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Senior Mobile Engineer

Company: Pax
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


At PAX we strive to enhance people's lives through exceptional cannabis experiences. Our curated set of pure full flavor pods and award-winning devices make enjoying cannabis simple and safe. For more than a decade, we have created next-generation devices that deliver enduring quality and wellness benefits through innovations in design and technology, and remain trusted by millions of consumers nationwide. We're the #1 cannabis brand nationally with top awareness and NPS scores. Our standards allow for the safest vaporization of cannabis on the market. We are passionate about increasing well-being and joy through the power of cannabis, and we are committed to advancing opportunity through supporting social justice, access and equity in the industry.

We are incredibly excited about the tremendous growth of the cannabis industry, inspired every day by how cannabis can change lives, and fortunate for our leading position in the space. Our culture is focused on putting the consumer first, making an impact together, and also having fun along the way! Our team has helped build businesses at the intersection of consumer, technology and wellness, including Apple, Google, Tesla, Uber, GoPro, Fitbit, Constellation, Honest Company, Eaze and more. PAX is backed by leading consumer and technology investors including Tiger Global and Tao Invest, and has raised over $430MM in capital.


We are a nimble team of mobile engineers who are passionate about PAX and the cannabis industry. We love making our app more engaging and valuable for PAX consumers. We're very proud of our 4.5+ star rating and more than 500,000 downloads in the Play Store. We have a very high bar for quality and you should, too!

The ideal candidate for this role will be passionate and knowledgeable about the perfect mobile experience. You'll have had prior ownership of features or entire apps and will be familiar with using A/B testing to improve apps in a data-driven way.


As a Senior Mobile Engineer, you will:

  • collaborate closely with product, design, firmware, data, QA, and other engineering teams to design and develop features that positively impact our consumers
  • identify opportunities and instrument the app with analytics to understand user behavior
  • own entire features of the app and work with our design and product teams to iterate on them, verifying the impact via metrics and A/B testing
  • maintain and improve our unit and integration test coverage
  • perform code reviews and mentor other developers, helping them grow and flourish
  • write scalable, performant, and secure code
  • push the team to use the best tools for the job
  • be a champion for PAX consumers, striving to tell their stories with data


  • 5+ years of relevant, professional experience, 2+ years of Android development
  • experience with Kotlin, Android's JetPack libraries, and RxJava/RxKotlin
  • demonstrate our core cultural values: Lead with Purpose, Change the Conversation, Celebrate our Differences, Empower our Customers, Build a Community, and Reinvent Constantly
  • experience working closely with designers to execute polished UI experiences
  • experience with data-driven development and demonstrated success in creating impact for consumers via A/B testing
  • be able to proactively manage prioritization of work to deliver quality results
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills and a passion for documentation


  • strong sense of product, design, and an understanding of what makes apps worthy of design awards
  • experience with iOS development, Objective-C, and Swift is a big plus
  • a Computer Science degree, or equivalent, is a bonus


  • Competitive compensation, equity & bi-annual performance reviews
  • Fully funded comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401K plan
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Cell Phone reimbursement
  • Employee Purchase Program for discounted PAX devices
  • Weekly catered lunch, endless snacks and beverages
  • Dog Friendly HQ in the Mission District of San Francisco
  • Employee Assistance Program including access to online legal support


Consumers First - We put consumers first in all our objectives, designs, and discussions. Our goal is to improve their lives, to deliver unique solutions for them and to create for their benefit.

Innovate - We make cannabis easy and intuitive. Innovating for consumers and finding the yes is everyone's responsibility. We do so with excellence and speed to market as our lifeblood.

Community - We are active, collaborative and beneficial builders of a global community. We support health, wellness and social justice efforts as a force for good.

Contribute - We each individually own the solution, and drive for winning outcomes.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Keywords: Pax, San Francisco , Senior Mobile Engineer, Other , San Francisco, California

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