Software Engineer - Android

  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Accolade is a personalized health and benefits solution that dramatically improves the experience, outcomes and cost of healthcare for employers, health plans and their members. With a unique blend of compassionate advisors, clinical experts and intelligent technologies, we engage individuals and families in their health, establish trust, and influence their decisions at every stage of care. Accolade connects the widest array of personal health data and programs to present a single point of contact to the most effective health and benefits resources, while coordinating with providers at every step. Accolade consistently achieves 70 and higher Net Promoter Scores, 98% consumer satisfaction ratings, and up to 15% employer cost savings. Accolade has been recognized as one of the nation’s 25 most promising companies by Forbes, a fastest-growing private healthcare company by Inc. 5000, and is consistently rated a Top Workplace across the country. For more information, visit

Job Description

The Software Engineer I is responsible for helping us build our next generation of tools. We strive to help our clients navigate the winding road in healthcare by building intuitive, performant, and helpful software. As a developer on our application team, you will be at the forefront of reinventing how we help those we serve.

A day in the life…

  • Work with a small agile team to design and develop mobile applications in an iterative fashion.
  • Work with a tight-knit group of development team members in Seattle.
  • Contribute to best practices and help guide the future of our applications.
  • Operates effectively as a collaborative member of the development team.
  • Operates effectively as an individual for quick turnaround of enhancements and fixes.
  • Responsible for meeting expectations and deliverables on time with high quality.
  • Drive and implement new features within our mobile applications.
  • Perform thorough manual testing and writing test cases that cover all areas.
  • Identify new development tools/approaches that will increase code quality, efficiency, and best practices.
  • Develop and champion the development processes, coding style guidelines, and architectural designs necessary to innovate and maintain great product quality.
  • Effectively turns design documents and graphics into performant, usable UI.
  • Demonstrates creative, technical, and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively in both technical and business environments.


What we are looking for…

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Computer Science fundamentals, as illustrated through algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
  • Must have 1+ years of real-world Android mobile development experience and Material Design.
  • Must have In-depth knowledge of the Android SDK, as well as tooling such as the Gradle build system, and Android Studio debugging & profiling.
  • Fluent in Java 6+
  • Proficient with writing unit/functional tests and familiar with automation frameworks (e.g. Junit, Robolectric, Espresso, Mockito/PowerMock, etc.).
  • Experience in Reactive Programming (RxJava/RxAndroid), NoSQL Databsae (Couchbase), MMVM + Android Data Binding, Retrofit2, Google Analytics, Firebase, and Android Wear OS is a plus.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Desire and willingness to work in an Agile, collaborative, innovative, flexible, and team-oriented environment
  • An excellent problem solver with a “can-do” attitude
  • Hands-on, detail-oriented, methodical & inquisitive
  • A motivated self-starter with a solid level of experience that quickly grasps complex challenges
  • A skillful communicator with experience working with technical management teams
  • A service oriented person who thinks "Customer First"
  • Fantastic collaborator, team player, negotiator, and influencer
  • Fast fail entrepreneurial spirit
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment where continuous improvement is the norm and the bar for quality is extremely high
  • Excited by the challenges of working in a product team undergoing rapid, international growth

Additional Information

Values we admire:

We find joy and purpose in serving others.

  • Making a difference is what we do. We do the right thing for the right reasons – and we do it well, even when it’s hard.
  • You operate from a perspective of truly caring about our employees, clients, and customers and creating value for them.

We are strong individually and together, we’re powerful.

  • We believe in each other, in honesty, and in having fun. You won’t find egos or office walls here because we aren’t defined by titles – but by actions, behaviors and results.

We roll up our sleeves and get stuff done.

We’re boldly and relentlessly reinventing healthcare.

  • We are a company changing the world, one person at a time.
  • Super high expectations? Bring it on?  Our curiosity drives us.
  • You understand our desire to be the best place to work and that trust is the foundation of that.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.