Android Developer - GrowIt!

Chicago, Illinois, United States · Engineering · FEATURED FULLTIME


Mobile App Developer

What we do:

GrowIt! is a mobile app community for gardening socially. We connect a younger consumer to

gardening. The company mission is to 1) make consumer purchasing decisions easier 2) provide tools that enable retailers to sell more plants, and 3) to revolutionize consumer data gathering in the horticultural industry.

As a Mobile App Developer, you are responsible for:

Development - Developing our mobile application project. Produce high quality code that satisfies both the business functional requirements as well as the non-functional requirements. Create / test prototypes and keep up with new technology in the industry that brings innovation to solve business problems. Work in an agile, BDD environment.

Establishing and driving standards - Driving standards and tools for development initiatives that establish best practices and code guidelines. Participate and contribute to all phases in building new digital products, including programming, defect correction, unit testing, code review, and deployment planning. Test automation is part of your philosophy

Design - Designing solutions taking into account scalability, availability, reliability, stability, security and performance.

Communication – Day-to-day, you’ll be working with the head of product, other developers, and business stakeholders. You are an effective communicator so even non-tech folks can understand what they’re up to and how we can all plan accordingly for seamless development, testing, deployment, and implementation.

DevOps - Monitor and support as needed. You’ll participate in an off hours support on-call rotation and train teammates on first-response triage related to your discipline for weekend/night outages.


Must have skills: Java, Android Studio, Android SDK; nice to have Ruby or other backend languages

Aptitude for learning and applying programming concepts

3rd party tool integration (Localytics, Adjust, Mandrill) experience

Experience with consumer facing apps




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