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Android Developer at Modo Labs
Cambridge, MA, US

Modo Labs, a leading mobile-software startup based in Cambridge, MA is looking for an Android Developer to join our talented, hardworking, and xkcd-loving development team.





You will work with our Kurogo platform to deliver mobile web (PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS), iOS and Android apps. Our platform allows even non-developers to produce rich engagement apps for fortune 500 companies, universities and hospitals.

As a member of the product engineering team, you will leverage your Android and Java skills to enhance our Modo Campus Android companion applications. The Android app works in association with our Kurogo application server to display dynamic screens while working in connection with the app server to handle navigation and JavaScript bridge access to native services as well as other unique native capabilities that help the user experience.

What will you get out of your career at Modo Labs?

  • Learn about leading edge Mobile technology, in depth
  • Be part of a collaborative and creative team who have strong backgrounds in company growth, strategy and are passionate about what they do
  • Make an impact on the future of mobile
  • Vacation time
  • Full Medical Benefits


  • Develop new capabilities in the Android app to enhance engagement capabilities of the Kurogo Campus solution
  • Focus on native areas including but not limited to notifications, geo-location via a variety of sensor inputs and enhancing the native UX to support upcoming Android capabilities
  • Create unit tests for your various components
  • Keep compatibility up to date with the latest Android versions
  • Work with our design team to develop UX maps and product requirements
  • Follow an agile scrum model for your product development
  • Assist the Modo Labs’ QA team with scenario testing and bug fixing
  • Additional job tasks as required


  • 3+ years of experience developing in Java for Android apps
  • BS or BA in Computer Science, Engineering or related degree
  • Full lifecycle experience with shipping Android apps
  • Proficiency using Android Studio and related SDK Tools
  • Experience working with UNIX like environments
  • Previous work experience with multiple data interchange formats such as XML and JSON as well as with multiple data transfer mechanisms such as SOAP and REST
  • Simplicity and elegance in technical design
  • Experience developing with web MVC web applications
  • Creation and consumption of web services experience
  • Familiarity with git
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Jira/Atlassian products experience a plus
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States

You may be right for this role if:

  • You’re undaunted by steep learning curves and unfazed by complexity.
  • You can work efficiently on your own but love to collaborate. You’re a team player whom people trust.
  • You’re a great verbal and written communicator.
  • You want to be part of a diverse, collegial, multidisciplinary team.

Company description

Trusted by hundreds of Universities and Companies in over 30 countries, Modo Labs develops and markets an enterprise-scale mobile engagement and communication platform. Regardless of technical skill set, Modo users can quickly create a powerful and sophisticated mobile app experience that connects audiences with essential information when they need it, where they need it.

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Job Location: Cambridge, MA
  • On-site: Required
  • Required education: Bachelor’s+
  • Required experience: 3+ years developing in Java for Android apps
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States