Senior Android Engineer at Safety Culture

Customer Facing Engineering, Full-time Permanent, Sydney sydney engineering full-time
Description
Posted 7 months ago

At SafetyCulture, we help businesses get better everyday. As the operational heartbeat of working teams, our technology gives workers a voice and leaders the visibility to make smart decisions. We’re constantly evolving our platform, expanding into sensors/IoT, Scalable and Event-Driven Architecture to name a few, but we believe there’s more to be done.  

Recently valued at AU$2.7Bn, we’re investing our resources into creating and shaping a better workplace for all. We are growing fast and looking for talented, self-motivated people that value collaboration, growth and learning to join our team.

At SafetyCulture, we help businesses get better everyday. As the operational heartbeat of working teams, our technology gives workers a voice and leaders the visibility to make smart decisions. We’re constantly evolving our platform, expanding into sensors/IoT, Machine Learning, Scalable and Event-Driven Architecture to name a few, but we believe there’s more to be done. We’re seeking an experienced software engineer like you to join our team.  

Our mission – and your opportunity — is to help solve the challenges faced in an increasingly distributed workforce. In short, to shape Engineering excellence, nurture emerging Engineering talent and build out an inclusive, high-performing interdisciplinary team. 

With the goal to have 100 million workers using our products every day, we’re investing our resources into creating and shaping a better workplace for all. We are growing fast and looking for talented, self-motivated people who value collaboration, growth and learning to join our team.

The tech stack

We use a modern technology stack including Swift/Kotlin/C++ (mobile); React.js (front end); Go (back end); AWS/Kafka/Kubernetes/Citus (infrastructure) 

The role

As a Senior Android Engineer, you’ll ensure we’re providing the best mobile experience for our customers. You’ll provide strong technical knowledge and insight into Android development using Kotlin and Java/C++ while sharing your expertise to coach and mentor others. You’ll own the delivery of practical solutions to solve real-world problems for customers, with the knowledge that what you build has an immediate positive impact.

You’ll face exciting technical challenges as we scale, and be an integral part of the engineering team. You’ll be part of a high-performing team that takes ownership of what they build, and are trusted to build and run a system that serves hundreds of thousands of users while transforming it into a system that will serve millions of users in the near future. We empower engineers to learn new skills and use technology to solve customer problems, including initiatives in IoT, machine learning, and event-driven architecture.

How you can impact

Be recognised as an expert in relevant technologies to the role, and have influence over the direction of the team and function. Improve others’ ability to deliver great work and drive initiatives focused on release-safety, repeatability, and improving the way we do things. Mentor colleagues, actively engage in building a culture of candid feedback, and help the engineering teams give and receive constructive feedback. We encourage involvement in the community, open source work, attending talks and events, and experimenting with new mobile technologies.

The teams

In Sydney we have teams developing and supporting our SaaS platform, working on extending the functionality and longer-term strategic bets, including real-time incident reporting, analytics, and IoT. Each team has a co-located manager, product manager, designer, direct access to customers, and support from specialists in quality, SRE and specific technologies. Check out some of the things we’ve been doing on our blog.

Essential Skills

  • Strong Android development background and experience with Kotlin
  • Passion for native mobile development and the Android ecosystem
  • Solid experience and knowledge of concurrency and multi-threading
  • Demonstrated focus on quality and ability to use automated testing methodologies
  • Understanding of REST, HTTP and efficient networking on Android
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, prioritisation and communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate SafetyCulture values (Think Customer, Open Honest Always, Better as a Team, Be Bold Bring Action)
  • Desirable Skills

  • Prior experience in mentoring others
  • C++ experience (we use a C++ shared library for our mobile clients)
  • Experience with Adaptive Layout and reactive functional programming concepts
  • Understanding of the customer experience in a mobile application, including UX, performance, networking, usage data, and crash reporting
  • Experience building SaaS or cloud services at scale
  • More than a Job!

  • Equity with high growth potential, and a competitive salary;
  • Hybrid working, we encourage you to create the best work blend while working from your home and the local SafetyCulture office;
  • Access to professional and personal training and development opportunities; 
  • Hackathons, Workshops, Lunch & Learns;
  • We encourage involvement in the community, open source work, attending talks and events, and experimenting with new technologies.
  • Office Day Benefits

  • In-house Culinary Crew serving up daily breakfast, lunch and snacks;
  • Barista coffee machine, craft beer on tap, boutique wines and a range of non-alcoholic beverages;
  • Quarterly celebrations and team events:
  • Table tennis, board games, books library, and pet-friendly office.



  • We’re committed to building inclusive teams and cultivating a sense of belonging so our people can bring their whole authentic selves to work each day. We seek to make reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process to create an even playing field for all candidates. Thanks to the tireless efforts of the entire SafetyCulture team we’ve built an incredible culture which has seen us recognised as a Best Place to Work in Australia, the US and the UK. 

    Even if you don't meet every requirement listed in the ad, please consider applying for this role. We prioritise inclusion and value individuals with potential over a checklist of qualifications. Don't rule yourself out, hit that apply button if this job resonates with you You can find out more about life at SafetyCulture via Youtube, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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