Android Mobile Developer
Compensation: Monthly Salary & Employee Stock Options
Soundbrenner builds the world’s first wearable smart device for musicians. It’s the metronome of the 21st century. Wearable, smart and powered by vibrations. Soundbrenner combines hardware products with mobile and desktop apps into a holistic solution that empowers musicians to achieve true mastery of rhythm.
We’re headquartered in Hong Kong and hold an additional office in Berlin. We currently employ a full-time staff of 11. To date we sold and shipped over 10,000 units. We’ve raised close to $2 million USD in funding from investors. We were featured in the New York Times, Techcrunch, Gizmodo and around a dozen of other international press outlets.
We are currently looking for an Android mobile dev who has a connection to music and music technology to help us build the best metronome app on the market.
Especially accurate timing and MIDI programming experience is valuable. Knowledge of the Bluetooth Stack and Bluetooth Low Energy Implementation on Android is required. Experience with Beat Tracking algorithms or generally with Music Information Retrieval (MIR) is a plus.
We are using Scrum (JIRA Agile) to manage our work. You can use your IDE of preference.
What you’ll do:
- Design and build advanced applications for the Android platform
- Collaborate with a cross-functional, international team to define, design, and ship new features
- Work with outside data sources and API’s
- 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
- Translate Objective-C and Swift code into Java
- Eventually become an Android development team leader
What we’re looking for:
- B.Sc./B.A. or Master’s in Computer Science, Engineering or related field preferred
- At least one Android app released in the Google Play Store
- Strong Android UI development experience
- Strong collaboration and communication skills
- Ability to read C and Objective-C code
- Experience with client-server communication (REST/JSON, etc.)
- Experience with integration of 3rd party libs and APIs
- Experience with Unit Testing
- Up to date with developments and trends in the Android community
- Concise and tidy coding, good documentation skills, ability to code review
- Appreciation for great design and user experience
- Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle
- Bonus: Degree in Music or Music Technology, or musician
What it’s like working at Soundbrenner:
- You will work with very talented people in an intense work environment. As a result you will experience one of the steepest possible learning curves and have the chance to grow in rapid speed together with the company. It will be quite fast paced and a hell a lot of fun.
- If you are like us you have a passion for great design, technology and hardware. At Soundbrenner you get the chance to make this passion your job. Working for a hardware company you get to witness the miracles of making something out of nothing and holding your own product in your hand. What could be more exciting?
- At Soundbrenner we value justice and we value fairness. If you are capable of adding a lot of value to the company, you will be compensated accordingly. That’s why we are more than happy to offer you company equity as part of your pay. All you need to worry about is doing what you love to do: A great job.
- The work we do at Soundbrenner has the potential to touch the life of every single musician on the planet. If we are successful your work may influence an entire industry for the better. We love music and working on something that matters inspires us to give our best every single day.
You understand that your ideas have the potential to change the world? You don’t just dream to get something done – you are willing to take the first steps with all its consequences? Then you might fit right in. Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CEO & Co-Founder at Soundbrenner Limited