Open Positions

Drivetime is based in San Francisco, in the heart of the vibrant SoMa district. We offer competitive packages including fair salary, equity in the company, health, dental and vision benefits for employees and dependents, unlimited vacation and a flexible work environment (our only rule is, don't be a blocker). 


Principal Software Engineer (Full Stack)

Drivetime is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join the team in San Francisco. You would be working with gaming & entertainment industry veterans creating a brand new form of interactive entertainment - voice games for the driver. Qualified candidates need to be self-starters, possess strong communication skills, operate efficiently in a highly dynamic environment, and have a history of delivering positive high-impact results.

 

Qualifications

  • 7+ years in software development (mobile or game development experience is ideal).

  • Experience architecting and implementing customer-facing game systems, user interfaces, REST services, third-party integrations, tools, etc. in previous full-stack roles.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience as a Team Lead, Tech Lead, or Architect in previous roles.

  • Experience debugging and optimizing live applications to improve user experience and drive measurable improvements to core metrics.

  • Proven problem-solving abilities and discerning application of software engineering best practices (e.g. design patterns, process improvements, test frameworks, CI systems, etc.).

  • Experience designing performant schema & queries for databases (e.g. PostgreSQL) and / or architecting systems using high-scalability datastores.

  • Existing experience with C / C++, Objective-C, Java (and / or other JVM languages e.g. Kotlin), Swift, React Native, and / or TypeScript preferred.


Drivetime is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join the team in San Francisco. You would be working with gaming & entertainment industry veterans creating a brand new form of interactive entertainment - voice games for the driver. Qualified candidates need to be self-starters, possess strong communication skills, operate efficiently in a highly dynamic environment, and have a history of delivering positive high-impact results.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years in software development with at least 2+ years focused on low-level audio or video programming.

  • Experience architecting, implementing, and debugging audio graphs, DSP (Digital Signal Processing) algorithms, and / or low-level realtime mobile audio APIs (e.g. AudioKit, Superpowered, AVAudioEngine, AAudio, OpenSL ES, etc.).

  • Experience with C / C++, Objective-C, and / or Java.

  • Experience with HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), Swift, Kotlin, and / or React Native preferred.

  • Proven problem-solving abilities and discerning application of software engineering best practices (e.g. design patterns, process improvements, test frameworks, CI systems, etc.).

Principal Software Engineer (Audio)


Drivetime is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the team in San Francisco. You would be working with gaming & entertainment industry veterans creating a brand new form of interactive entertainment - voice games for the driver. Qualified candidates need to be self-starters, possess strong communication skills, operate efficiently in a highly dynamic environment, and have a history of delivering positive high-impact results.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years in software development (mobile or game development experience is ideal).

  • Experience architecting and implementing customer-facing game systems, user interfaces, REST services, third-party integrations, tools, etc. in previous full-stack roles.

  • Experience debugging and optimizing live applications to improve user experience and drive measurable improvements to core metrics.

  • Proven problem-solving abilities and discerning application of software engineering best practices (e.g. design patterns, process improvements, test frameworks, CI systems, etc.).

  • Existing experience with C / C++, Objective-C, Java (and / or other JVM languages e.g. Kotlin), Swift, React Native, TypeScript, PostgreSQL, and / or high-scalability datastores preferred.

Senior Software Engineer (Full Stack)


Drivetime is looking for a Software Engineer to join the team in San Francisco. You would be working with gaming & entertainment industry veterans creating a brand new form of interactive entertainment - voice games for the driver. Qualified candidates need to be self-starters, possess strong communication skills, operate efficiently in a highly dynamic environment, and have a history of delivering positive high-impact results.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years in software development (mobile or game development experience is ideal).

  • Experience implementing customer-facing game systems, user interfaces, REST services, third-party integrations, tools, etc. in previous full-stack roles.

  • Proven problem-solving abilities and discerning application of software engineering best practices (e.g. design patterns, process improvements, test frameworks, CI systems, etc.).

