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Mobile User Interface Developer

Cork City, Ireland

Senior Java Engineer/Developer

Cork City, Ireland

UX Designer

San Francisco, CA, United States


San Francisco, CA, United States

Mobile Developer for Android / iOS needed for our growing Cork City Office.

Carma is looking for a Mobile Developer with excellent knowledge of JavaScript, native mobile app development and the intricacies of mobile fragmentation.

You will be involved in helping real people in the real world through the development of our native iOS and Android apps and our web site, mostly written in Appcelerator Titanium. You’ll be part of a purpose-driven team that delights in producing awe-inspiring functionality!


Competitive salary; Share options, great offices, an endless supply of edibles, competitive 5 a side foosball, pool power-players, ping-pong battles, endless opportunities to continue to experiment with new technologies (hackathons/ brown bags/show & tell).

What we’re looking for:

  • 3 years + mobile app development
  • At least one of Android or iOS native development in Java or Objective C
  • 5 years + with core web technologies (HTML5, Javascript, Ajax, DOM, CSS3)
  • Exposure to Design Patterns
  • Javascript library experience (Q, Backbone, Angular, Meteor, jQuery etc.)
  • Experience with refactoring and code quality
  • Ability to work independently from assignment through completion
  • An eye for design and layout
  • Usability experience
  • Examples of previous work are essential.
  • We will consider sponsoring applicants from outside the EU for work permit purposes, depending on their experience level, relevant to this position

    You’re a Senior Java Engineer looking for a company that admires creativity, drive, and teamwork, and you want a real shot at building something that will impact yourself, your family, friends and the rest of the world! At Carma, we hire just this type of engineer…. You’re someone who wants to make a difference!

    At Carma, we develop world-leading real-time information and management systems that save commuters time and money and help to save the planet, one passenger at a time. Developed here in Ireland, our breakthrough technology is being used by customers in more than 65 countries worldwide. We are now recruiting for a Senior Java Engineer to join our expanding and dynamic team in Cork city centre.

    What the job is about:

  • Design and implement scalable REST APIs capable of scaling to large volumes of users
  • Develop server software using Spring, RestEasy, EJB3.1 and JPA2 on JBoss AS 7
  • Help drive efficiencies with the flexibility to introduce new technologies such as java 8, WildFly, nosql, big data
  • Creation and maintenance of functioning and testable code
  • Support testing and operations by QA and other groups
  • Liaise with other development teams, product management and sales
  • What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years Java / J2EE development experience
  • Architecture experience
  • Strong Database experience (ideally MySQL)
  • Data analysis, business intelligence, Big Data
  • Strong security background
  • Experience of working within an agile development framework
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Benefits:

    Competitive salary; Share Options, great offices, an endless supply of edibles, competitive 5 a side foosball, pool power-players, ping-pong battles, endless opportunities to continue to experiment with new technologies (hackathons/ brown bags/show & tell).

    Eligibility Requirements:

    We will consider sponsoring applicants from outside the EU for work permit purposes, depending on their experience level, relevant to this position

    If you excel in a pioneering environment, set high standards, enjoy problem solving and delight in success – we want to hear from you! Please send your CV to and we will be in touch.

    Carma is the world’s leading carpooling app. It has a very simple mission: to wipe out the commute congestion that brings cities around the world to a standstill every single day, all by simply enabling people to share their empty car seats.

    Working at Carma is more than just a job. It is an opportunity to help build a social movement that is going to improve the commute for everyone. If you’re a cutting-edge Mobile UX Designer and you think you’ve got what it takes to help change the world, we want to hear from you!

    Who we are:

  • A small but #supercharged team, inspired by the idea that we can revolutionize the way that people commute.
  • Tech pioneers and world-leading experts in carpooling, sustainable mobility and behaviour change.
  • Outdoorsy people, who talk a lot and drink a lot of Peet's coffee. We hate wasting time sitting in traffic.
  • Based in the awesome twin cities of Cork, Ireland, and San Francisco, CA.
  • Who you are:

  • An amazing UX designer, who has learned what it takes to create consumer-centered smartphone apps that people love.
  • You obsess about making complicated things simple, and simple things simpler.
  • You get twitchy if you're not sketching design revisions, but you're a systems thinker who believes in grounding your work in blueprints, process flowcharts, etc.
  • You thrive in capturing feedback, talking directly to customers every day and gathering input from internal stakeholders.
  • What you'll do:

  • Transform the way that people get to work, enabling millions of people to have extra time to spend with their families each day.
  • Move fast, designing and then constantly iterating based on user feedback.
  • Strive for pixel-perfect attention to detail in visual design, and ensure every step in a flow is fully thought through.
  • Collaborate with other #supercharged UX designers, product managers, engineers and community managers to ensure an awesome customer experience.
  • Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 year’s experience designing for mobile
  • Awesome portfolio of mobile UX projects (without which you might not be considered)
  • To apply, send your resume & portfolio to Don’t forget to include process work, which will show your creative flow. This is just as important as finished pieces!

    Do you want to be a part of the fastest growing consumer sector in the world? Do you want to be key to solving a major problem faced by average Americans everyday? Are you up for the challenge of a lifetime?

    Through our world leading smartphone and web applications, Carma makes commuters’ lives easier by matching drivers and potential passengers in real-time, so that they can carpool whenever and wherever they want, at the touch of a screen.

    You are a Marketing Associate who shares our passion for taking on today’s painful transportation issues by offering awesome consumer solutions. You are passionate about social and content marketing, you follow market trends, staying ahead of the curve excites you. You are great with people and know how to use crazy ideas to build communities.

    Working with Carma is an “all in” adventure. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, one of the toughest commute markets in the world, Carma delivers consumer-focused commute options. With Carma it’s all about the execution, we strive to get it done.


  • Assist with social media marketing development, such as writing content for Facebook and Twitter posts, gathering content for Instagram, manning tweet decks to respond to customers, and helping write blog articles.
  • Bring new marketing and PR ideas about where and how we can spread the good Carma vibe in San Francisco, and help us implement them!
  • Be the face of Carma for event tabling and outreach at various employers, or other community events as needed.
  • Respond to inbound email or message questions from local Carma users.
  • Develop processes and procedures to optimize community growth and communication.
  • Requirements:

  • 1+ years of related experience
  • Excellent copywriting/editing skills (writing sample required).
  • Passion for building communities - experience in community outreach, tabling and event planning a plus.
  • Ability to work with a dynamic, international team.
  • Quick learner who is a tech-savvy app-lover, and can easily adopt new technologies.
  • Tenacity, game for any task, and revel in change.
  • A high level of intellectual curiosity and endless creativity.
  • Autonomy – self-sufficient, good at budgeting your time, and will excel in taking on new responsibilities as they come up.
  • Full, clean Driver License with minimum 3 (?) years driving experience
  • Always be awesome
  • Preferred but not necessary:

  • BA in Marketing, PR/Communications, Advertising, Business or related field
  • A pet dragon
  • Benefits:

  • Healthcare
  • 10 Vacation days
  • Working with us (come on, that’s got to be a benefit!)
  • Company laptop
  • Meaningful equity
  • To apply, send your resume & writing samples in confidence to


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