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Android Engineer at Kittyhawk (San Francisco, CA)

About the Employer
  • Kittyhawk

Job Description

Were 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

Android Engineer at Kittyhawk (San Francisco, CA)

Tags: kotlin, android, dji-sdk