Rome2rio are looking for a...

Android Developer

$70,000 - $120,000Full-TimeMelbourne, AU
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At Rome2rio we’re busy helping people get from A to B around the globe. With 10 million unique monthly visitors, our multi-modal travel search and booking service is one of the top online travel resources used around the world.

We are looking for our first dedicated Android Developer to join our growing team in Melbourne.

We currently have two mobile apps in the wild for iOS and Android with over 50,000 daily users. We plan to grow app usage towards the 10 million daily users the Rome2rio website receives.

You will have the opportunity to build out our core native offerings across Android and iOS, along with being involved in the entire development process including contributing your ideas and shaping the apps as they progress.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for an experienced Android developer who enjoys building high performance, user-friendly mobile apps. The ability to thrive independently and a “get stuff done” attitude are important to us. You must be able to dive into existing code and be productive in a team environment.

You must be willing to learn, collaborate across teams and embrace technologies above and beyond Android. We make the most of modern tools like React, ES6 and Redux, and our next-generation mobile apps are being built using both native code and React Native

Skills and Requirements:

  • Experience programming native Android apps
  • Experience publishing apps on the Play Store
  • Experience working with or an opinion on React Native apps
  • Experience working with web APIs
  • Proficiency in debugging existing mobile app code
  • A passion for creating engaging and user friendly mobile apps
  • Is fairly creative and has a deep understanding of the different OS design patterns and best practices
  • Ability to write clean, reusable, maintainable and readable code

Bonus points:

  • Any experience with modern web technologies such as ES6, React and Redux
  • Any experience working in an Agile team environment
  • Startup or product development background

You must be based in Melbourne.

About Rome2rio

Rome2rio, based in Melbourne, Australia, is busy helping people get from A to B around the globe. We offer a multi-modal, door-to-door travel search engine that returns itineraries for air, train, coach, ferry, mass transit and driving options to and from any location.

We have recently expanded our services to include on-site ticketing as we move to a hybrid search and booking model. We are a globally recognised, profitable start-up and pride ourselves on the can-do, engineering-centric culture built by our founders who are both developers themselves. The company has 30 staff based in Melbourne and is growing. Working at Rome2rio means that you will be immediately responsible for shaping a consumer focused product used by millions worldwide alongside a deeply involved executive team that actively seek and listen to the opinions of staff to improve and expand our offering. Your work will have plenty of impact!

Pay and perks

We really value our engineers and aim to offer competitive salaries. We typically pay roughly between $70,000 and $120,000 per annum plus superannuation, depending on your skills and experience.

Rome2rio offers a suite of additional benefits including:

Five weeks annual leave A weekly team lunch A biennial travel fund of $2000 for European travel A biennial transport fund of $1000 for international transit expenses An annual winter company retreat somewhere warm Competitive maternity and paternity leave benefits Family-friendly flexible working hours in a casual environment

Our team is based at Inspire9, a coworking space in Richmond. The loft-style warehouse space is home to 200 creative and entrepreneurial people. Table tennis, a pool table, Friday night drinks and a plenty of weekly meetups make this a fun, creative and social space to work in.

Interested? Send your CV and introduce yourself to Andrew, our Team Lead, at