Search Jobs

Sr. Android Developer / Sr. Mobile Software Developer

Detroit, Michigan 48243

Post Date: 03/14/2018 Job ID: 5701 Industry: Front-End Development, Information Technology Management

Sr. Android Developer / Sr. Mobile Software Developer 

Are you a car enthusiast that’ s curious about the other side of the auto-industry? Are you obsessed with mobile development and software?

ektello is looking for a Mobile Developer for one of the most iconic client in Detroit, Michigan. 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.  

  • 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.
  • Defines, designs, builds, tests, deploys, and supports software systems.
  • Leads and develops technical and business systems related activities of major significance to the Customer. Coaches and counsels project managers and Customers on technical solutions.
  • Responsible for assisting in the business proposal process.
  • Develops principles and concepts and innovative solutions for the Customer enterprise.
  • Develops/maintains depth and breadth across lines of business.
  • Interacts with senior management/major Customers. Interactions normally involve complex situations and/or influencing and persuading other strategic level managers.
  • Provides application programming/systems development and support for complex systems.
  • Sets technical direction for the project/application.
  • Provides program/project leadership for Customer solutions.
  • Engages in business development.
  • Develops communication plans for projects based on a systems view.
  • Teams with Customers to assess concerns/requirements and develops specific strategies.
  • Integrates interrelated projects and manages projects Leads technical planning process.
  • Defines consistent project management standards and procedures across the organization.
  • Employs consistent measurement techniques.
  • Informs Customers about emerging technologies and business implications based on the project and their overall business.
  • Develops intermediate and detailed schedules that support the high-level master schedule and understands the interrelationships among the various levels of schedules.
  • Develops alternative proposed project plans to support new business opportunities.
  • Develops project management deliverables required to support a request for proposal or quotation.
  • Evaluates Customer business, technical architecture processes, and objectives using the business enterprise models.
  • Leads in the application of the organizational change management process to facilitate a smooth Customer implementation. 

  • BS in Computer Science or other field of study along with applicable work experience.
  • Experience with Android UI design (including custom views).
  • Experience writing Android clients for Web Services (REST, RPC, and/or SOAP).
  • Experience with Android Activities and Fragments.
  • Experience with multi-threaded development on Android platforms.
  • Firm understanding of Intents, ContentProviders, Services, BroadcastReceivers, AsyncTask, Handlers and AIDL.
  • 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 as developer on App(s) publicly available in the Google Play App Market.
  • Experience with native Android UI development for phones and tablets (multi-resolutions, resource utilization such as images, layouts, strings).
  • 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.



Meagen Shook
Technical Recruiter

Looking for a voice of reason during the hectic job search? I take the time to pinpoint exactly what you are looking for so that we can cut the stress and streamline your search. I work to bring quality over quantity to your inbox, your to-do list, and your job search.
Apply Online

Not ready to apply?

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs: