Senior Software Engineer, Android

| New York, NY, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 160,000-215,000 Annually
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SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER, ANDROID

At Current, we’re on a mission to enable our members to create better financial outcomes for themselves. Headquartered in NYC, we’re a leading U.S. fintech and one of the fastest growing companies with nearly 4 million members. No matter your title, we’re a team that collaborates on building great products and making an impact together.

Our mobile engineers are responsible for building the full suite of user experiences for our members, leveraging our proprietary backend banking core. The mobile apps are native (Kotlin/Swift) and primarily use gRPC to interface with our backend. Being the primary interface for our members to manage their finances (there isn’t a web app), the mobile experience needs to be highly performant and intuitive to use. This forces our engineers to think through foundational layers of application infrastructure, reusable UI components, and the collection of data that drive these decisions. Join us for an opportunity to work in a fast-moving environment where your work is highly visible and has a direct impact on our members’ financial outcomes!

We are looking for an Android engineer to join our team in New York. This role has a salary range of $160,000 - $215,000. The ideal candidate should have a background in mobile development working with native mobile applications. This person should also be a motivated self-starter who feels at ease working through ambiguous challenges in a fast-paced environment. 

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • Be a part of a small and nimble mobile engineering team working closely with our product, design, and backend engineering teams to enable new end-to-end experiences for our users
  • Owning the end-to-end delivery of key business initiatives from product discovery, to system design, all the way to feature launch
  • Building and maintaining scalable and reusable mobile frameworks to improve code consistency and engineering velocity
  • Evolving the company standards for engineering excellence by helping to improve architecture, testing, and monitoring practices
  • Helping Current’s users access new decentralized financial systems for wealth creation
  • A strong culture of code and architecture review

ABOUT YOU:

  • Expertise in using Kotlin for Android development, including Kotlin Coroutines
  • Solid understanding of Android fundamentals including component lifecycles, dependency injection (Hilt), multi-threading, persistence, and usage of Jetpack components (Compose, Navigation, ViewModel, etc) 
  • Familiarity working within a modularized app architecture, including unidirectional data flows, MVVM, and use of Gradle modules.
  • Have published and maintained apps on the Google Play Store 
  • A genuine interest in the personal finance space!

BONUS:

  • Experience with profiling and optimizing UI performance (smooth animations, reducing jank, etc)
  • Experience with using gRPC (Google Remote Procedure Call) and Protobuf (Protocol Buffers) schemas for networking.
  • Experience with building highly secure Android apps
  • Experience working on a team building platform components

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Meaningful equity in the form of stock options 
  • 401(k) plan 
  • Discretionary performance bonus program 
  • Biannual performance reviews
  • Medical, Dental and Vision premiums covered at 100% for you and your dependents 
  • Flexible time off and paid holidays 
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Commuter benefits 
  • Fitness benefits
  • Healthcare and Dependent care FSA benefit 
  • Employee Assistance Programs focused on mental health 
  • Healthcare advocacy program for all employees 
  • Access to mental health apps 
  • Team building activities
  • Our modern Chelsea-based office with open floor plan, stocked kitchen, and catered lunches
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Location

Our modern, open floor plan office is located in the heart of Chelsea with an abundance of bars and restaurants. We are minutes away from various trains and bus stops for a convenient commute.

An Insider's view of Current

How does your team reward individual success?

The Engineering team actively and immediately shares our individual successes across our slack channels, telling everyone what we did and the impact we had via data. I find it refreshing and really cool that we are able to measure the success of our initiatives with data that is accessible to everyone.

Swaroop

Software Engineer

What projects are you most excited about?

My team and I work to ensure that critical components of our existing infrastructure are well-tested, reliable, and scalable. But on top of that, we get the fun job of building out new infrastructure. It’s this forward-looking aspect that is especially exciting to me, because it opens up new paths for Current as we continue to expand.

Patricia

Software Engineer

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

One of the best aspects of Member Experience at Current is that we don’t just serve members when they need help, but also bring their feedback to the broader team. This allows us to hear from actual people using Current and understand their needs, enabling us to build products that improve their lives.

Brandon

Director of Member Experience

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in our office is very relaxed and friendly. It’s not your typical suit and tie environment. I enjoy the open style that we have because it works well with our collaborative approach to get things done efficiently while inviting casual conversations with my teammates.

Elijah

Disputes Specialist

What are Current Perks + Benefits

Current Benefits Overview

Here at Current, we offer competitive salaries, stock options, as well as a discretionary bonus program. Medical, Dental and Vision monthly premiums are covered for you and your dependents so there are no monthly costs. In addition to a flexible time off policy, we also offer Healthcare and Dependent care FSA benefits and commuter benefits.

We strive to build close and cohesive teams with company retreats and work together at our modern Chelsea-based office with an open floor plan, stocked kitchen, and catered lunches!

Culture
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Professional Development
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