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Sr. Android Developer / Sr. Mobile Software Developer

Detroit, Michigan 48243

Post Date: 06/08/2018 Job ID: 6362 Industry: Front-End Development, Information Technology Management

Senior Android Developer (#6362)

 

The Application Delivery Team is seeking an ambitious and creative software engineer who will contribute to the development of new Telematics/Infotainment applications that are downloaded directly to in-vehicle’ s infotainment system. As a member of the application delivery team, this individual will work hand in hand with stakeholders and other engineers throughout the entire product development lifecycle in order to define, design, develop, and deliver groundbreaking applications that re-define the driving experience.

 

Key Responsibilities:

The Software Engineer will be responsible for application development and support including story elaboration, estimation, analysis, design, programming, unit/integration testing and code debugging leveraging the Scrum framework. This person will work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, and Agile environment and will assume a lead role in various practices and decisions. This person will…
  • 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

 

Prospective candidates possess a high degree of business insight, creativity, decision-making skills, a drive for results, the ability to negotiate, the ability to develop peer relationships, and a strong technical learning capability.

 

Qualifications / Required:
  • BS in Computer Science or other field of study along with applicable work experience
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of Android application development 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 SQLite 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

 

Qualifications / Preferred:
  • Experience as developer of 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 with Bluetooth, NFC, Location and/or Accelerometer; other sensors
  • Experience with Internationalization and Localization
  • Experience with media playback and streaming voice and music
  • Experience with Vehicle data (CAN messaging and signals)

 

Location:             Detroit, MI

Duration:            Long-term Contract (12+ months)

Jesse Baskin
Technical Recruiter

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