Mobile Engineer

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Front is a hub for customer communication that allows companies to offer tailor-made service at scale. Front looks and feels like your email inbox with a few very important differences: teammates collaborate in the same place where external messages are sent and received, and behind the scenes, robust workflows and integrations power the efficiency and insights typically found in a CRM. More than 6,500 businesses use Front to work together to send out the best replies faster, keep messages organized across channels, and always maintain a personal touch. The result is premier, personalized service that scales with your business — and a team that works together as one. 

With $138M in funding, Front is backed by Sequoia Capital, and other leading venture capital firms, as well as independent investors including top executives of Atlassian, Okta, Qualtrics, and Zoom. Front was recently named to Wealthfront’s Career-Launching Companies in 2021 and Forbes Cloud 100 2020, the definitive list of the top software companies in the world. We have also been recognized on LinkedIn’s 2020 Top Startups, The New York Times’ The Next Wave of‘Unicorn’ Start-Ups, Fortune’s Best Small Workplaces, and Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work.

We are looking for an experienced Android engineer to make Front feel at home on Android and to work on the foundations of our React Native-based mobile app. In this role, you will be the go-to specialist for everything Android-related on our Client Platform team, and you will work with your iOS, Electron, and web counterparts to enable feature teams to ship cross-platform.

What will you be doing?

    • Build and maintain Front’s cross-platform client-side codebase
    • Improve the Android user experience of our React Native mobile app
    • Expose native Android platform APIs to other engineers
    • Provide guidance to product managers, designers, and engineers on the Android platform and ecosystem
    • Provide leadership and mentorship to other engineers on the team

What skills and experience do you need?

    • Proven industry experience building and maintaining fast, reliable, and real-time native Android applications (Kotlin or Java)
    • Proven ability and willingness to learn and work with other languages, frameworks, and platforms
    • Product minded: committed to building the best user experience
    • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, and high-growth environment
    • Understand the trade-offs in employing different engineering solutions to a problem, valuing pragmatism over idealism


    • Experience with reactive programming (such as RxJava)
    • Experience with React Native, Android NDK, and/or modern web technologies (JavaScript or TypeScript)
Front provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.
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