Perform full stack hands-on mobile development for native mobile app design and implementation on Android, including system analysis, test-driven application development, unit test, test automation, code review and application maintenance support.
Code and ship complex new mobile features and apps.
Establish and maintain strong partnerships with the business and product owners.
Work with owners and system leads, including Vendor Solutions, to logically design and negotiate solutions and participate in long-term product planning.
Ensure commitments are met while providing high-quality and cost-effective systems that meet client expectations.
Adapt digital Agile approach and work with mobile vendor to implement the mobile solution.
Keep up to date on new technology, standards, protocols and tools in areas relevant to the rapidly changing digital environment.
Work with the application support team and external vendors to ensure all applications are supported according to their Service Level Agreements.
Troubleshoot and fix issues in production and non-production environments.
Work with server engineers to design API specs.
Propose and implement process improvements to make our engineering team even better.
Experience in native mobile app development on Android; and hands-on experience in Kotlin, Java RX and/or React native code to build front-end web or native application experiences
Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes
Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services
Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
A knack for benchmarking and optimization
Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
Familiarity with continuous integration
Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
Experience in test-driven development and test automation
Attention to detail to carefully craft both tests and code
Experience working with the Agile/scrum project management methodologies
Backend web service and API knowledge
Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills and an ability to multi-task in a deadline- oriented environment
A willingness to learn new technology
Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.