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Senior Mobile Engineer (Android)



Software Engineering
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024


As one of the first pioneers of earned wage access, our passion at EarnIn is building products that deliver real-time financial flexibility for those with the unique needs of living paycheck to paycheck. Our community members access their earnings as they earn them, with options to spend, save, and grow their money without mandatory fees, interest rates, or credit checks. Since our founding, our app has been downloaded over 13M times and we have provided access to over $15 billion in earnings.

We’re fortunate to have an incredibly experienced leadership team, combined with world-class funding partners like A16Z, Matrix Partners, DST, Ribbit Capital, and a very healthy core business with a tremendous runway. We’re growing fast and are excited to continue bringing world-class talent onboard to help shape the next chapter of our growth journey.


Since EarnIn is a mobile-first application, the mobile engineering team’s job is to develop new features and support our best in class iOS and Android applications. Our goal is to provide our customers with a solid mobile experience that helps them gain access to their money easily. Engineers joining the mobile team must have a solid focus on user experience as well as understand mobile-specific issues ranging from network usage to battery life. The mobile engineering team is the most customer-facing group and has a big impact on the customer’s impression of our company. The mobile platform team’s responsibilities are more specific as they are tasked with being proactive regarding architecture, tooling and frameworks which positively impact the quality of our mobile app and our mobile developer experience while aligning with larger organizational goals.
This position will be hybrid from our Vancouver, BC office as part of our expanding site location with 2 days a week in office. EarnIn provides excellent benefits for our employees including healthcare, internet/cell phone reimbursement, a learning and development stipend, and potential opportunities to travel to our Palo Alto HQ. The Canada salary range for this position is CAD 198,500 - CAD 242,600 plus equity and benefits. Our salary ranges are based on level, role and location.
  • Architect and refine mobile infrastructure to enhance scalability and support the organization's expansion.
  • Develop and implement core mobile capabilities that improve client support and application functionality.
  • Collaborate closely with server engineers to design robust APIs for efficient mobile-to-server communication.
  • Lead the establishment and governance of engineering best practices, ensuring high standards for code quality and system reliability.
  • Proactively drive projects, providing clear direction and detailed problem-solving strategies.
  • Mentor the mobile engineering team, elevating skills and optimizing processes.
  • Design and execute comprehensive unit and UI automation tests to ensure new features perform as required without disrupting existing functionalities.
  • Analyze feature effectiveness using advanced analytics to demonstrate impact and inform future enhancements.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Strong proficiency in Kotlin, with expertise in reactive and functional programming paradigms.
  • Deep understanding of Android application architectures (MVVM, MVC, MVP, etc.).
  • Extensive knowledge of professional software engineering practices across the full development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant industry experience, particularly in mobile development.
  • Familiarity with iOS development and cross-platform frameworks such as React Native or Kotlin Multiplatform is a significant plus.

At EarnIn, we believe that the best way to build a financial system that works for everyday people is by hiring a team that represents our diverse community. Our team is diverse not only in background and experience but also in perspective. We celebrate our diversity and strive to create a culture of belonging. EarnIn does not unlawfully discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, military or veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. EarnIn is an E-Verify participant.

EarnIn does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers or HR team.