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Lead Android Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

📍Preferred Location
New York City or Remote



🏁Start date
June 2024

$150K-$170K & very competitive equity

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Full-time Lead Android Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and optimizing our Android application from scratch, while ensuring an exceptional user experience.

Who we are:

Aavia is a women of color-led hormone health brand based in NYC, focused on helping our generation understand our ovarian hormones and how they impact how we feel throughout our cycle. From mood and mental health to sleep, skin, sex drive and more, Aavia helps you to make the best decisions for your body with a mobile app. Join us as a Full-time Lead Android Engineer to inspire others to take control of their hormones.


  • Design, develop, and maintain high-quality Android applications using Kotlin
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and deliver new features and enhancements
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code that adheres to best practices and established coding standards
  • Ensure that applications are developed with performance, security, and scalability in mind
  • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to peers
  • Debug, troubleshoot, and fix issues in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with the design team to create and implement engaging user interfaces
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends, technologies, and best practices in Android development
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior engineers as needed

You'll be a great fit if:

  • You've built an Android app from scratch
  • You’re ambitious and hungry to take initiatives that you may not know how to do
  • You have clear communication skills
  • You take ownership of your work and how it impacts others and the business
  • You’re goal oriented and are mindful about performance and tradeoffs
  • You’re comfortable with rapidly evolving designs and requirements
  • You’re a team player and enjoy collaborating with other functions of the company, including outside of engineering
  • You’re resilient and resourceful; you find ways to get sh*t done
  • You enjoy learning and problem solving
  • You think critically and aren’t afraid to challenge the team, including leadership


  • US based US Citizen or Green-card holder with work authorization
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience)
  • 5+ years of experience in Android development using Kotlin and shipping apps to the Google Play Store
  • Strong proficiency in Java, Kotlin, or both (preference in Kotlin)
  • 1+ years of experience with modern Android development practices, such as Kotlin Flow, coroutines, Jetpack Navigation, etc.
  • Experience with Jetpack Compose
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to backend services
  • Experience with Android SDK, third-party libraries, and APIs
  • Experience working with Git or other version control systems
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to quickly understand complex systems
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills


  • Experience scaling startups
  • Extensive knowledge in Firebase/Firestore
  • Experience in iOS mobile development
  • Experience with HIPAA compliance
  • Experience with performance and memory tuning using Instruments and other tools
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) processes
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies

Who will you be working with?

  • Product
  • iOS engineers (native iOS; some offshore)
  • Junior backend engineer
  • Product designer

Who will you report to?

Salome Tsiramua (Software Lead)

What benefits will you be offered?

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