Βeat is a mobile app that transforms the way people move in their cities. Tap a button on your smartphone and you get a ride in just a few minutes.
Beat’s mission is to become part of people’s everyday life by making transportation more affordable, convenient, efficient and safe, while providing enormous economic opportunities to thousands of people who wish to earn extra income as drivers.
Beat is part of the FREE NOW group, the ride-hailing joint venture of BMW and Daimler. The app was founded in Athens, Greece, starting its life as TaxiBeat .
Within 3 years of operations in the Greek capital, Beat extended its service in Latin America, starting from Peru. Today, it’s the fastest growing ride-hailing service in this region, serving millions of rides every day.
Beat is currently available in Greece, Peru, Chile, Colombia and Mexico and has a Tech Innovation and Engineering Hub in the Netherlands.
About the role
Are you a Senior Android Developer who has excellent problem solving skills and loves technical challenges? If yes, then jump into our Beat team and build with us an amazing product with international reach!
Our Android team is working on some great features that are significantly improving the way people interact with our app and move in the city, and we’re ready to deploy a number of very cool new services to expand our footprint in the market.
You will get the opportunity to work on one of the most used and well liked apps in the Latin America (#1 in Transportation Category and 5 million active users).
What is interesting is that you will work not only on one, but two large scale apps, both at the same time (Passenger, Driver).
Beat takes great care of all employees and your personal development is at our utmost interest. As such, a generous conference allowance is provided to help you improve your skill set and enrich your knowledge (Droidcon, KotlinConf, Google I / O).
What you'll do day in day out :
Take ownership and have an impact on the product
Assist the product team with shaping the product’s vision
Be part of one of our agile, cross-functional teams (mobile, backend, QA, design and product)
Be involved in designing and implementing new product ideas
Analyze current state of the codebase, propose architectural and technological improvements, automate processes and scale the Android team
Take full ownership of building apps from architecturing to coding, testing and publishing (minSdk 21)
Work side by side with designers to create scalable UIs
Coach and mentor fellow engineers
Constantly learn, improve on your skills, share knowledge and adapt to industry-wide best practices, processes and conventions
Experiment on pure engineering tasks that can improve the team’s day-to-day life
What you need to have :
3+ years of native Android app development experience
Expert understanding of the Android ecosystem and UI building blocks
Passion for the Android platform
Understanding of Agile development methodologies
Detail-oriented, focusing on writing maintainable code of high quality (Clean Code, Clean Architecture)
Experience in developing apps with Kotlin
Experience with Android architectural patterns (MVP, MVVM)
Experience working with RESTful APIs
PR and code reviews expertise
A strong sense of ownership in your work
Experience with testing (Unit / Integration / UI Automation)
Experience in version control and source code management platforms (Git, Github)
You stay up to date on the latest technology, trends and keep yourself informed about best practices during app development
Have a positive mindset, be proactive and a team player
What it's nice to have :
Experience with MVI
Experience with Asynchronous programming (Coroutines)
Experience with Dependency Injection
Experience with Geo-Location based apps
Experience with the Jetpack family
Experience with TDD
Experience with Gradle and CI / CD
Open source contributions and projects
Active participant at meet-ups and conferences in the Android community
Experience working with remote teams
What's in it for you :
Competitive full time salary
Private Health Coverage on the Company’s group program
Beat rides-travel in our city for free, at the tap of a button
Breakfast, high quality daily lunch on a very low cost, fruit and snacks all day long
Flexible working hours, top Line tools, Spanish Lessons
Opportunities to participate in cutting edge trainings and conferences of your choice in Greece and abroad
A great opportunity to grow and work with the most amazing people in the industry
Being part of an environment that gives engineers large goals, autonomy and mentoring, which creates incredible opportunities, both for you and the company
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Beat is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion.