Senior Android Application Engineer II


Jul 11, 2019
Mountain View, California

Senior Android Application Engineer II (Ref#: 7112)
6 Months Contract
Location: Mountain View, CA

Position Summary:
Applicants for this position are skilled developers with experience developing Android framework software leveraging Android system resources and services. In addition, they contribute to the development of the Client user interface by playing key roles on UI development working with User experience design team, implementing user journeys; with various UI flows manufactured using challenging Android components that takes the product experience to the next level. They have a good understanding of key design patterns, guidelines and work with various challenges of UI framework in a multi-threaded application along with integration with various software modules. Strong JAVA development experience with a background in security is a plus.

Key expectations also include fostering strong team environments and making contributions in every aspect of software feature development lifecycles, including requirement analysis, design and implementation, bug regression and code refactoring, unit and integration testing.
Responsibilities Include:
•Design & develop comprehensive & rich Android user experience understanding product goals and requirements
•Collaborate with design teams to deliver engaging user interfaces.
•Work in multithreaded systems interacting with various data sources and consumers through REST APIs and other means.
•Work in an Agile/Scrum development environment.
•Participate in or lead multiple aspects of the software development lifecycle.
•Analyze and troubleshoot issues and defects in product functionalities and performance.
•Identify technical obstacles early and work closely with team to find creative solutions
•Improve product quality with the latest industry trends in mobile technology
Act as SME for design team

Technical knowledge requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related is required; MS or higher degree is preferred.
10+ years’ experience
Strong fundamentals in Computer sciences
Experience developing high-performance, highly scalable and rich UI mobile applications
In depth knowledge on Android Operating system UI components, Android application components and familiarity with Android SDK
Experience working with advanced UI concepts in fragments and animations
Understand mobile performance, latency, and security issues. Comfortable with Android performance (memory, speed, networking) and experience using performance analysis tools
Experience with REST and JSON, third party libraries and APIs
Strong JAVA programming skills
Strong Object oriented analysis and design skills
Debugging and analytical skills
Background in system and network security is a plus
Knowledge and experience with Java Native Interface (JNI) and Android App development is preferred.