Android Developer

X-Mode Social

X-Mode provides real-time location data and technologies that power location intelligence for advertising and business decisions in financial services, healthcare, high-tech, real-estate, retail, and the public sector. X-Mode's flagship product is a fast-growing big data location platform, which maps daily the precise routes of 10% of the U.S. Population and maps monthly 1 in 3 adult U.S. smartphone users. X-Mode strives to produce and monetize the world’s largest location platform and ultimately create a global “living map” of 1 billion people with the highest quality location data in order to fuel the best location intelligence business solutions. X-Mode is looking for a full-time Android developer to build out and optimize our open source SDK, and help other app publisher partners integrate our X-Mode SDK successfully. For this position, you can work either in our Reston, VA heaquarters or remotely.


    • Work closely with our Lead Android Engineer to provide technical design and delivery of new social and location-based mobile applications
    • Maintain and optimize SDK performance (especially related to battery life, memory, and cell data consumption)
    • Troubleshoot issues with partners integrating the X-Mode SDK into their Android apps
    • Interface with back-end services
    • Collaborate with Engineering and Operations teams to understand needs for new apps and build to their requirements.


    • 5+ years of experience with Java
    • 4+ years of experience working as an Android Engineer
    • At least 1 year of Back-End experience (We use AWS, Spark, Scala)
    • 1+ years of experience with Kotlin
    • Published and supported 1-2 apps in the Google Play Store
    • Experience working with XML and UX designers to hone features and applications
    • Experience with Google's Firebase and familiarity with Python
    • Familiar with distributing a beta app through Crashlytics or Google Play Developer Console
    • Prior experience with providing SDKs that other developers have used in their applications, especially with SDKs collecting location data
    • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to work on multiple projects at once


    • Competitive Salary
    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • 15 Days of PTO (Paid Time Off)
    • Lunch provided 2x a week 
    • Snacks, snacks, snacks!
    • Casual dress code
    • Free Parking on-site