Senior Software Engineer, Android at Bird

| Santa Monica
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Who is Bird
At Bird, we’re on a mission to make cities more livable by reducing traffic and carbon emissions with an affordable, convenient, and eco-friendly transportation option. We planted roots in Los Angeles, California. Now, our fleet of electric scooters is available to riders in cities around the world for short trips or the “last mile” of their journey. In our first year, Bird launched in over 100 cities and provided over 10 million rides. And we’re only just getting started.


  • Build the Android app for our riders, chargers, and mechanics
  • Work closely with various business partners (backend, firmware team, UI/UX)
  • Strong focus on high-quality mobile UI
  • App architecture design
  • Writing functional and integration tests


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years of experience with Android

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing native Android applications in Java/Kotlin
  • Experience with releasing and maintaining mobile code
  • Understand the value of dependency injection and testing
  • Experience with Android architecture patterns: MVP, MVVM, MVI
  • Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, and algorithms
  • Bluetooth experience is a plus
  • Google Maps experience is a plus
  • IOT experience

Technology we're working with

  • Kotlin
  • RxJava/RxKotlin
  • Dagger
  • Retrofit

Culture at Bird
We're an ambitious, smart, and open-minded group. Our employees are passionate about our mission, and eager to complete their work at the highest level. The office itself is up tempo and supportive, because we care about each other. People first, people.
Perks up
We want people to succeed at Bird, so we give our teams plenty of time off to relax and recharge. We also offer a generous employer-paid healthcare coverage, on-demand doctor visits, childcare support, a pre-tax commuter account for mass transit or parking, a wellness stipend, and more.
Bird is the world
Bird stands for a culture of inclusion. We celebrate different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives —encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions. For these reasons and more Bird is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.
Sound like a place you’d like to work? Sweet. Let’s chat.

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