Senior Android Engineer at Blink Health

| Greater NYC Area
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Blink Health is a well-funded healthcare technology company on a mission to make prescription drugs more accessible and affordable for everyone. We're scaling up in a highly complex vertical to change the way Americans access the prescription drugs they need.

Our proprietary platform and supply chain allows us to offer everyone — whether they have insurance or not — amazingly inexpensive prices on over 15,000 medications. With the addition of telemedicine and home delivery for prescriptions, Blink is providing a life-changing experience for people all over the country and fixing how opaque, unfair and overpriced healthcare has become. We are a highly collaborative team of builders and operators who invent new ways of working in an industry that historically has resisted innovation. Join us!

Success: 

You're passionate about building native android apps that leverage the latest Android SDK features and technologies. You're focused on optimizing running code to provide a superior mobile experience with as small of an application footprint as possible. You know the do’s and don’ts of mobile development and value a great user experience as much as you value writing efficient code.

How to achieve success/acumen:

All Blinkers are expected to operate with our value of “Good Giving” in mind. Our culture is infused with the dedication and enthusiasm of employees who continuously strive to make a difference. Here’s how you will do that in this role. 

Good Owner - Be the CEO of your role 

  • Help the team ship new products and features successfully with the right skills, mentorship and organizational resources to deliver amazing experiences for our patients
  • Coach, mentor and develop engineers to reach individual goals while fostering cross-functional collaboration and product success 
  • Take responsibility for the long term success of product projects and people 

Good Learning - Learn something new every day 

  • Demonstrate curiosity and an interest in learning new techniques and improving upon best practices to stay up-to-date with current and emerging trends
  • Lead by example putting new ideas into action, failing fast and learning from each experience

Good Feedback - Consider the perspective of others 

  • Listen actively and respond effectively through a variety of channels
  • Give and receive candid and constructive feedback
  • Promote trust and encourage teamwork allow the product team to do their best work

Desired experience:

  • You want to work in a highly collaborative environment: we believe a team can be stronger than its individual parts
  • Have 4+ years experience in Android development
  • Have an extensive understanding of Android framework components and their respective lifecycles combined with a solid knowledge of multithreading, networking, offline storage and performance tuning
  • Have experience shipping intuitive and beautiful UI/UX experiences in conformance to Material Design principles
  • Have a solid understanding of CS fundamentals and clean software design principles
  • Expert level knowledge of Java, Kotlin, Android SDK and Gradle
  • Have experience writing units tests
  • Experience with profiling UI, memory and threading in Android

Bonus points if you:

  • Have experience using any reactive programming frameworks in a production environment (RxJava, RxKotlin)
  • Experience with MVVM architecture and/or the coordinator pattern
Why Join Us:

At Blink, we put humans first. We want everyone at Blink to be able to do the best work of their lives. We are a relentlessly learning, constantly curious and aggressively collaborative cross-functional team dedicated to inventing new ways to improve the lives of our customers.

Learn more:
Blink Website
Blink Pharmacy App for Android
Blink Pharmacy App for iOS


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Location

Our office is located in SoHo near tons of fantastic restaurants and bars and is super easy to access from most subway lines!