Android Engineer II (Health)

Posted 3.12.24
Location
Boston, MA
At WHOOP, we’re on a mission to unlock human performance. WHOOP empowers users to perform at a higher level through a deeper understanding of their bodies and daily lives. Our wearable device tracks key physiological metrics such as heart rate variability, resting heart rate, and sleep quality to provide personalized insights into users’ fitness, health, and recovery. 
As an Android Engineer II on the Health team, you will help build and maintain exciting features across our three core pillars at WHOOP (Strain, Sleep & Recovery) and connect members to our powerful data science algorithms through beautiful visualizations. You will help our members understand all aspects of their health: physical, mental, emotional, and hormonal and guide them in ways to take action to improve it. The Health team works with cutting-edge technology and research in the health and wellness industry, like WHOOP’s pregnancy feature, and develops novel measurements, such as WHOOP’s stress monitoring feature.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work in a cross functional team that collaborates closely with the data science, product, and software engineering teams at WHOOP
  • Utilize knowledge of Kotlin and Java to develop and maintain product features and communicate with a RESTful backend
  • Document new features and architecture
  • Contribute to new feature ideation, planning, and development
  • Analyze and monitor user metrics and feedback to determine crash rate or potential bugs and to improve engagement
  • Participate in the release process including getting the app built, managing build variants, signing, sending and testing through Firebase, and submitting to the App store
  • Self organize using productivity tools such as Jira, Confluence, and Github
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Product minded engineer with empathy for the customer experience
  • Possess a strong willingness to learn and grow rapidly across Android and external systems
  • Experience in building, testing, debugging, and delivering native Android apps in a professional environment
  • Knowledge of Kotlin and frameworks such as Coroutines, Android Jetpack libraries (including ViewModel, Flows, and Navigation), Room database, and retrofit / okhttp.
  • Knowledge of Android application structure and components as well as lifecycle and Android Design Guidelines
  • Well-versed in communicating with a RESTful backend
  • You are a team player who thrives on continuous learning and direct feedback
  • Experience using best-practice mobile architecture and modular design, including patterns such as MVVM
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