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Android Application Software Engineer

Detroit, Michigan 48243

Post Date: 04/24/2018 Job ID: 5985 Industry: Front-End Development, Information Technology Management

Android Application Software Engineer

Are you a car enthusiast that’ s curious about the other side of the auto-industry? Are you a mobile application developer, looking for the next thing to elevate your career?

ektello is looking for an Android Application Software Engineer for one of the most iconic client in Detroit, MI. Our client is among the world’ s largest automakers. They’ re a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts. From electric cars to heavy-duty full-size trucks, they provide a complete range of vehicles that meets the needs and expectations of drivers on a global scale.  

Responsibilities
  • Test-drive code
  • Elaborate, estimate, and design for small increments of work… just-in-time
  • Perform root cause analysis, technology evaluation, and design spikes
  • Commit to completing well-defined work and deliver on those commitments
  • Swarm around tasks along with other Scrum team members
  • Pair program with different people in many situations
  • Report status of assigned software development and/or maintenance tasks
  • Consistently follow the specified software development methodology
  • Model courageous and continuous learning to the team. Actively help team members continuously learn
  • Promote improvements in programming practices such as acceptance test driven development, continuous integration, and test automation
  • Continuously learn and challenge the organization concerning new practices, processes, technologies, and languages
  • Build a strong team using their collaboration skills. Interview and mentor team members.
  • Provide leadership and assistance among and across teams/organizations

Qualifications
  • BS in Computer Science or other field of study along with applicable work experience
  • Experience as developer on App(s) publicly available in the Google Play App Market
  • Experience writing Android clients for Web Services (REST, RPC, and/or SOAP)
  • Experience with native Android UI development for phones and tablets (multi-resolutions, resource utilization such as images, layouts, strings)
  • Experience with Android Activities and Fragments
  • Experience with multi-threaded development on Android platforms
  • Firm understanding of Intents, Content Providers, Services, Broadcast Receivers, and Handlers
  • Experience with SQL Lite on Android
  • Proven experience with object-oriented design and design patterns
  • Experience using source code control systems such as Git
  • Knowledge of XML parsing, and/or DOM traversal.
  • Knowledge of and desire to work in an Agile development environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Creative problem-solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions
  • Must have strong teamwork orientation and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams
  • Must have the desire to be a people leader
  • Needs good work ethic and strong sense of ownership of end result

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies including XP practices such as test-driven development and pair programming
  • Awareness of the Android UI/UX guidelines
  • Experience with mapping and search providers
  • Experience with other Google APIs (licensing, in-app billing, etc.)
  • Experience developing Android Widgets
  • Experience with Bluetooth, NFC, Location and/or Accelerometer; other sensors
  • Experience with Internationalization and Localization

 

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Jesse Baskin
Technical Recruiter

I want you to love your job as much as I love mine – let’s find you that ideal fit! I promise to pull out all the stops for you, because what you want is what I want. Don’t worry about hours, either – I’ll be available to hash out your next career move any time. Send me an email or give me a call!
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