The world's largest & most trusted transportation marketplace for large or oversized goods. We’re also featured on A&E's Shipping Wars!

Android Developer at uShip.com
  
Company Overview

uShip is the world's first and largest shipping marketplace. Consumers and businesses can compare and book bids from hundreds of thousands of customer-reviewed transportation service providers, ranging from independent owner-operators to the largest freight carriers and brokers.  Customers save money and service providers use their empty cargo space - everyone wins! We're an Internet company focused on solving a real-world problem and having loads (pun intended) of fun along the way. Our service providers are even featured in A&E's real life drama, 'Shipping Wars.'

Since launching uShip in 2004, our mission has been to be the world's leading online solution for shipping anything, anytime, anywhere. We are passionate about empowering buyers and providers of transportation services to efficiently conduct business on an unbiased, transparent and competitive platform.

 

Job Overview

uShip is seeking talented individuals to join our team as a full time Android Developer. This individual will be a part of the uShip Mobile Development team, which is charged with helping to build and improve the uShip mobile platform.  If you are a motivated, smart, and driven individual who wants to work in an energetic and entrepreneurial environment with outstanding career and growth opportunities, then this is the opportunity for you!

 

What you'll be doing:

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Unit-testing code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.
  • Implementing and enhancing features on the native Android app
  • Working on a tight knit team of developers, product, design and QA
  • Contributing to the larger development team effort to ensure a great cross-platform experience
  • Delivering quality results

 

Skills you have include:

  • 2.5 years of professional Android development
  • An appreciation for readable, maintainable code over clever code
  • A strong understanding of the Java and Android APIs
  • Knowledge of Android Components like Activities and Services
  • Strong experience with SOA and web services, specifically REST and JSON
  • The ability to take a concept and go, without the need for direct technical supervision

 

Ideally, you have:

  • 2+ years of professional android development in a team environment 
  • Launched apps to the Google market
  • A thorough understanding of Android's Design Guidelines
  • Created custom Views and ViewGroups
  • Worked with a continuous integration approach
  • Experience in an Agile (scrum) development process

 

Why work at uShip?

  • Competitive Salary
  • 100% Paid health and dental insurance
  • Pre-IPO Stock Options
  • Annual uShip Free Shipping Allowance ($500)
  • Free lunch, snacks, and drinks daily
  • Dog friendly
  • Casual dress code
  • And so much more!

 

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Culture
At uShip, our culture is inseparable from our work. We’re all entrepreneurs at heart that collaborate on great ideas that bring new and unconventional solutions to the transport industry. We work hard and face new challenges every day— but we believe in keeping uShip a fun, casual and creative environment. “Work hard, play hard” may be a cliché everywhere else, but at uShip, it’s a tradition and a way of life.
Perks & Benefits
Paid vacations and holidays
Medical, dental and life insurance
Flexible spending, 401(k)
Stock options
Lunch is prepared by our staff chef every day

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