Our Rider Team is currently looking for an experienced Android Engineer for our international teams based in Hamburg and Berlin. You can join us either in one of our offices in Hamburg, Berlin or work remotely within Germany, UK, Ireland.

Why should you join? Simply because here at FREE NOW we are radically changing the way we travel in the future. As we love our planet, we believe in shared mobility and the freedom to move regardless of your income or your age. By reducing the need for your own car, maximizing the usage with shared rides, and supporting the next-gen of electric vehicles, we believe we can play a major role to improve the way we move in cities and make them a better, more sustainable place.

We also care about each other, joining us will mean for you to quickly be part of a team that strongly supports each other and you will get the chance to design and implement solutions that are being used by millions every single day. 

As an Android developer you should:

  • Take ownership of your domain in the app
  • Care about quality with solid unit testing
  • Write features with Kotlin
  • Have deep understanding of the Android OS
  • Have experience with CI/CD tools
  • Have experience in Reactive programming
  • Help to keep the Application modularised
  • Have a good understanding of modularised app architecture with dependency injection framework integration
  • Having experience with Coroutines/Jetpack compose would be a great addition

What you can expect

Here you will be able to find:

  • Our Rider app is entirely in Kotlin, but you might face Java code in libraries or adjacent projects
  • Because we move fast we care about Continuous Integration
  • We keep our Unit and Espresso test suits updated to improve the confidence in our development process
  • We keep evolving and updating our stack to be always up-to-date in a scalable multi-module architecture
  • Knowledge sharing and collaboration is a fundamental part of our culture

So, if you…

...love an agile and fast-paced environment

...like to write (good and clean) code

...have your own ideas on how to influence the product

...want to challenge yourself and learn new stuff every day

...make a difference

Come and Join us!

The interview process will be in 5 stages and should be completed in less than 4 weeks:
1st - Interview with one of our Talent Acquisition partners - this will be a get to meet you interview, sharing more details about you and discussing the role and FREE NOW in general.
2nd – Tech Challenge.  The Tech Challenge can be Live coding challenge or Take home coding challenge depending on the availability of our engineers
3rd – Tech Talk (only if you had take home challenge) 
4th – Hiring Manager.  
5th – Meet the Team

Diversity and inclusion:

At FREE NOW, we commit to being an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or age. We celebrate diversity and have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work. Together with passionate, creative and collaborative colleagues, we are following our purpose of making mobility available for everyone.

Move like you

At FREE NOW we have colleagues from over 70 nations! We value open communication and welcome everyone as they are. We are all one team and follow the same goals – that’s why we share our insights and results to get on track together every month. 

Your wellness and work-life balance matters to us. We offer trust-based and flexible working hours as well as the option to work from home. In the office, you can enjoy our free drinks and daily fresh fruit. Do you like to be active? Take part in our subsidised gym membership. Bigger plans? Take a sabbatical leave and get out there!

Let’s grow together! We believe in a transparent career growth plan, quarterly development sessions with your team lead as well as regular 1:1s to help you thrive! For your own ideas, you’re welcome to set up initiatives and projects.

Need a lift? We offer Udemy e-learning platform, subsidised language classes, internal peer-to-peer trainings and more to support your learning & development opportunities.

More Benefits? 👏 Monthly mobility budget for FREE NOW rides, quarterly team events, company-wide onboarding days at our HQ in Hamburg, relocation assistance for internationals, birthday-off, kudos and many more!


FREE NOW is the Mobility Super App with the largest vehicle choice for consumers across Europe. More than 54 million users in 16 markets and in over 170 cities today are already moving freely from A to B by accessing the largest selection of mobility options available in one app. Through the unique integration of mobility brands and payment services, they can book their nearest taxi, private hire vehicle, car sharing or micro-mobility option such as eScooters, eMopeds, and eBikes within the app. FREE NOW aggregates numerous mobility brands with the ambition to make urban mobility more efficient and sustainable without adding new vehicles on the street. The German based company is backed by the BMW Group and Mercedes-Benz Mobility. In total, around 1,850 employees in more than 27 offices work for the services of FREE NOW, which is led by CEO Marc Berg.

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