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Staff Software Engineer (Android)


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Technology
  • Post Date: 06/22/2022
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 116 New Montgomery St, Suite 700, San Francisco, California 94105, US

About Turo

Turo is the world’s largest car sharing marketplace where you can book any car you want, wherever you want it, from a vibrant community of trusted hosts across the US, Canada, and the UK. Whether you're flying in from afar or looking for a car down the street, searching for a rugged truck or something smooth and swanky, guests can take the wheel of the perfect car for any occasion, while hosts can take the wheel of their futures by building an accessible, flexible, and scalable car sharing business from the ground up.

Job Description

We are looking for brilliant software engineers for our team. You should have a passion for consumer products and want to help us achieve our goal of bringing Turo to everyone. We push code daily, A/B test extensively, and have a primary role in experimenting with new ideas from inception to implementation. There’s much to do, and you’ll be responsible for making some really cool stuff happen.

Do you love Android? From booking your next trip to picking up a car, our Android is integral to the Turo experience. Be a member of a small team of talented engineers and play a major role in shaping an exciting app that’s changing how people travel and think about car ownership.

Learn more about our Engineering team here:

What you'll do

  • Use the latest technologies to enable a first-class Android experience.
  • Produce high-quality maintainable code, test it, collaboratively review it, and ship it.
  • Collaborate extensively with product managers, designers, and engineers to plan and develop product features that drive our metrics.
  • Lead projects and manage dependencies.
  • Provide technical leadership, and anticipate strategic and scaling-related challenges via long-term planning.
  • Champion, refine, improve, and implement scalable architecture.
  • Establish and evangelize mobile-first engineering best practices and uphold coding standards.
  • Advise and mentor engineers; proactively improve team productivity.
  • Drive quality by owning technical debt with a focus on improving the user experience.
  • Work efficiently in a constantly changing and growing environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are desired.

Your profile

  • You love developing Android apps and possess a real passion for the platform.
  • You have 6+ years of professional experience shipping Android apps available on Google Play.
  • You are an expert in Kotlin and have deep knowledge of the Android SDK.
  • You are a master of Clean Architecture, MVI, and Solid principles.
  • You possess a deep understanding of reactive programming.
  • You are a strong communicator; explaining complex technical concepts and trade-offs to product managers, designers, and engineers is no problem for you.
  • You are user-focused and understand that shipping impactful software involves trade-offs and collaboration.
  • You have experience signaling risk, fostering change, facilitating collaborative decision-making, and resolving problems in a cross-functional team.
  • You proactively identify opportunities to improve the maintainability, scalability, and reliability of business-critical systems.
  • Your code review feedback is sought after, respected, and often the source of others’ learning.
  • You enjoy solving problems and helping others meet their goals.

Bonus points if

  • You have a track-record of shipping features which created an impact.
  • You have experience writing UI tests using Espresso.
  • You are passionate about writing applications using Kotlin and Dagger 2.
  • You have exposure to growth levers such as SEO, user acquisition, activation, funnel optimization and social engagement.
  • You have contributed to open source projects.


  • Competitive salary and equity for all full-time employees
  • Employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off, paid holidays, paid volunteer time off, and paid parental leave
  • Weekly catered lunch with a fully-stocked kitchen
  • Company-sponsored happy hours and team events
  • Turo host matching and vehicle reimbursement program
  • Turo travel credit every month

About us

Turo is a car sharing marketplace where travelers can book any car they want, wherever they want it, from a nationwide community of local car owners. Our mission is to reinvent the travel experience and put the world’s one billion cars to better use.

We’ve grown the business by over ten times in the past two years and raised over $200 million from investors like Daimler, SK Holdings, KPCB, Google Ventures, August Capital and Shasta Ventures.

We're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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