Intersection is hiring an

Android Platform Software Engineer, LinkNYC

New York, United States

Intersection is seeking an Android Software Engineer to develop special projects. This role would require one to collaborate closely with other team members to create excellent user experiences. This team member will play a key role in the design, development, and deployment of mobile applications. An ideal candidate would feel comfortable drawing from an existing knowledge pool to learn new technologies and tools. Such a candidate would also be expected to work in an agile process to regularly deliver incremental improvements. Strong creative thinking and analytical capabilities are essential.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with designers, engineers, and customers to create software solutions
  • Break down high-level goals into backlog items
  • Integrate proprietary libraries and open source software into software projects
  • Implement high quality user interfaces
  • Create integrations with third party services and external APIs
  • Provide technical insight to the business development staff when needed


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field from an accredited university or 4-year college is required.
  • 3-5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 2+ years of experience enabling Android on devices
  • Experience with the commercial launch of mobile apps
  • Professional programming experience in C++ and/or Java
  • Proven ability to effectively work with team members and business stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong analytical reasoning abilities


Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in a test-driven environment
  • Experience applying software engineering design patterns
  • Experience working with OSX and Linux
  • Experience with client-side web development using HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Experience with writing scripts to automate tasks

About Intersection:

Intersection is a design, technology and media company committed to improving the urban experience at the convergence of digital and physical worlds. Intersection is the result of a recent merger between Control Group and Titan and is the first investment made by Sidewalk Labs. Sidewalk Labs is a Google Alphabet company led by Dan Doctoroff that aims to foster the development of technology products, platforms and infrastructure that help improve life in cities around the world.

Our unique set of assets focus on leveraging emerging trends in technology to improve quality of life in cities as well as create products to grow and develop businesses. With 12 offices, media in 60 markets, and 600+ people across the United States, we carry expertise in:

  • Strategy and Design, Technology Research and Development
  • Advertising & Media
  • Data
  • System Architecture Design and Engineering

Our work spans across a variety of markets in cities, government, mass transit, airports and airlines, cultural institutions, retail, and telecommunication providers.

Intersection is also the lead company behind LinkNYC, the largest and most advanced public Wi-Fi and street furniture network in the world. By providing up to 10,000 communication hubs for city residents and visitors with free public wi-fi, access to communications, information and municipal services across the five boroughs that make up New York City. With this expertise and platform, Intersection aims to create an array of solutions to help make cities around the world more livable and connected.

Intersection is an Equal Opportunity Employer