A smart-oven-paired subscription meal service.

Android Engineer at Tovala

Chicago / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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About the role

Description About us.

We're Tovala, a food-tech company completely reinventing home cooking to save consumers time. Through an innovative combination of hardware, software, and food, we give our customers a way to enjoy really good, good-for-you meals without sacrificing time to do whatever matters to them. We've amassed a loyal, rapidly growing following in just a few years, radically changing the day-to-day lives of people across the country and successfully creating a new model for the food industry. We're looking for great people to join our team of hard-working, food-loving nerds.

Job Description

We are looking for an Android Engineer to join our software engineering team. The Tovala Android app is the main touch point for our Android customers, allowing users to connect their oven to the internet, order meals, cook recipes and more. As an Android engineer on the software team you will work closely with our designers, backend engineers, and other mobile app developers to create and maintain features users love. Our Android application is 100% Kotlin and we are in the process of implementing MVVM with Jetpack Compose across the application.

About the role

Collaborate with design, iOS, and backend teams to build new features. Monitor the application and diagnose and fix issues as they arise. Refactor old code to modern architecture. Write code in a testable way, testing all new features.

About you:

You enjoy building high-quality products that customers want. You love the Android platform and developing Android apps. You are willing and able to learn new technologies and integrate them into our app. You have outstanding engineering talent, shown by great results, cool side projects, or open source contributions. You enjoy writing testable code and good tests. You take pride in your work. You are ambitious and self-motivated. You prioritize good user experience. Requirements 3+ years building Android Applications. You have demonstrated experience with Kotlin and coroutines. You have demonstrated experience with modern Android development and the Jetpack suite. You have experience with source control. You have experience working with REST APIs. You want to work in an environment that takes a people-first approach, values humility, integrity, and ambition and focuses on creating a culture that keeps people happy and challenged.

Why you should join Tovala

Tovala makes home-cooked meals effortless.We are a Chicago-based food-tech company that sells a smart, countertop steam oven that is paired with a weekly meal delivery service. We manufacture our hardware in south-east Asia and sell direct to consumer. Our food is produced in our own facility here in Chicago under the careful guidance of our Chefs. Meals are shipped to customers everywhere in the lower 48 states every week.

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work that makes hugely positive impact in our customers lives through the food they eat.