Lead Android Engineer

  • Anywhere

Velotio Technologies is a product engineering company working with innovative startups and enterprises. We have provided full-stack product development for 110+ startups across the globe, building products in the cloud-native, data engineering, B2B SaaS, IoT & Machine Learning space. Our team of 325+ elite software engineers solves hard technical problems while transforming customer ideas into successful products.


  • A minimum of 5-8 years of hands-on experience in Android application development is essential. You should possess a deep understanding of the Android ecosystem, including architecture, best practices, and emerging trends.
  • Application Portfolio: A proven track record of delivering and maintaining Android applications, especially those involving map functionalities. Experience with consumer-facing and enterprise applications across various domains is required.
  • Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in Android development technologies, including Java or Kotlin, Android Studio, and related frameworks such as:
  1. Android Jetpack components (e.g., LiveData, ViewModel, Navigation, Room)
  2. Retrofit for RESTful APIs
  3. Dagger for dependency injection
  4. Firebase for app analytics and cloud services
  5. Coroutines for asynchronous programming
  • Experience with Mapping Technologies: Strong familiarity with mapping technologies and SDKs, including Google Maps and Mapbox, is highly desirable. This includes understanding how to integrate and customize maps within Android applications, manage location data effectively, and implement advanced mapping features to enhance user experience.
  • Multi-Threading and Synchronization: Expertise in multi-threading and synchronization techniques within Android applications to ensure efficient concurrent processing and thread safety. This includes a strong understanding of WorkerManager for scheduling and managing background tasks efficiently, critical for optimizing application performance and resource management.
  • Memory Management and Battery Optimization: In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with advanced memory management techniques are essential. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to optimize application memory usage and battery consumption, particularly in applications that rely heavily on real-time location data and maps. This includes proficiency in identifying and resolving memory leaks, understanding Android’s garbage collection mechanism, and implementing strategies to reduce power consumption by optimizing location updates and background processing
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to diagnose complex technical issues and implement effective solutions. Proficiency in Data Structures and Algorithms (DSA) to provide optimal solutions to software challenges is crucial, with a focus on memory management and performance optimization.
  • Agile Development: Experience working in Agile development environments, with a strong understanding of Agile methodologies and tools.
  • Release Management: Expertise in managing the end-to-end release process, including version control, deployment, and monitoring of Android applications.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and leadership.
  • Innovation and Adaptability: A mindset of continuous learning and innovation, with the ability to adapt to evolving technologies and industry trends.
  • Leadership and Mentorship: A commitment to mentoring and developing team members, fostering a culture of growth and excellence.
  • Educational Background: Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics, Computer Science, MCA or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
    Mobile development bootcamp, organized training, or relevant certification is preferred

    Desired Skills & Experience:

    As a leader in our Android development team, you’ll oversee the full development lifecycle, aligning our app portfolio with strategic business goals and user expectations. You will:

    • Lead Development: Guide all aspects of development, delivery, and maintenance, ensuring our Android apps meet market needs and customer expectations.
    • Drive Innovation: Collaborate with Product Management and stakeholders to introduce new features and maintain app versions, focusing on user-centric innovation.
    • Mentorship: Build and mentor a high-performing team, enhancing their skills through pair programming, code reviews, and fostering a culture of independence and excellence.
    • Implement Best Practices: Optimize development processes for cost-efficiency and observability, and design solutions for diverse deployment environments including cloud and on-premises.
    • Manage Releases: Oversee release plans to ensure timely updates and feature rollouts, while supporting cross-functional teams in Android component design and implementation.


Our Culture:

  • We have an autonomous and empowered work culture encouraging individuals to take ownership and grow quickly.
  • Flat hierarchy with fast decision making and a startup-oriented “get things done” culture.
  • A strong, fun & positive environment with regular celebrations of our success. We pride ourselves in creating an inclusive, diverse & authentic environment.

We want to hire smart, curious and ambitious folks so please reach out even if you do not have all of the requisite experience. We are looking for engineers with the potential to grow!

Note: Currently, all interviews and onboarding processes at Velotio are being carried out remotely through virtual meetings.