Senior Android Engineer

Full Time - Texas

Favor’s mission is ‘Anything Delivered’. Our engineers make high-touch logistics happen. The Favor technology platform is the engine behind the business enabling millions of Favors. Our technology efficiently manages the real-time assignment of Runners to Favors, facilitates communication between customers, Runners, and support, keeps thousands of customer and Runner mobile applications in sync, and more. 

Do you get a thrill when you make an impact on hundreds of thousands of users? Do you want to work for a purpose and value driven company in a high growth environment? Our engineers create the tools and applications necessary to connect our customers, Runners, merchants, and support teams. As a Senior Android Engineer at Favor, you will be responsible for all phases of development, testing, and deployment of our native Android applications. You will work closely with our product and operations teams to understand customer needs, build simple solutions to complex problems, and deliver delightful experiences to all our users.

What You'll Do

  • Assist in research and fact finding to develop or modify applications 
  • Participate in the planning and execution of development projects
  • Partner with cross-functional technology teams to integrate solutions
  • Fix bugs and perform updates to the code base while working closely with team members across Product, Design, and Engineering teams

Skills You Have

  • A relevant degree or comparable formal training, certification, or work experience
  • 4+ years of software engineering experience
  • Ability to design and build technical solutions without direct oversight
  • Knowledge of coding patterns and their applicable uses to write performant, testable code
  • Experience with JUnit and mocking frameworks like Mockito and MockK
  • Experience building with MVVM or similar architectural patterns
  • Developing with scalability and maintainability is at the core of how you work
  • You know how to build with and around the constraints of a large code base and take steps to improve it as you add to it
  • You know how to work in a multidisciplinary team and how to get others onboard with your ideas. You’re also supportive of others’ ideas, even if you don’t agree.
  • You have some experience with the latest libraries and frameworks (Coroutines, Room, and Compose) and also some older technologies (such as Rxjava)
  • Experience in a high-growth startup is a plus

Who You Are

  • You appreciate simple design
  • You love to write clean, well-tested code (test-first or test driven development approaches are a plus)
  • You enjoy working with other engineers in a collaborative and iterative environment
  • You communicate well with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • You likes mentoring junior engineers and helps organize squad members around project goals
Life at Favor

Where you'll work: This role can be hybrid or remote, depending on the team member’s location in Texas. If you live in Austin, Texas, we ask that you work from home roughly three days per week and work at our HQ for the remaining work days. If you live in a different city in Texas, you will primarily work from home, with the opportunity to travel to Austin for company-wide events. No matter where you work best, we foster an inclusive and flexible environment to support our workforce.

Benefits: We offer premium health, vision, dental, and life insurance, alongside 401(k) options. We go beyond the basics, while also throwing in Favor delivery fee credit and H-E-B discounts! 

Paid time off (PTO): We offer unlimited PTO for salaried employees (that’s actually unlimited) and ample vacation time to all team members.

Learning and development: We encourage personal growth and education through Intern(al)ships and Learning Labs taught by Favor team members and external facilitators.

Community: Whether you’re an avid cyclist, dog lover, or Magic enthusiast, there’s a group for you here. We foster community through Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), company-wide events, happy hours, and regular connection opportunities.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion: At Favor, we believe that to be the best delivery app in Texas, we need to represent all Texans. We are committed to growing a team with different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives, and we are an equal opportunity employer. 

In addition, as a candidate, if you require any accommodations throughout the recruitment process, simply let your recruiter know! Our talent acquisition team will work with you directly to ensure a smooth and delightful process.
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