Senior Android Developer - Freelance [Remote]



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  • JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position (no agencies/C2C - see notes below)
  • LOCATION: Remote - Work from anywhere (TimeZone: CST | Full day overlap)
  • HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $45 โ€“ $55/hr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40h/week - Long term



  • A minimum of 3 - 5 years building and maintaining native Android applications

  • Strong knowledge of Java/Kotlin, the Android SDK and ecosystem, different versions

    of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services

  • Familiarity with wired-USB and Bluetooth peripherals (ethernet-over-USB or serial)

  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices

  • Experience with offline storage, SQL, threading, and performance tuning

  • Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as โ€œtouchโ€

  • Familiarity with the use of additional sensors, such as gyroscopes and accelerometers

  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications

  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization

  • Understanding of Googleโ€™s Android design principles and interface guidelines

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

What youโ€™ll be working on

About the Position

Our client is looking for a Senior Android Developer to work with us on a very exciting short-term project with a tight timeline. As a Senior Android Developer, you will join their Android development team and work closely with their product and design teams to implement features to their current Android application.


  • Build, update, and maintain core application UI elements and business logic using well-supported frameworks and libraries for native Android development

  • Maintain integrations with 1st-party SDKs and APIs

  • Build CI/CD pipeline for deploying updates

  • Parse through PRDs and interact with product owner(s) to understand business and

    technical requirements

  • Create and manage issues in their product management software

  • Report on daily activity and blockers to project leads

  • Provide test instructions or feature documentation

  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members as needed

Confidence Gap

Our client know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates, so please donโ€™t hesitate to apply โ€” theyโ€™d love to hear from you.

About Our Client

They are building a company that reflects the world in which they want to live. One where they can enjoy the convenience of biometrics without compromising their privacy or personal freedom. To make this a reality, their technology allows businesses of all kinds to adopt biometric authentication quickly and easily. With our client, people are clocking into work, paying for a coffee, and unlocking doors with a wave of their hand. The team is remote first, by design. Their talented employees work from all over the world because they want to reflect the people who use it: global citizens who bring their diverse perspectives to solve unique problems.

They are at an exciting juncture and looking for new voices and ideas to continue building their vision for the company. They believe that the things that make us unique are their greatest strengths. They have an inclusive, global, remote-first workplace that comprises people from all different lifestyles, backgrounds, abilities, and nationalities.

Please note: Our client is undergoing SOC2 compliance and performs background checks, and provides security training to team members.

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Braintrust Job ID: 6271

C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency. If you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around their consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and weโ€™d welcome your application.

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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