Android Developer

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Rival Inc

Role Location

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States


26 - 50 people


12105 Bluff Creek Dr Ste B
Los Angeles, CA, 90094, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • AWS
  • AWS Lambda
  • Terraform
  • Docker
  • React
  • React Native

Role Description

Mobile is central to solving the most exciting user experience challenges that we face here at Rival. We are looking for Android Engineers who love what they do and are excited to take on hard engineering challenges. We are looking for experienced developers who will work with other engineers across the company to bring new features and products into existence, push the limits of mobile devices, and create great user experiences. You will work across a variety of languages, device types, and mediums – including potentially wearables, embedded, raspberry pi – and integrate them all within the Rival platform.


  • 3+ years of Android development, 7+ years of general development experience
  • Apps with a significant number of active users published on the Google Play Store
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the core Android APIs
  • Experience consuming RESTful APIs specifically optimized for mobile clients
  • Significant experience in Java or Kotlin
  • Experience with Gradle and build management
  • Broad exposure to common libraries like Retrofit, Dagger, RxAndroid, Glide
  • Experience with Clean, MVC, MVP, and/or MVVM
  • Extensive knowledge in Android SDK’s accessibility frameworks
  • Experience with automated testing and taking the lead on debugging mobile related issues
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Effective communication on both technical and non-technical subjects

Bonus points for experience with

  • MDM or any kind of unconventional app deployment
  • React Native (or any JS or web experience)
  • Various communication methods, i.e. USB, Bluetooth, NFC, Sockets (UDP, TCP/IP)
  • Building SDKs for use within other Android applications; secure payment SDKs
  • Google’s Vision API; Android’s Camera API; ARCore and/or Google VR; video or image capture and processing
  • NDK & JNI
  • OpenGL

About Rival Inc

Rival is building a sophisticated technology platform and we're looking for experienced engineers who like solving tough challenges. We are transforming the live event experience by linking access to biometrics in a way that will drive commerce, intelligence about fans, and enhanced security. It is one of the few remaining industries that has not been meaningfully changed by technology, and our founders, investors, and clients have all positioned us for success when we are live in venues in 2019.

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