Senior Android Engineer

| Greater Boston Area
Senior Android Engineer
What we’re about: Cantina is an award-winning strategic design and development agency based in Boston with expertise in digital design, mobile app and web development, IoT, connected devices, and experience strategy. We work with companies in all major industry sectors ranging from the Fortune 500 to high growth startups. Our clients include some of the largest and most innovative companies on the planet, and we are actively exploring and doing work in a variety of exciting areas including health & wellness, financial services, sports tech, AR & VR, and machine learning. At our core, we are team of creators, innovators, builders, designers, engineers, and strategists who love what we do. We are committed to designing and building experiences that truly matter, and that enhance the human experience. If you are excited about this opportunity, and you’ve got what it takes to make an impact in this critical role at Cantina, we want to hear from you!
 
What are you about? We are looking for someone who can develop quality software at a fast pace while following best practices and can interact with a variety of clients on strategic, high-impact projects. You should enjoy working with small, tight-knit teams of developers as well as enjoy using “the right tool for the right job.” We are not tied to any specific technology, but rather use the best tools at hand.
You should be a passionate developer with a broad range of programming skills who is ready to lead and inspire small project teams. You should have recent experience with the latest best of breed web-based technologies, especially in the areas of mobile development (Java or Kotlin, React Native) and cutting-edge web standards (HTML5, CSS3, ES6). You should enjoy switching between various programming projects, ramping up quickly, regardless of the chosen technology, and delivering. In addition, we are often faced with tasks that go beyond technical discipline to involve much broader aspects of consulting. You should be well versed in project and client relationship management, project scoping and direct client interaction.
Qualifications
  • Native Android development (Java required, Kotlin experience preferred)
  • Cross-platform mobile development with React Native is a plus
  • Web standards-based development skills, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript a plus, as well. 
  • Experience with connected app development with Bluetooth, in particular Bluetooth LE/Smart hardware
  • Familiarity with Web services architectures, RESTful web services, PubSub, push notifications, realtime messaging, data architecture and on-device storage engines
  • Experience with iOS and Swift, or willingness to learn those
  • Functional reactive programming (RxJava, RxJS, RxSwift, ..)
  • Ready and willing to ramp up on the “right tool for the right job”
  • Thrive in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Know how to identify project issues
  • Github with relevant projects to showcase
Compensation
  • Competitive salary based upon experience
  • Eligible for target bonus of up to 20% of base salary
Benefits and perks
  • 100% employer-paid insurance premiums for health, dental, vision and disability
  • Optional company-paid mobile phone plan
  • Company-paid bike share program
  • Flexible work arrangements (such as work from home days) available upon request
  • Paid parental leave for up to six (6) weeks
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Vacation time accrued to twenty (20) days per year
  • Convenient downtown Boston location
  • Snacks, refreshments, coffee, tea and more in the office

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Location

On the 19th floor of a building that stands 450 feet tall, Cantina's in the heart of the Financial District. The walk score ranks 98 to amenities.

What are Cantina Perks + Benefits

Cantina Benefits Overview

We support our employees by providing competitive pay and benefits, an inclusive and affirming culture, and opportunities for accelerated career growth in a stimulating environment. We also get out of our peoples’ way so they can do their best work by limiting bureaucracy and a formal management structure; fostering a rich learning environment where anyone can take the lead.

Cantina encourages collaboration across the company and strives to make everyone feel included in its success.

Culture
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
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