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Software Engineer, Front End (Android)



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA · Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2023

Jackpocket is the first mobile lottery app in the U.S. that offers players a secure way to order official state lottery tickets, such as Powerball, Mega Millions, and more, via their smartphones. We're creating a more convenient, fun, and responsible way to play the lottery by modernizing the $300B global lottery market with a mobile platform that everyone, including grandma, can feel good about.

As a key member of Jackpocket’s Front End Engineering team, you’ll play an active role in the continued development of the platform and drive significant functionality and user experience enhancements. You’ll work closely with front end team members as well as backend and product stakeholders to develop new features and contribute to the optimization of Jackpocket’s software development life cycle.


  • Collaborate with various teams to build and ship new application features
  • Work with third-party vendors to integrate new features and components
  • Perform maintenance on the application and various private and public libraries
  • Evaluate and implement new technologies to improve the application and/or development practices
  • Continuously review and ensure code is high quality
  • Contribute to architecture design in collaboration with backend and other engineering resources
  • Contribute to the development of automated testing and CICD workflows


  • Proven working experience with Kotlin, Java, and Groovy for Android application development
  • Strong understanding of the Android SDK, compatibility libraries, and best practices for Android development
  • Strong understanding of the Android UI, accessibility features, and interface guidelines
  • Experience working with remote web services, varying serialization formats, and data persistence techniques
  • Experience working with and deploying library artifacts
  • Familiarity with unit and instrumentation testing in a continuously integrated environment

Why Jackpocket?

  • Medical insurance covered up to 100% by Jackpocket
  • Dental & vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Stock options
  • Commuter benefits and Citi Bike membership
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Catered meals and stocked kitchen
  • Flexible working hours
  • Autonomy and upward mobility

The base compensation range for this role is $150,000 - $175,000

This is a full-time exempt position and is not eligible for overtime under FLSA requirements. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Jackpocket is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact