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Senior Software Engineer, Android Framework

Boston, MA, United States

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer, Android Framework

  • R6169
  • Remote, United States
  • Engineering

Senior Software Engineer, Android Framework 

Now, more than ever, the Toast team is committed to our customers. We’re taking steps to help restaurants navigate these unprecedented times with technology, resources, and community. Our focus is on building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love. And because our technology is purpose-built for restaurants, by restaurant people, restaurants can trust that we’ll deliver on their needs for today while investing in experiences that will power their restaurant of the future. 

Every day, many thousands of servers, hosts, and chefs use Toast POS (Point of Sale) to serve millions of guests in their restaurants. To make our restaurants successful, we need to develop products that install painlessly, work together seamlessly, and quickly guide restaurant staff and Toast team members to resolve any problems that occur. 

The Android OS team sits at the intersection of hardware and software and builds a platform that is the foundation for the Toast POS devices enabling creation of features that delight our customers. The Android OS team partners with a broad set of teams including POS R&D, Hardware R&D, Hardware Operations, Configuration Centers and Manufacturing partners. 

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer who is a hands-on technical leader and will pave the path to build Toast’s next generation Android platform. The strongest candidates will have broad experience with Android OS Framework layer, are collaborative, and lead technical discussions with other Android teams like Application teams or Kernel/BSP teams. If you are someone who can think big, and are passionate about building software platforms that can be re-used for current and future Toast products with high focus on quality, this position is for you! 

About this roll* (Responsibilities) 

  • Lead the Android OS Development when it comes to extending the Android Framework.
  • Collaborate with Software, Hardware, Factory and Product Management teams on the product roadmap and requirements to build a long term vision for Toast Device capabilities.
  • Lead platform features and make solid technical decisions keeping software quality, security and maintainability in mind.
  • Partner with SOC (system on chip) vendors and ODM’s to design and develop high performance and easy to use devices for Toast customers.
  • Help set the standard for software quality by adopting modern software test frameworks and practices in day to day development.
  • Design for Android OS Framework updates that are easy to maintain and upgrade when new OS versions are available.
  • Grow and develop team members through coaching and feedback.

Do you have the right ingredients*? (Requirements)

  • 5+ years of software development experience, which includes 3 years of experience working with Android OS software at the AOSP Framework layer.
  • Android experience designing multi-layer architectures that would expand from Application, to Framework and Kernel layer.
  • Experience with Google’s AOSP architecture developing Android framework services, Android Native applications (JNI / NDK) or system applications in JAVA or Kotlin.
  • Experience working with HIDL (HAL interface definition language).
  • Experience developing for features that require interactions with different Android OS blocks like WiFi, Camera, USB, etc.
  • Experience debugging issues within the Android Framework and Linux Kernel.
  • Proficient in C/C++, Java or other object oriented programming languages.
  • Experience working with source control tools such as Git, Gerrit, GitHub, and with Android command line tools such as adb and fastboot.
  • Experience working on Cloud Development environments, such as Android Services that interact with Cloud back end components.
  • Passionate about solving large scale problems and building great software for customers.
  • Technical experience on multi-person projects.

Bonus ingredients* (preferred skills)

  • Knowledge of Kernel space like Device Trees’ roles in Device Bringup and configuration.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Bash, etc.
  • Experience working with the Android Networking Stack.
  • Experience with Android telephony subsystem and modem bring-up.
  • Familiarity with Android security model (SE Linux policy) and secure boot.

Our Spread of Total Rewards

  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Sabbatical opportunity after five years
  • Professional Development Reimbursement Program
  • Commitment to Employee Wellness through resources such as a quarterly Wellness Stipend
  • Various peer and company recognition programs 
  • 401(k) and matching
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Subsidized backup childcare

*Bread puns encouraged but not required

We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success.

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds.

The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

Bready* to make a change? Apply today!

Toast is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact candidateaccommodations@toasttab.com.

For roles based in the United States:  As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and their families, all individuals entering our US workspaces are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation.

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