Delivery Hero

Principal Android Engineer - Rider Transmission, Logistics (w/m/d)

Delivery Hero

November 3, 2021

Want to be a Hero? - Join one of the leading global online food ordering and delivery platforms!
We are looking for a Principal Android Engineer (w/m/d) to join our Logistics Rider Transmission team to help us create a fast, reliable and transparent delivery experience. You will be helping our riders working across 50+ countries to get a stable and useful application which will make their work easier and connect riders to millions of customers every day. If you are a creative problem solver, who is hungry for a new adventure, an international workplace is waiting for you in the heart of Berlin!
The Rider Transmission tribe in Logistics owns the riders' journey and experience from onboarding, planning their work hours, making deliveries and finally, getting paid for their hard work! We enable this by building tools for operations managers and of course, the rider app itself which drives the whole experience and provides transparency at all times.
The role is based in our Berlin headquarters and offers visa sponsorship and relocation support.
Your mission:

  • Enable a team of 100+ coworkers build & ship quality product pragmatically

  • Work on Delivery Hero hardest problems, building high quality, architecturally sound systems that are aligned with our business needs

  • Always be learning and be a true expert on your area of expertise

  • Raise the collective level of expertise within the team focusing on best practices, design patterns, and system design

  • Be a leader and a model, setting high standards for engineering excellence, performance, scalability and security by example and mentorship

  • Create a lasting impact throughout tech, product, and the tribe

  • Interact in a healthy way with the team, caring for individuals and cultivating a positive team culture of helping each other

  • Drive technological improvements through RFCs or other tools to explain, discuss and align decisions paving the future of our solutions

  • Assist tribe/domain leads to set the technical vision and strategy

  • Lead the creation and improvement of scalable and reliable systems

  • Challenge the status quo and propose iterable improvements aligned with the business goals

Your heroic skills:

  • A Bachelor's degree in a traditional science subject, ideally computer science, engineering or information systems from a well-regarded university

  • 10+ years of professional software development experience (proficiency in Kotlin, experience with Java)

  • Experience working with server driven UI architectures

  • People / Leadership skills, able to lead discussions with the PM, Developers and Design teams

  • Passionate about crafting simple solutions to complex engineering problems and writing readable, maintainable, well tested code

  • Positive, proactive and enjoy working in a cross-functional team

  • Passion for new technologies and willingness to mentor and teach

  • Experience in measuring, monitoring and improving app performance

  • Ability to ship consumer facing, high quality, mobile products

  • Experience in large scale product & teams 50+ team size

Nice to have:

  • Experience in device tracking (location) with high frequency of updates

  • Be a proven industry leader by speaking at conferences and meetups, producing blog posts, contributing to open source projects

  • Ability to think cross-platform (experience in developing for other platforms is a plus)

  • You have mastered the Google Play Store publication and review process

  • Experience in large scale product & teams 100+ team size

  • Experience with Flutter & Kotlin multi platform

Why Delivery Hero?

  • Exchange ideas and meet fellow developers in our active guilds and through our global tech & product community

  • We offer visa & relocation support globally to our permanent employees

  • Enjoy our free online yoga classes and a subsidized Urban Sports Club or Gympass membership

  • Take care of your mental and emotional well-being with our free Headspace subscription and unlimited access to our Employee Assistance Program

  • Participate in our health campaigns such as seasonal flu vaccines

  • Benefit from BVG subsidy or join our Bike rental program

  • Join the global market leader and a publicly listed company with a competitive remuneration package

  • Develop your skills with your personal educational budget for conferences and external trainings

  • Access our e-learning platform MyAcademy, participate in our various inhouse trainings, and learn German in our free classes

  • Save responsibly with our attractive corporate pension options

  • Join company parties, team, cultural and sports events - due to the current situation on a virtual basis

Have we caught your attention? If you are looking for an environment where our company DNA is defined by our values and People Leadership Principles, please apply directly here.
We’re looking forward to your application!
About us:
Learn more about our diverse stack and what our teams are working on by visiting our Tech & Product blog and our Tech Talk Youtube channel.
Delivery Hero is building the next generation global on-demand delivery platform. We have grown rapidly from inception in 2011 to become one of the leading global online food ordering and delivery platforms and are now innovating and creating new services such as groceries, pharmacies, and other convenience articles in multiple markets.
Our awesome international team already operates in 40+ countries worldwide and we are looking for the most talented people to join us on our mission to ‘always deliver an amazing experience.
At Delivery Hero, we believe diversity and representation is key to creating not only an exciting product, but also an amazing customer and employee experience. Fostering this starts with hiring - therefore we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or any other aspect that makes you, you.