Senior Android Developer


Ready Education

Role Location

  • Remote


51 - 100 people


4040 Fairfax Drive, Suite 700 A
Arlington, VA, 22203, US

Tech Stack

  • Java
  • Python
  • Angular
  • AWS

Role Description

At Ready Education, we are deeply committed to improving student success and college graduation rates worldwide by crafting digital experiences that build community and increase student engagement. We work with over 300 higher education institutions globally, helping them better engage their students, improve the student life experience on their campuses, and ensure that they ultimately provide success for their students.

As the Senior Android Developer on the platform development team, you will directly impact our vision and mission of helping students succeed by bringing more institutions and students onto the Ready Education platform through creative leadership contributions to the user experience and product design team.

We are looking for individuals who share our values, who will:

Put Student Success First: Ready Education exists to improve student success. As a an engineer on the team, you will work to ensure that our product is successfully adopted and utilized by our 300+ campuses, and with every decision, always put the student at the heart Accomplish More As a Team: our team here at Ready is made up of passionate, hardworking people who support, care for, and challenge each other to achieve wins together. We learn from each other and embrace creative tension to ensure the best idea wins. We collaborate to solve problems together Have a Learning Mentality: we are looking for intellectually curious people who never stop learning and growing and who embrace change, which is essential at a constantly evolving tech company. You will continuously push yourself and others around you to improve and evolve Move Fast and Innovate: to be successful at Ready, you will need to be self-motivated and able to work autonomously. You will need to have excellent judgement and decision making skills to solve problems and move forward quickly

In terms of the role responsibilities, you will:

Design and build advanced applications for the Android platform and suitable for use on all types of Android devices. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and work on different layers of the infrastructure. Work with outside data sources and APIs Unit-test code including edge cases, usability, and general reliability Work on bug fixing and improving application performance Continuously evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency Help to continually improve the way we use technologies and services to build a higher quality platform

You should have:

At least 4 years of software development experience, with at least 2 years in android development with a strong understanding of the full mobile development life cycle. Strong understanding of Android apps architecture, common design patterns, and related services. Knowledge of Kotlin, readiness to learn more programming languages and platforms as needed. Experience with Android SDK Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON Experience with third-party libraries and APIs Excellent understanding of working with networks, data persistence, building performant UI. Familiar with standard Android best practices and software design patterns such as MVP and MVVM Proficient with GIT Familiarity with push notifications, APIs and cloud messaging. Understanding of IT Standards, UX Design, Accessibility, Agile Methodologies Having published at least one original Android app is a bonus.

This is a remote role based anywhere in North America.

About Ready Education

We help students finish their degrees by building communities online and offline.

Company Culture

As a startup, we focus on iteration. We put students first, and to do that we have to work collaboratively as a company to think about what adds value for a student working to complete their degree. We focus on transparency and having a learning mentality to identify areas where we can improve. We also like to take time out to celebrate our wins and openly discuss opportunities for improvement. Spending time with members of various teams and recognizing others for representing our company values is something that happens on a weekly basis. We take pride in supporting millions of students in North America across hundreds of Higher Education Institutions of all types.

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