  • Existing experience with React Native, TypeScript, and / or Kotlin (or other JVM languages) preferred.

Software Engineer (Full Stack)


Sound Editor

Drivetime, Inc. is looking for a Sound Editor to edit audio content for its daily trivia game mobile app, “Drivetime.”

Our Sound Editors take raw .wav recordings and, using Adobe Audition, edit the content to remove undesirable artifacts (dead air, stutters, umm’s, ‘plosions, mistakes), balance levels, tighten the narrative and exposition, set markers, and, finally, output .aac files.

This full-time position is based in the Drivetime San Francisco office (in the heart of SoMa). 


Responsibilities

  • Edit audio files for 3-6 shows per week

  • Process and upload final files using our Content Management System (CMS)

  • Assist with audio QA and fixes

Qualifications

  • Experience using Adobe Audition (or equivalent) to edit audio content

  • A good sense of humor and comedic timing vis-a-vis editing

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills

The following are highly desirable, but not required:

  • Sound effects creation and editing

  • Music composition

  • Audio Engineering skills

  • Experience using a command line (e.g. Terminal) to run scripts

  • Experience using a CMS

  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment

  • Experience working in mobile gaming

  • Experience delivering on a tight, daily schedule


Director of Product

Drivetime is looking for a passionate, experienced Director of Product. The qualified candidate will own the vision & roadmap for the core product, and be intimately involved in all new product initiatives. The Director of Product will determine product & content strategy, lead creation of new features, oversee UX improvements, and partner effectively with the growth and analytics teams to achieve ambitious growth targets. The Director of Product will build, mentor, and lead a top-tier team of product managers, UX and game designers raising the bar on product quality and ensuring excellence in execution. As a member of the leadership team, the Director of Product will contribute significantly in the areas of strategy, planning, target-setting, operational/organizational effectiveness, and talent development.


This position is full-time, and based in the Drivetime San Francisco office (in the heart of SoMa). 

Responsibilities

  • Partner with CEO & founding team on vision and strategic direction.

  • Develop comprehensive business plans, product strategies, and feature roadmaps.

  • Lead cross-functional teams to identify, test, execute, and measure high-impact product changes that drive durable improvements in engagement, retention, and monetization performance.

  • Be the business owner and drive excellence in execution across all facets of new product development, go-to-market & live operations. Partner effectively with the growth and analytics teams to establish priorities, align execution, and deliver on financial objectives.

  • Drive experimentation to develop & vet hypotheses for new features & live service optimizations that improve core business KPI’s.

  • Establish best practices that ensure a cohesive approach to customer engagement across all touch points including social & community channels, app store presence, performance marketing, etc.

  • Mentor & develop a team of PM’s and designers, by insisting on the highest standards, earning trust, and leading by example.


Qualifications

  • 8-10 years of directly relevant experience with at least 3 years in a product leadership role at a top mobile games/interactive entertainment company and a demonstrated track-record of success & leadership progression. 

  • At least 3 years of experience leading teams with ability to attract, develop, and retain top talent.

  • Highly expert in the product management discipline with proven expertise developing user stories, writing feature specifications, wire-framing, and partnering effectively with UI/UX and engineering teams to make appropriate trade-offs while ensuring excellence in execution.

  • High analytical acumen. Demonstrated ability to lead complex analyses and apply outputs to improve business performance.


QA Lead

 

Drivetime is looking for a seasoned QA Lead to establish our QA team and processes.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and evolve formal QA processes, ensuring that the team is using industry-accepted best practices

  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback

  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases

  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities

  • Identify, record and track bugs

  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved

  • Hire, manage and mentor additional QA members as needed

Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience as a lead or senior in QA

  • Prior experience in mobile and/or game development

  • You should be a person who is described by others as smart, hard-working, reliable and flexible - and a pleasure to work with


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