Headquartered in Chicago, ParkWhiz is the nation’s largest on-demand parking app. Our website and apps help drivers save as much as 50% on parking across 150 cities. From center ice to center field to business meetings and beyond, we have spots for special events and airport parking as well as your every-day and monthly parking needs.

Android Engineer at ParkWhiz
ParkWhiz’s mission is to bring smiles to drivers around the world by making parking more convenient, efficient, and delightful.
We’re looking for Android developer that is excited about working on an app they’ll actually use. We are focused on creating the best possible experience for customers, one that will make them want to come back again and again.

We prioritize ability to learn and cultural fit over raw Android skills and experience.
Some of the skills we're looking for:
  • Strong Computer Science background, preferably with a degree
  • Solid Object-Oriented background
  • Comfortable and fluent in either Java, Kotlin, C++ or a similar language
  • Willing to spend time getting to know Android animations or have good experience with them, as well as a keen eye of how to use them to make the application feel alive
  • Highly collaborative in the planning and grooming stages
  • Have networking experience, preferably using JSON as well as a traditional Android networking library such as Volley, Retrofit or Ion
  • Shipping clean, testable code that any developer on any team could quickly get up to speed
Your typical day:
  • Interact with the product team on a daily basis to determine priorities as well as set expectations
  • Monitor live issues through Fabric and other tools and address bugs as they are found and reported through various channels
  • Take on projects for new sections of the application that we are looking to expand or include
  • Discuss architecture and come to an agreement with the Android team before implementation
  • Do code reviews so that everyone on the team can see the work being done and as well participate in extra steps to catch any potential mistakes
  • Occasionally do small R&D projects to determine if something new and exciting is something we want to incorporate

Our Engineering Culture: We are a very tight knit group that is inclusive, fun and hard working. We love shipping clean, testable code. Our top priority is producing a product that people love using. We have a firm, non-negotiable no jerk policy. We accept you for who you are and consider everyone on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Company Reviews

I actually began at ParkWhiz as a PR Intern, shifted to a CX Rep and now work as the CX Lead. That pattern speaks volumes about the empowerment and room for growth available here.
Scott Kellogg
Customer Experience Lead
at ParkWhiz
For a small company ParkWhiz packs a lot of punch! I enjoy the fast-paced environment. The growth brings a lot of new technology, products, partnerships and opportunities which keeps things exciting.
Lisa Slatkavitz
Venue Development Director
at ParkWhiz
I've been working at ParkWhiz 4 years and it's without a doubt the best company I've ever worked for. Going to the office daily is a pleasure, and the excitement in the company growth is unmatched.
Mark Steinbach
Inventory Development
at ParkWhiz
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Why work with us
We are a quickly growing company that empowers our team members to take charge and lead. If you have ever wanted to make an impact, ParkWhiz is the place to do it.
Culture
We are explorers - whether we’re uncovering a new adventure outdoors or brainstorming how to make ParkWhiz better. We are entrepreneurial. We are trustworthy. We are courageous. We are humble. We are curious. If this sounds like you, check out our open positions and discover the possibilities of exploring with ParkWhiz!
Perks & Benefits
Health Insurance - employer contribution
Dental and Vision Insurance - employer paid
Stock Options
401K
Flexible Spending Account
Generous and Flexible PTO
Long/Short Term Disability - employer paid
Life Insurance - employer paid
Commuter Benefits
Secure Indoor bike parking
Discounted gym membership
Kitchen stocked full of yummy snacks and beverages
Cold brew coffee and beer on tap
Casual attire
Discounted ParkWhiz parking (of course!)

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