Android Mobile Developer
Information Technology
Cincinnati Ohio Contract To Hire Mar 4, 2021

Android Mobile Developer

We are looking for an Android Mobile Developer to support one of our nationwide retail clients. This role will need someone with the skills to look at the big picture and set the direction for a technical team while also understanding their platform intimately. It offers a fun and unique challenge where they are building a platform from scratch while being able to benefit from their previous lessons learned. They are looking at how they can evolve their product offering to serve their customers better every day while making a sizeable impact on the business.

Location: Remote, Onsite in Cincinnati, OH once safe/approved to back onsite

Contract: 12+ Months

Compensation: $60-65/hour

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and uphold Android engineering best practices
  • Collaborate with designers & product managers to iterate on the design & implementation of our product
  • Work with Backend Engineers to build and ship features
  • Design a framework for creating user apps that grows with the needs of the company
  • Monitor app performance, watch for traffic drops related to site usability problems & rectify the issues
  • Review app and feature code, and plan future app upgrades with the development team
  • Assist in the development of features that will be put on the mobile app & in internal applications
  • Implement responsible design principles to ensure that our app renders well on most devices and is accessible
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies

Required Skills:

  • 7+ Years’ experience
  • 5+ years developing Android Apps (using Android and 3rd party libraries/frameworks)
  • Experience with modern Android libraries and tooling
  • 5+ years Java experience
  • Prior Android Developer Lead experience a plus
  • Prior experience with project planning with large size or highly complex projects
  • A solid understanding of mobile application development processes, from the layout/user interface to backend systems and API integrations
  • A solid understanding and appreciation for Agile tools, processes, and methodology
  • Strong organization skills to manage multiple timelines and complete tasks quickly within the constraints of clients’ timelines and budgets
  • Lead and participate in the design and implementation of large and architecturally significant applications.
  • Develop programming specifications. Design, code and unit test application code using
  • Work with Product team to plan new features, gather requirements and propose solutions.
  • Research and implement new interface development techniques.
  • Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support)
  • Strong experience using Kotlin
  • Understanding of the entire mobile development process (design, development, testing and releases)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience working on large scale Android applications
  • Design and UX sensibilities
  • A solid understanding of best practices and techniques regarding scalability, performance, and security
  • Experience with continuous integration tools such as Gitlab, Team City, and Bitrise
  • Experience with test automation frameworks such as Appium, Firebase, and Perfecto

Category Code: JN008, JN055