26-50 employees
Series A
B2B
Big Data & Analytics
Consumer
Mobile
SaaS

TrueMotion Company Overview

TrueMotion is shaping the future of the connected world, and saving lives in the process. Our data scientists and engineers are using advanced sensor technology, big data and analytics to improve driver safety, while redefining how insurance is priced and delivered.

Jobs at TrueMotion

 

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3 Jobs Listed
Boston |

Are you an experienced Android developer?  Want to help us evolve the Android stack for a product that's receiving rave reviews and solving real-world problems?  As an Android developer at TrueMotion, you'll play a key role on our mobile engineering team, developing new features, having fun and making our products ever more awesome. You'll also have the opportunity to work on new projects from concept through implementation.  Our team enjoys working together and shares a passion for both the business of what we do (making driving safer for everyone) and the technologies that make it all possible. We also enjoy a collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, a strong benefits package and a fun centrally located office that's just a short walk from the MBTA's Red, Orange, Green and Silver Lines (at South Station, Chinatown, and Downtown Crossing).

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of our Android app store and B2B applications and SDKs
  • Help scale our mobile team processes by practicing “Clean Code” principles for app architecture, branching/versioning, release train, feature flipping and A/B test, CI pipeline, TDD.
  • Advocate for the Android platform e.g: evaluating new frameworks, leading the Android technical vision at TrueMotion, while also helping to mentor more junior members of the team 
  • Deliver apps to market with enhanced features and capabilities, while also maintaining and continually improving turnaround time and and quality
  • Participate in code reviews and team meetings

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 4+ years of experience working with key technologies for the Android platform.
  • Fluency in Java
  • Knowledge of RxJava and/or Kotlin
  • Experience designing robust, extensible and customizable mobile application code and frameworks
  • Experience consuming and/or designing REST APIs
  • Strong UI development skills (complex view trees, animations, rendering and strong knowledge of the Android UI kit)
  • Knowledgeable about test driven development (TDD), behavior driven development (BDD) and debugging.
  • Basic cryptographic knowledge

Pluses:

  • Literacy in one or more of the following languages: C/C++, Swift, Objective-C, Python.
  • System engineering /architectural skills e.g. be able to understand the big picture.

About Us:

At TrueMotion we’re motivated by three things: working with great people who make it fun to come to work every day, solving hard problems, and making driving safer and more affordable. If you’re a positive, organized self starter, then TrueMotion may be for you!  Our patented technology precisely determines driver risk via data from a driver's smartphone. Insurance companies draw insights from this data, which is then used to help people become safer drivers and save money on car insurance.

TrueMotion is backed by General Catalyst, Bain Capital Ventures and Lakestar.  We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Note: local candidates are highly preferred for this role. We are also unable to provide visa sponsorships at this time.

Boston |

TrueMotion has created the leading smartphone based solution for reducing distracted driving, making driving safer and more affordable for everyone. Based on our success, we're now innovating new ways to leverage the power of our TrueMotion engine, with a variety of applications in the automotive space. 

We're in search of an experienced iOS developer to help us evolve our iPhone apps. In this new role you'll be using Core Motion and Core Location APIs to implement algorithms designed by our data science team, along with networking protocols for sending and receiving data from our backend services. The ideal person for this role will be someone who enjoys working collaboratively as part of a team, can weigh both technical and business considerations, and has a passion for shipping great products that delight our customers. 

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of our iOS app store and B2B applications and SDK
  • Scale mobile processes; participate in release pipeline, test automation and monitoring (trip capture, battery and data usage, car crashes, etc.).
  • Help embed algorithms initially developed to run in the cloud back to the phone.
  • Confidently advocate for the iOS platform (e.g: evaluating new frameworks, mentoring the team, and helping lead the iOS technical vision at TrueMotion).

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 4+ years of experience working with key technologies for the iOS platform (Swift, Objective-C with exposure to the following frameworks: Core Data, Core Location, Core Motion, MapKit, Push notifications and UIKit)  
  • Experience distributing apps to the Apple App Store, as well as navigating the Apple review process
  • Experience architecting mobile application code for end user delivery, white label delivery, and SDK delivery
  • Experience working on applications consuming JSON from RESTful services
  • A strong intuitive sense for good user experience
  • Knowledgeable about test driven development (TDD), behavior driven development (BDD), and debugging.

Pluses:

  • Experience building Android applications and/or an interest in learning the Android side as well.
  • Good knowledge of Agile process and methodology, including planning and estimation.

About Us:

At TrueMotion we’re motivated by three things: working with great people who make it fun to come to work every day, solving hard problems, and making driving safer and more affordable. Our patented technology precisely determines driver risk using data from their smartphones. Insurance customers can opt-in by agreeing to share their data with insurers who can then offer them rewards as they improve, and also use that data to draw insights about how people drive while helping them to be safer drivers and save money on their auto insurance.

