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Android Developer : 20-01308
Ref No.: 20-01308
Category: Software Engineering
Location: Portland, Oregon
Primary Skills: Java, Kotlin, Data Binding, CI/CD, A/B Testing, Test Driven Development, Jira, MVC, MVVM, 
Duration: 6+ Months           
Contract Type: W2 Only
 
Job Duties
  • Lead product initiatives, recommend solutions and improvements.
  • Provide strong technical leadership, focus on continuous improvement.
  • Build highly reliable software solutions.
  • Own all aspects of software engineering and product development.
  • Partner with other developers, product managers, QA, and operations teams to deliver scalable, fault-tolerant solutions.
  • Evangelize, mentor, and promote mobile development standard methodologies throughout the company.
  • Practice and enhance industry standard methodologies, such as TDD, design reviews, code reviews, refactoring, CI/CD, A/B testing and experimentation.
  • Maintain the highest coding and quality standards - testing at all levels (UI, unit, feature and integration)
  • Create test harness/infrastructure/test cases/Automation geared towards ensuring quality of the product.
  • Identify and fix bugs and performance issues anywhere along the stack.
  • Identify project risks and work effectively to mitigate them.
  • Develop industry and product technical expertise.
  • Use the Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence) and Slack for team collaboration.
Promote a culture of "internal open source” where teams can contribute to each other's code bases regardless of organizational boundaries.

Qualifications:
  • Degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent professional experience.
  • 6-10 years of experience in Android Development, developing enterprise Android applications using Java and/or Kotlin - please provide links to published apps.
  • Expertise in Java and Kotlin.
  • Proficiency working in a layered and modular architecture.
  • Proficiency in dependency injection frameworks such as Dagger2.
  • Expertise in service integration and design concepts such as (MVC, MVP, MVVM, Data Binding etc…).
  • Passion for code hygiene and high quality through automated unit and functional test. Expertise in testing tools such Espresso, Mockito, and Junit.
  • Experience with relational databases (SQLite or Room) and NoSQL databases such as Firebase.
  • Experience with Firebase platform is a definite plus.
  • Experience with mobile application design considerations, visual and interaction design principles for Android apps.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, social and analytical skills.
  • Experience with Agile software methodologies and TDD, is desirable.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and with small and remote teams.
  • Go-getter, proven problem solver with outstanding testing and debugging skills.
  • Comfortable working with Git in a CI/CD environment.
    To follow up with any questions, please contact Shilpa at 408-907-2682
 
Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).
 
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