Job Detail

Mobile Apps Engineer

Where: Zipcar

Date Posted:

Contact: John Brunton

Zipcar, the world’s largest car-sharing company, is looking to expand its mobile apps team.

As the company grows, we want to ensure we’re always delivering the best possible member experience. Zipcar’s mobile app is a critical component of how our members engage with the service, so we’re looking to invest in the right people and technologies to meet the challenge – and you'll be getting your code in the hands of hundreds of thousands of users!

What’s it like working at Zipcar? We have a cool product that we love developing, and that our members love using. The problems we face daily stem from striving to create an amazing member experience while managing a very complex business.

The role:

We're looking for developers who love engineering solutions to complex problems, and who relish the opportunity to work with a range of technologies. You should be comfortable managing your own work, and should strive to innovate and influence on a daily basis.


Build and iterate on Zipcar’s next generation mobile platform
Collaborate closely with our product, design and testing teams to enhance the user experience for our members and internal operations teams
Design, develop, and optimize improvements to our apps and internal tools

You should have:

Experience with Appcelerator Titanium or native Android/iOS app development
A passion for developing software of the highest quality with the best user experience in mind
Great command of your favourite client- and server-side programming languages
A strong understanding of the principles of software design, architecture, algorithms and data structures
Proven experience in mobile or web-based software development
Experience developing, debugging, and performance tuning database-backed web systems

Bonus Points:

You really know JavaScript
Comfortable with Agile techniques
You’re fun to be around and get on well with smart, hardworking developers