TrueMotion is backed by General Catalyst, Bain Capital Ventures and Lakestar.  We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Note: local candidates are highly preferred for this role. We are also unable to assist in applying for new visa sponsorships at this time.

Boston |

Do you have a Testing/Quality background and a creative problem solving mindset?  Do you take a systematic approach to quality assurance?  We're looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer who can work comfortably with developer and operations tools -- e.g. API and SDK reference documentation, system logs and debuggers.  As a Quality Assurance Engineer at TrueMotion, you will design tests for our cloud-based products and apps running on millions of smartphones, helping to ensure that we deliver the highest quality products possible. As we develop new features, you will also be testing our apps a user to see what is and isn't working from a product perspective.

Responsibilities: 

  • Play a major role in championing the importance of quality improvement across all areas of the software development life cycle
  • Advocate and ensure a high quality user experience
  • Prepare test scenarios, write test specifications and perform ad hoc and exploratory testing throughout the entire software development life cycle
  • Execute tests, isolate bugs, troubleshoot, and log defects through to defect closure
  • Work with cross-functional teams to explore requirements, designs, and implementations in order to execute acceptance tests and develop quality plans
  • Utilize a solid understanding of iOS, Android, and web technologies
  • Identify hypothetical failure modes; design and execute tests of hypotheses
  • Design & execute functional test scripts and regression testing using automated tools
  • Work directly with customers to help resolve their issues

Desired Skills & Experience: 

  • 2+ years of experience in QA role
  • A previous focus on interaction and visual design principles (IxD, UX, UI)
  • Experience testing web applications with a lot of users
  • Success testing native mobile applications on Android and iOS devices
  • Basic knowledge of a scripting language

Pluses:

  • Knowledge of programming languages (Python, Java, Objective C, etc.)
  • Database experience (SQL, NoSQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Understanding of API testing methods and tools
  • Automated testing experience
  • Continuous Integration framework experience

About Us:

TrueMotion is helping to drive the future of connected devices and autonomous cars with its leading mobile platform for vehicle telematics and driving safety. At TrueMotion we’re motivated by three things: working with great people who make it fun to come to work every day, solving hard problems, and making driving safer and more affordable. If you’re a positive, organized self starter, then TrueMotion may be for you!  Our patented technology precisely determines driver risk via data from a driver's smartphone. Insurance companies draw insights from this data, which is then used to help people become safer drivers and save money on car insurance.

TrueMotion was co-founded by the CEO of ZipCar and the President of Tesla.  We are backed by General Catalyst, Bain Capital Ventures and Lakestar.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Note: local candidates are highly preferred for this role. We are also unable to provide visa sponsorships at this time.

186 Lincoln Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02111

Humility

Listen, collaborate and be open.

Integrity

Be truthful and transparent.

Excellence

Innovate, grow and challenge the status quo.

Simplicity

Iterate quickly and find the essence.

Impact

Make the world better through the work we do.

Fun

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Blog

May 15, 2018
We’re super excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Intact Financial, the largest property and casualty insurer in Canada, for next-generation telematics programs. Intact will leverage data-driven insights from our platform to create more personalized and enhanced services for its customers across Canada. Intact customers will see a more holistic and personalized customer experience. They’ll also […]...
May 9, 2018
Oregon, like every state, has a distracted driving problem. Every 2.5 hours, a distracted driver causes a crash – almost 10 every day. Distracted driving causes 1 in 12 serious injury crashes. It also killed 70 people from 2012 – 2016. Oregon knew it had a problem, so it organized a task force to attack […]...
May 1, 2018
Distracted driving is a nationwide epidemic. 169 million US drivers, or 76%, spend at least 5% of their driving time distracted. That’s nearly 4 minutes a day for the average American, the equivalent of driving 32 football fields. It’s a crisis that kills over 3,400 people every year. And it affects every state. Historically, it’s […]...
April 23, 2018
We’re excited to announce our partnership with INRIX to provide contextual driving data to auto insurers to improve driver safety, customer experience, loss costs, and risk modeling. Auto insurers working with TrueMotion can now incorporate traffic, incident, and road weather data into their digital programs. Safety alerts enables insurers to deliver real-time driving notifications to […]...
April 13, 2018
It can be tough to pitch a non-existent usage-based insurance program that can generate an underwriting profit and improve loss ratio. Sure, everyone wants an easy-to-understand predictive model that guarantees positive returns, but it comes with certain challenges, especially in the initial investments. UBI’s value proposition in the early days was tied primarily to pricing: […]...