teams to build a rich understanding of pets and pet-owners and power our business and the Kinship data ecosystem. We are using an evolving, cutting edge tech stack to help us ingest, process, model and democratize data from across the segment to create robust pet-centric views of our clients. In this role, you will have the opportunity to collaborate across our businesses to drive new insights about our products, pets, and pet parents. The ideal candidate possesses strong technical skills, is comfortable working on ever-changing problems, works well cross-functionally, has a sharp eye for details, proactively owns and solves problems, and is always excited to learn.

Product Operations Specialist

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+49
WHO WE ARE  Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We’re a data-driven collective, building the future of pet care with interconnected solutions that reimagine every experience across the pet parent journey. We combine insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be, and ultimately create a better world for pets. That includes our world-leading  WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA

Manager, Wholesale eCommerce

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+49
The Manager of Wholesale eCommerce is responsible for supporting B2B business operations and wholesale eCommerce initiatives excluding Amazon. Clients would include walmart.com, Petco, target.com, Chewy etc with the possibility of identifying emerging markets and channels. This role will be pivotal in the digital sales acceleration strategy across both the Wisdom Panel and Whistle brands. She/he will exude business acumen, agility and strategic thinking, leveraging internal and external sales and portal data to inform and drive day to day decisions on behalf of the Company. This position will report directly to the Head of Commerce and will be an important player in the overall growth strategy of Kinship.

Email Marketing Manager

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+49
WHO WE ARE  Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We’re a data-driven collective, building the future of pet care with interconnected solutions that reimagine every experience across the pet parent journey. We combine insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be, and ultimately create a better world for pets. That includes our world-leading  WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA

Sr. Software Engineer

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+49
As the Sr. Software Engineer of KinshipID team, you will be part of a team of engineers that reports to Engineering Manager, KinshipID to build, manage and scale a common platform that integrates various IDs across Kinship portfolios with an outcome that drives consistency and leads to deeper understanding of our cross-brand customer engagement. This role will collaborate with our cross-brands such as Whistle, Wisdom Panel, Vet Insights as well as our product/engineering partners across Russia, China and other international locations to device a common platform of IDs and feeds into our CDP (Customer Data Platform). With this platform, you will drive seamless logged in customer experience across all our brands. You will be directly responsible to build, manage, scale our micro-services that power such an experience. You are a hands-on engineer who has built various mico-services at scale deployed across public clouds such as AWS leveraging open source technologies and adept at using the best algorithmic choice, proud of your craftsmanship to write highly efficient  code understanding time and space complexity (Big O).

Senior SEO Manager

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+49
WHO WE ARE  Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We’re a data-driven collective, building the future of pet care with interconnected solutions that reimagine every experience across the pet parent journey. We combine insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be, and ultimately create a better world for pets. That includes our world-leading  WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA

Design Director (Temp)

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+49
WHO WE ARE  Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We’re a data-driven collective, building the future of pet care with interconnected solutions that reimagine every experience across the pet parent journey. We combine insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be, and ultimately create a better world for pets. That includes our world-leading  WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA

eCommerce Manager - DTC

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+49
WHO WE ARE  Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We’re a data-driven collective, building the future of pet care with interconnected solutions that reimagine every experience across the pet parent journey. We combine insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be, and ultimately create a better world for pets. That includes our world-leading  WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA

Senior Android Engineer - Whistle

Kinship
Remote
2 weeks ago
+49
WHO WE ARE  Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We’re a data-driven collective, building the future of pet care with interconnected solutions that reimagine every experience across the pet parent journey. We combine insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be, and ultimately create a better world for pets. That includes our world-leading  WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA

Performance Marketing Specialist

Kinship
Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+49
WHO WE ARE  Kinship is here to help everyone pet parent like a pro. We’re a data-driven collective, building the future of pet care with interconnected solutions that reimagine every experience across the pet parent journey. We combine insights, products, and services to help people be the best pet parents they can be, and ultimately create a better world for pets. That includes our world-leading  WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA