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Android Engineer, India

Pelago Health

Pelago Health

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Sterling, VA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Pelago is the world’s leading virtual clinic for Substance Use Management. Our program provides guidance, support and treatment for members seeking to overcome their tobacco, alcohol and opioid use. From unhealthy habits to active substance use disorders, Pelago delivers a personalized solution based on individual health, habits, genetics, and goals, providing care for members wherever they might be on the substance use spectrum.
Pelago's suite of virtual services ranges from education, to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to comprehensive medication-assisted treatment (MAT). Pelago enables employers and health plans to deliver accessible, affordable, and effective treatment for substance misuse.
Pelago has scaled to helping hundreds of employers and health plans and has already helped more than 750,000 members manage their substance use better. We have recently closed our Series C and raised over $151m from leading global investors. If you are passionate about making an impact on the health of others, join us and make it happen!

Overview of the Role:

We are seeking a highly skilled Android Engineer to join our dynamic and rapidly growing engineering team. You will play a crucial role in developing and maintaining the Pelago Android app, ensuring our members receive the best possible care and user experience. This role involves working on exciting projects and implementing innovative features.

In this role you will…

  • Build and maintain the Pelago Android app, providing our members with a seamless and high-quality experience.
  • Work in an agile environment as part of a cross-functional squad, taking full ownership of feature development.
  • Collaborate with product managers and designers to develop creative solutions to challenges.
  • Review and iterate on designs and wireframes, using your expertise to help shape the product.
  • Act as the go-to person for Android knowledge, offering guidance and mentorship to team members at all levels.
  • Work alongside other engineers on the technical roadmap, continuously improving our codebase and workflows.
  • Drive the adoption of AI and machine learning techniques within the app to enhance functionality and user experience.
  • Apply engineering best practices, including testing, continuous integration, and continuous deployment, to ensure a robust and reliable app.

The background we are looking for...

  • At least 5 years of professional Android development experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Kotlin (92% of our codebase) and proficiency with Java.
  • Up-to-date with the Android ecosystem (Retrofit, Hilt, Jetpack Compose).
  • Solid understanding of software design patterns, particularly MVVM and clean architecture.
  • Experience integrating REST APIs and working with tools like Postman.
  • An eye for design and a focus on providing a great user experience (awareness of mobile UX best practices, accessibility, etc.).
  • Expertise in testing on Android (unit testing & UI testing) and automation of these processes.
  • Experience maintaining continuous integration/deployment pipelines, preferably on Bitrise.
  • A desire to work on something meaningful and have a significant impact—what we do changes lives!

Why Join Us:

  • Be part of a mission-driven organisation that makes a tangible difference in people's lives.
  • Collaborate with a talented and passionate team dedicated to innovation in healthcare.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

If you are excited about leveraging your Android engineering skills to contribute to a meaningful cause and thrive in a collaborative and innovative environment, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join the Pelago team and help us empower individuals on their journey to better health.


  • Competitive Base Pay + Equity (ESOP)
  • Employer's PF + Gratuity contributions
  • Medical Insurance
  • Paid Time Off benefits
  • Budget for Learning & Development
  • Hybrid working 3 days in office (Mon, Tue, Thurs) and 2 days remote (Wed, Fri)