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Software Engineer - Android (Citymapper)



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024

At Citymapper by Via we’re on a mission to help make complex cities easy to use. Our app helps millions of people in hundreds of cities around the world by giving them the most up-to-date and complete information on urban transportation options.

As an Android Engineer at Citymapper, you'll work with engineers, designers and product managers to shape the underlying technology of the app, and help build the features we need to expand into new markets. You will join a diverse team with a passion for sharing and learning.

What You'll Do:

  • Write clean and efficient code for Android applications
  • Taking ownership and working closely with product and design teams to ship new features to our users
  • Stay up to date with new mobile technology trends, applications, and protocols
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Identify potential problems, writing tests and resolving application bottlenecks.

Who You Are:

  • A proficient Android Engineer who’s worked on at least one Play-Store published app
  • Generally, a minimum of 3 years of experience would be recommended.
  • A track record of working with Product teams in a B2C environment would be preferred
  • Effective at managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • A real team player who enjoys wearing multiple hats and collaborating on projects
  • We welcome people from all backgrounds - whether you’ve worked at a high-growth startup, in tech, finance or consulting or come from a completely different industry - we want to hear from you. :)

What We Offer:

  • Joining a global employer with over 600 mobility deployments in 35+ countries
  • Becoming part of a company that was awarded for its commitment to social good:
    • We are one of 17 Ventures That Embody the U.N.’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals
    • Inc. Magazine’s “Best in Business” Awardee in the software category for Companies That Put Purpose Before Profit
  • Competitive compensation including stock options
  • A hybrid working model and a charming office near Chancery Lane, where you can enjoy weekly team lunches
  • Comprehensive health scheme offered through AXA

We’re Via, and we build technology that changes the way the world moves. We pioneered the TransitTech category to ensure that the future of transportation is shared, dynamic public mobility — the kind that reduces carbon emissions across congested cities, minimizes reliance on private cars, and provides everyone with accessible, efficient, and affordable ways of getting around.

We created the first end-to-end TransitTech solution for cities and transit agencies, offering world-class software, service design, and operational expertise to fundamentally improve the way the world moves.

Via was founded with the guiding principle that we go further when we go together. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. All backgrounds, identities, and voices are welcomed and celebrated at Via.

Ready to join the ride?

Via is an equal opportunity employer.