Senior Android Engineer

HotelTonight makes it remarkably easy to book great hotels at amazing rates on your mobile device for tonight, tomorrow and beyond.  Our goal is to be the premier and most loved way to book a place to stay and we're looking for a Senior Android Engineer to help do just that.

As a mobile-first and mobile-only company, HotelTonight is at the cutting edge of technology.  You will get to take advantage of emerging trends in the market to deliver the best experience to our Android users. You will have the chance to work in a fast-paced environment that puts high value on design and usability to achieve award-winning quality.  As a part of a small, dedicated team, your input will have a large impact on the product that is shipped.  An idea can go from concept to production in mere weeks.  We ship every two weeks!   To accomplish this, you’ll have access to the best tooling and work with a best-in-class team.

We’re an Editors' Choice app in the Play Store and an Android Excellence App! Check us out for yourself on Google Play.

Follow our Technology Blog at BuildTonight to learn about the Engineering Team's challenges, goals and everything in between.

WITHIN 1 MONTH, YOU WILL

  • Jump right in and immerse yourself into the code base to fully understand our app structure
  • Fix bugs and make improvements as we roll out new features
  • Learn all about the business, where we’ve been, and where we’re going

WITHIN 3 MONTHS, YOU WILL

  • Celebrate the completion of 2 projects from start to finish
  • Take part in our twice monthly app releases to the Play Store, maintaining our scrappy pace
  • Show off your work at one of our Demo Friday events

WITHIN 12 MONTHS, YOU WILL

  • Fully own projects on the Android side, working closely with Design, Product and QA to deliver a great app experience
  • Help assess new Android features and libraries and estimate development effort for integration
  • Bring your own ideas to the user experience and then make them happen

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE

  • 3+ years of experience working on a consumer-facing Android app. You have published apps in Google Play with stellar reviews
  • Excited by and familiar with tools and methodologies for building great software including Java, Kotlin, Git, Gradle, Fragments, and open source libraries. Knowledgeable about Material Design
  • Strong understanding of software architecture and design best practices
  • A passion for the Android platform - you consider it the best, use it yourself, and want to make beautiful apps for it
  • Appreciation for Agile development, fast sprints, continuous integration, and beautiful efficient code
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or a related technical field preferred

WHAT YOU'LL GET FROM US

  • An official Best Places to Work (we're in the top 10!)
  • The opportunity to define mobile commerce and change the way people book travel
  • A people-focused organization dedicated to making sure you're challenged, learning, growing, and recognized for all the great work you do
  • The camaraderie of a driven, agile team that is building something disruptive
  • Excellent health, dental, vision and 401k plans, and stock options too
  • Fun stuff - quarterly travel stipend, flexible time off, subsidized cell phone plans and fitness memberships, and the opportunity to spin the HT Roulette wheel to win a spontaneous weekend getaway!

We are on a mission to radically transform hotel bookings. Doing this requires us to think differently and to question conventional approaches, therefore it’s essential to have a diverse team of the very best people with all types of backgrounds and experiences to bring the best ideas to life. We are committed to maintaining an environment where all of our team members have the opportunity to be heard, to make an impact and to do the best work of their lives.

Meet Some of HotelTonight's Employees

Jatinder S.

VP of Platform Engineering

Jatinder and his Platform Team build and maintain state-of-the-art software to make sure HotelTonight’s platform operates at peak performance and delivers the most relevant hotel options to its customers wherever they are in fractions of a second.

Spencer S.

Regional Manager

Spencer and his team oversee the hotel relationships in HotelTonight’s Greater NYC region, monitoring metric growth in the market and ensuring outstanding performance results from the organization’s application.


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