Software Development Engineer II, Android, Navigation SDK



Software Engineering
Minsk, Belarus
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Mapbox is the leading real-time location platform for a new generation of location-aware businesses. Mapbox is the only platform that equips organizations with the full set of tools to power the navigation of people, packages, and vehicles everywhere. More than 3.9 million registered developers have chosen Mapbox because of the platform’s flexibility, security, and privacy compliance. Organizations use Mapbox applications, data, SDKs, and APIs to create customized and immersive experiences that delight their customers.

What We Do

The Navigation SDK team builds frameworks and applications that power navigation everywhere. Customers of our SDK include automotive, logistics and consumer apps on Android, iOS and Linux, small and large. Our developers build apps and navigation experiences that top the App Store and Play Store rankings, and we are constantly working together to help them build what’s next, whether that’s an Augmented Reality app, an AI powered experience, a popular consumer app, or an autonomous driving experience.

What You'll Do

We are looking for Android engineers who will become part of our teams working on the Mapbox Navigation SDK. As part of our team you will:

  • Be responsible for feature development in SDK and application layers

  • Create an out-of-the-box solution utilizing multiple Mapbox SDKs: Navigation, Maps and Search - to get our customers’ apps up and running at virtually no cost

  • Craft expressive and easy to use APIs for developers using our SDKs

  • Define the technical and functional design of the product in close collaboration with Mapbox teams and our customers

  • Dive deep into the underlying cross-platform implementations that power our frameworks

  • Collaborate closely with other teams across Mapbox to understand and build what is needed to enable delightful navigation experiences.

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

  • Demonstrated history of shipping complex Android applications or SDKs

  • Experience with native technologies, such as Kotlin from 3+ years and Java

  • Experience with testing methodologies and frameworks

  • Focus on usability and great user experience

  • Desire to build frameworks and developer tools

  • Desire to learn and to teach

  • Passion to earn and keep customer trust

  • Readiness to go deep in the Android stack and navigate AOSP code when needed

  • Experience building SDKs in any language is a plus

  • Familiarity with or a desire to learn more about C++ is a plus.

What we Value

In addition to our core values, which are not unique to this position and are necessary for Mapbox leaders:

  • We value high performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities.

  • We believe in individuals being their whole selves at work. We commit to this through supportive health care, parental leave, flexibility for the things that come up in life, and innovating on how we think about supporting our people.

  • We emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.

  • We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply.

By applying for this position, you acknowledge that you have received the Mapbox Non-US Privacy Notice for applicants, which is linked here. Completing this application requires you to provide personal data, such as your name and contact information, which is mandatory for Mapbox to process your application.

Mapbox is an EEO Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity