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Software Development Engineer II, Search Android SDK



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Mapbox is the leading real-time location platform for a new generation of location-aware businesses. Mapbox is the only platform that equips organizations with the full set of tools to power the navigation of people, packages, and vehicles everywhere. More than 3.5 million registered developers have chosen Mapbox because of the platform’s flexibility, security and privacy compliance. Organizations use Mapbox applications, data, SDKs and APIs to create customized and immersive experiences that delight their customers.

What We Do

Search has a lot of challenging areas for engineers to explore and grow. Mapbox search is about location and it can be highly adjustable to the end-user use cases, like navigation routable points, along the route search, or limited connectivity search. We focus our efforts on relevance, geo-context optimizations, data conflation, merging offline and online solutions, and measuring all of that with high-volume user feedback. Search is the key component of our solutions. Every route and every delivery starts with a search.

Get familiar with our search service first-hand or do the searching in the playground and find room for improvement.

What You'll Do

As a Senior Software Engineer on the Search SDK team, you'll be responsible for designing, developing, and refining our Android product offerings. We will start by helping customers leverage our search services via our mobile SDK and then expand into an emerging product offering of delivery intelligence - perfecting the arrival experience at every address, globally.

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Support and extend the Mapbox Android Search SDK including Offline Search

  • Be on the cutting edge of a emerging product offering, delivery intelligence

  • Design and implement mobile SDK features and experiences, following and establishing best practices for deployment, resilience, and observability

  • Participate in end-to-end feature implementation within the larger search organization; review code and design documents, shepherd feature releases, and participate in an on-call rotation

  • Evaluate the quality, reliability, and capacity requirements of our user-facing search products and become a well-rounded owner of what you deliver

  • Work with product owners, sales engineering, and management to drive future product direction

  • Mentor other software engineers to develop all aspects of their engineering skill sets, including participating in design and code reviews

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

  • 4+ years of industry experience

  • Strong in Android Development

  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with globally distributed teams

  • Implementation of automated testing platforms and unit tests

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git

Nice to Have Traits for This role

  • Experience with location-aware applications

  • Knowledge of native application development

  • Experience in A/B testing

  • Familiarity with design tools such as Figma

Our annual base compensation for this role ranges from $151,000 - $225,000 for most US locations and 5% to 10% higher for US locations with a higher cost of labor. Job level and actual compensation will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, individual qualifications objectively assessed during the interview process (including skills and prior relevant experience, potential impact, and scope of role), market demands, and specific work location. Please discuss your specific work location with your recruiter for more information.

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