Lantern is hiring a

Software Engineer - Android

San Francisco, United States

Role summary:

Lantern is looking for an experienced engineer to help us build the future of mental health care. You’ll be working daily on our Android application serves as the main interaction point with our users. As a core team member you will share responsibility for laying the technical foundations and processes necessary to support a product that is engaging enough to break the common misconception that technology is too impersonal to be useful in mental health. Our Android stack makes use of both react native as well as Java to enable agile product iteration. 



  • Build new and innovative product features
  • Maintain high quality product and coding standards
  • Take ownership of projects including interactions with designers, fellow engineers, product managers, and business stakeholders
  • Help make architectural decisions for new and existing product features.



  • 3+ years of professional software development experience
  • Experience and/or interest in using React or React Native in a professional setting.
  • Experience building mobile applications using Android SDK.
  • Experience in understanding large and complex code bases, including API design techniques to help keep them clean and maintainable.
  • Comfort with functional programming
  • Bonus Points for the following:
    • Experience with Flux architecture, bonus points for using the Redux library.
    • Experience writing Javascript in a professional setting
    • Experience setting up and using continuous integration tooling.
    • Experience deploying applications to the google play store.


What We Can Offer You:

As a vital member of our growing team, you will face inspiring challenges and make a lasting impact on products that makes therapy accessible to all. Led by proven founders and driven by a vision and mission, you will have a key position in a company poised to solve significant problems and establish itself as a major force at the intersection of mental health and technology.

With a $17M Series A led by healthcare giant UPMC, we are ready to grow and expand our reach so that we can meet our mission to provide affordable and accessible services that empower people to live their healthiest and happiest lives.

 Oh yeah, and we also offer all the usual stuff too:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • Untracked vacation
  • Casual work environment
  • Dog friendly office
  • Stocked pantry with coffee, tea, fruit, healthy snacks, etc.