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Mobile Software Developer, Android

AGERpoint

AGERpoint

Software Engineering
Triangle, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023
Welcome to Agerpoint
Agerpoint provides digital ground truth to sustain our food system and protect our natural environments.
Using artificial intelligence, high performance computing, computer vision and advanced analytics, the Agerpoint platform fuses together sensor data from the ground or air with other datasets and human observations to create digital twins that enable better decision-making for clients across agriculture, forestry and conservation.
The Agerpoint Capture mobile application allows users to capture 3D models of crops and trees via a smartphone or tablet, upload models to the cloud to assess health, yield, species and carbon sequestration potential, and more Customers can then derive insights from these models with Agerpoint Cloud, a spatial data platform that leverages machine learning for detailed plant-level insights.
Agerpoint was selected as a 2022 Technology Pioneer company by the World Economic Forum, recognized as one of the world’s most promising start-ups that are at the forefront of technological and business model innovation. Agerpoint’s Know Your Carbon™ offering was selected as winner of the Carbon Market Challenge as announced at the United Nations COP26 Climate Summit.
The company is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina at the Alexandria Center for AgTech - the country's first and only integrated multi-tenant, collaborative and amenity-rich R&D and greenhouse site.
About this Role
Our Engineering team seeks a Mobile Software Developer, Android to lead development of an Android application as a critical component of our cloud software platform, Agerpoint Cloud. As smartphones and tablets are increasingly being utilized to create 3D models of the real world, Agerpoint is pioneering how this technology is used to create precise models and measures of plants, crops and forests to address food security and the challenges of climate change.
We seek an engineer that possesses a passion for development, delivering results and pushing the boundaries of their craft. A successful engineer will have prior experience building mobile applications, especially those with high computational demands and taking advantage of mobile cameras and LiDAR sensors (both for indoor and outdoor settings). You will have the autonomy to and opportunity to shape the design and development of the mobile tools that will be used by our global customer base.
As the lead Android developer on the team, you will be responsible for leading architecture, design, development and launching core product features. You will have a significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, driving the system architecture, and implementing best practices that enable a quality product and output.
The ideal engineer for this role is comfortable working in a dynamic and creative team charged with exploring an uncharted and rapidly evolving domain. You will be researching, developing and building an entirely new application paradigm - a challenge that will demand rapid experimentation and prototyping without sacrificing code quality or attention to detail. You'll need a keen understanding of the state of the art in interactive 3D data capture applications, digital twins, point cloud datasets and an ambition to discover what the future holds in this space.
Agerpoint promotes a flexible work environment with the option for remote and virtual work arrangements.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain mobile applications for Android devices for our Agerpoint Capture line of products
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
  • Participate in code reviews and provide feedback to the software development team

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in Android application development
  • Published one or more Android apps, solid understanding of Android ecosystem
  • Proficiency in Java or Kotlin
  • Working knowledge of the mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Proficiency with Android Studio, Gradle, Git, proficiency with Android development with standard libraries and APIs
  • Experience with low-level graphics APIs (Vulkan, OpenGL, DirectX)
  • Experience developing AR/VR applications
  • Familiarity with ARCore and GoogleVR
  • Experience using Android SDK, Android Media, Motion Sensors, Android Neural Networks API, Firebase, Google Assistant API, etc
  • Understanding of Android Location Service
  • Proficiency working with REST APIs
  • Knowledge of cross-platform development frameworks (e.g. Flutter, React Native, etc.) a plus
  • Experience with modern 2D/3D GIS and mapping technologies (e.g., OpenLayers, Three.js, Cesium, Potree) a plus
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies and full mobile development lifecycle
  • Great communication, strong problem-solving skills and strong motivation to drive projects forward
Perks:
Paid company holidays and vacation
Remote friendly and flexible work environment
Company paid healthcare benefits
Equity options for full-time employees
Access to fully equipped, EXOS-operated fitness center with on-site wellness coaches and on-site eatery (for employees in Research Triangle Park, NC)
Agerpoint is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Agerpoint is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at recruiting@agerpoint.com.
Note to Recruiters:
Agerpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Agreement, Agerpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed Agreement, Agerpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted directly to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Agerpoint.