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Lead Android Engineer

Givelify is a fintech-for-good company where brilliant minds come to power the most loved and trusted online and mobile giving app platform. Thanks to over 1.5 million generous donors, we’ve helped over 66,000 nonprofits and places of worship raise nearly $5 billion. Together, they’re changing their world with kindness and generosity.  

Inc. 5000, the Stevies® Awards, Gartner, Forbes, and many more have recognized our story, innovations, and achievements. Our award-winning team builds products and experiences that put more good into the world. We love to take on big challenges because we know our work matters. 

Come make an impact at one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Be part of a talented team of big-hearted individuals, earning competitive pay with excellent benefits.    

About your role:

We are seeking an exceptional lead engineer with expertise in architecting and building Android applications that will enable millions of donors to do more good. As the technical leader of the team, you will play a crucial role in driving the success of our Android app development. You will lead critical projects and features through all product development life cycle elements and help solve complex engineering problems. We're looking for someone who is comfortable working cross-functionally with UX, design, product management, back-end developers, QA, and DevOps. If you're passionate about technology and social impact, come join us and help good people do more good. Let's take things to the next level together! 

Your team:

Our cross-functional Giving and Android team is passionate about delivering exceptional experiences to our donors. With over 1 million donors and a 5-star app rating, we champion their needs and build award-winning UI/UX. Together, we make giving a beautiful experience, connecting people with the causes they care about. 

You will get to: 

  • Lead end-to-end development of features and projects from ideation to production release 

  • Lead systems architecture for the Android app and contribute to the architecture of our entire mobile ecosystem 

  • Improve the performance, stability, and overall quality of user experience on mobile devices

  • Take direct ownership of the Android app quality as indicated by Google Play user ratings and ensure a 4.9 rating

  • Work with back-end developers and architects to optimize the API and communications between the app and our servers 

  • Mentor Junior Engineers and interns and help them in their journey to be great engineers 

To be successful in this role, you’ll also:

  • Partner with the UX and design team and bring beautiful giving experiences to life 

  • Partner with other software engineers, DevOps engineers, and test automation engineers in a very agile cross-functional team

  • Lead and support Android engineers on other cross-functional teams

  • Advocate for mobile development best practices and adoption of modern architectures and designs like MVVM and Clean code 

Your experience: 

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics (STEM)  

  • 8+ years of software development experience working on Android applications 

  • Experience publishing and supporting mobile applications with a large user base 

  • An ability to demonstrate an exceptional understanding of software development fundamentals 

  • Experience with unit testing and continuous integration platforms 

  • Direct experience with or a strong understanding of server-side software and experience building scalable, distributed systems 

Your superpowers: 

  • Organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated, able to work effectively in a dynamic, collaborative, and distributed team environment 

  • Strong interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills 

Our culture: 

At Givelify, engineering is at the heart of what we do. Our brilliant engineers love solving moon shots, and we're engineering the world's largest giving platform at scale. We have an unrelenting focus on quality, paying close attention to the minutiae of user experience and ensuring reliability, recoverability, and traceability in all our applications. Our culture of robust systems architecture and high performance enables your app to work with extremely high availability for millions of users. We're passionate about engineering and desire to help improve the world around us. We enjoy working with great technologists, designers, and product leaders and have a culture of rapid deliverability. Join us and join our mission to make the world a better place through technology.

In addition, we take great pride in providing competitive pay, full benefits to help care for you today and in the future, amazing perks (including flexible PTO), and, most importantly, the opportunity to put passion and purpose front and center. 

About Givelify 

Givelify is the most loved and trusted online and mobile giving platform. Along with its powerful donation management system, it’s the fastest-growing technology for advancing generosity in the world. We instantly connect people to their heart’s impulse to do good with award-winning products and experiences. A global community of more than 1.5 million generous people support their favorite churches, places of worship, nonprofits and causes with nearly $5 billion in donations across more than 66,000 organizations. Givelify leads all giving apps on the App Store and Google Play Store with more than 103,000 verified authentic reviews with an average 4.9 out of 5-star rating. Learn more at

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