Android Engineer

Kittyhawk | Monday, June 29, 2020



About this job

Compensation: $80k - 135k | Equity
Location options: Remote
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level, Senior
Role: Mobile Developer
Industry: Drones
Company size: 11–50 people
Company type: VC Funded


kotlin, android, dji-sdk

Job description

We’re looking for a driven, detail oriented Android Engineer with an interest in aviation and passion for delivering impactful user experiences. A self-directed problem solver, used to working at a startup, who is able to collaborate across teams in a pivotal role for delivering our crucial mobile experience to customers.


  • Work closely with our product and design teams to prototype, test, and ship new user-facing improvements and features
  • Integrate directly with drone hardware to build new in-flight experiences for controlling drone positioning, behavior and data capture
  • Analyze and optimize mobile applications for efficiency and performance
  • Help define, improve, and develop the primary user interface for pilot workflows, streaming video, autonomous flight, flight logs, pilot profiles, and more
  • Play and active role in the tech design, scoping and documentation of specific features during collaboration sessions
  • Debug Android web issues reported by customers


  • Experience with writing, testing, releasing, and maintaining clean code include a proficiency with Java, Kotlin, and multithreading
  • Familiarity with Google Play Services and the Activity lifecycle
  • The ability to iterate on solutions and respond to change effectively
  • Experience working in a remote team in Agile development environments as a detail oriented team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must exhibit a passion for meticulously crafted interfaces balancing technology with customer impact
    Experience in implementing object oriented architectural design patterns (MVVM, MVC, VIPER)


  • Experience with DJI mobile SDKs
  • Personal projects
  • Has submitted app to Google Play store

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