Staff Android Engineer at Owlet Baby Care | Powderkeg

Staff/Principal Android Engineer

Owlet is changing the world of parenting with meaningful products that truly make a difference for millions around the world. Owlet has helped more than a million parents keep their children safe, while bringing joy and sleep to the parenting journey. We believe every parent deserves the peace of mind that comes with a better understanding of their baby’s needs.

As an Android Engineer, you have the knowledge and skills to create breakthrough technology to help bring Owlet smart devices to life. In addition to collaborating with other Android developers to create top-tier applications, you'll also join forces with other engineering disciplines to create a comprehensive, innovative smart-device experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a passionate engineering team creating solutions that change lives.

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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and build customer-facing apps for the Android platform
  • Collaborate with product team to define, design, and ship new features
  • Lead the design of Owlet’s architecture based on product strategy and requirements
  • Work closely with other Engineering disciplines to design full stack systems
  • Understand, advocate and support Owlet’s technology strategy
  • Turn business needs and priorities into a technology roadmap
  • Analyze the current product environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement
  • Analyze technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on the product architecture
  • Drive architecture and coding best practices
  • Help identify organizational requirements for the resources, structures and cultural changes necessary to support the architecture
  • Create and maintain documentation of all architecture design and analysis work

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • 8+ years software development experience on the Android platform
  • Recent experience developing applications in Kotlin
  • Some familiarity with encryption and security protocols
  • Strong computer science fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, concurrency, and memory management
  • Strong familiarity with mobile development concepts
  • Excellent critical thinking, analytical problem solving and communication skills
  • Experience debugging and performance tuning of mobile applications
  • Experience working with REST and JSON
  • Ability to rapidly iterate from prototype to shipping product
  • Comfortable with Test-Driven Development, Continuous Build and Integration methodologies

Bonus Skills:

  • Proven Test Driven Development skills, working with frameworks such as Espresso, Mockito, etc
  • Familiarity with Android Bluetooth Low Energy communication APIs
  • Familiarity with Google Firebase APIs


  • Flex time scheduling
  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Benefits package
  • Product discounts

Owlet Baby Care, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Staff Android Engineer
  • Company
    Owlet Baby Care
  • Location
    Lehi, UT
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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