Job Description

Title: Sr. Android Framework Software Engineer

Location: Remote, US

Who is Flock?

Flock Safety provides the first public safety operating system that empowers private communities and law enforcement to work together to eliminate crime. We are committed to protecting human privacy and mitigating bias in policing with the development of best-in-class technology rooted in ethical design, which unites civilians and public servants in pursuit of a safer, more equitable society.

Our Safety-as-a-Service approach includes affordable devices powered by LTE and solar that can be installed anywhere. Our technology detects and captures objective details, decodes evidence in real-time and delivers investigative leads into the hands of those who matter.

While safety is a serious business, we are a supportive team that is optimizing the remote experience to create strong and fun relationships even when we are physically apart. Our flock of hard-working employees thrive in a positive and inclusive environment, where a bias towards action is rewarded. Flock Safety is headquartered in Atlanta and operates nationwide. We have raised over $380M in venture capital including a recent Series E round led by Tiger Global. Now surpassing a 3B valuation, Flock is scaling intentionally and seeking the best and brightest to help us meet our goal of reducing crime in the United States by 25% in the next three years.

The Role

Flock is looking to add a Sr. Android Framework Engineer, to our Device software team. Our Device team is made up of driven engineers who are responsible for all of the code running on a variety of devices Flock deploys in the real world. They enable the whole experience by writing applications that reliably capture, process, and upload data for years at a time without needing human interaction to keep them running.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Take responsibility for a feature or module and deliver with high quality.
  • Be responsible for a certain amount of QA/quality of your work
  • Write automatable code.
  • Documentation of work, test cases, and ability to interact with program, product, QA, and other engineers.
  • Estimation of work within reasonable accuracy and ability to communicate adjustments.
  • Assist in supporting issues reported in the field.
  • For senior candidates:
    • Be able to lead a project or work with other team members.
    • Work with product and TPMs to architect, break down work, and drive large features to completion.
    • Be able to negotiate features and schedules
    • Identify and be a proponent of new features that will be beneficial to Flock.
    • Identify deficiencies in product, processes, and improve upon them.
    • Mentor other engineers.
    • Give tech talks.

We’re looking for people who:

  • Strong Java, C/C++ skills.
  • Ability to pick up Kotlin
  • Be able to navigate the various layers of AOSP: apps, framework, HAL, kernel, bootloader.
  • Have demonstrated expertise in a few areas of AOSP.
  • Be able to learn new areas of AOSP or learn these areas: power management, factory testing, image partitioning, camera, security.
  • Ability to read through a large existing codebase and adapt quickly.
  • Have worked custom Android devices or ability to.
  • Strong debugging skills and debugging on custom Android HW.
  • Architecture, design, documentation.
  • JIRA, Confluence, Jenkins, Gerrit, Git/GitHub.