Mobile UI Developer

Richmond, Virginia | Freelance | Job ID #58862 |
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Mobile UI Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Develop Android client code solutions that deliver on Product Strategy and adheres to established engineering best practices, design guidelines and principles
  • Partner with Software Engineers, UX/UI, Quality Engineers, Product Owners/Analysts to deliver high performing quality customer experiences that are engaging, purposeful and powerful in their simplicity
  • Actively participate in all team agile ceremonies and contribute to ensure that all team commitments are delivered on time and of the highest quality
  • Be an active advocate of the Android platform through both internal and external developer communities
  • Work to remain an active learner in all technologies related to Android development (Java, Kotlin, Android SDK, Wear OS, Android Studio, Gradle, 3rd party libraries, Google developments, etc)
  • Influence and contribute to group discussions and incorporate feedback/communication from broader team
  • Mentor junior members of the team
  • Actively engage with developers outside of the local sprint team across various disciplines (Android, iOS, APIs, Web, etc.)
  • Identify opportunities to drive and contribute beyond team commitments

Requirements:

  • 5+ years professional coding experience
  • 3+ years of professional Android experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience driving direction, driving consensus and delivering small to medium sized/complexity components independently
  • Ability to detect and abstract common patterns in code
  • Proficient in 2-3 Android SDK components (Content Providers, Networking, Services, Broadcast Receivers, Intents, Fragments)
  • Experience with Google libraries (Play services, Maps, etc.)
  • Exploration of multiple form factors (phone, tablet, wearables)
  • Proficiency with Android Studio tooling
  • Demonstrated investment in Android development knowledge growth through self-study, side projects and/or school/work experience
  • Experience with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and higher
  • Experience with DVCS (Git, Github)
  • Familiarity with Agile delivery practices
  • Understanding of core Android constructs (Layouts, Widgets, Views, Services, Activities and Fragments)
  • Understanding of Android unit testing frameworks (JUnit, Robolectric, etc.)
  • Advanced Java OO knowledge (abstract classes, interfaces, anonymous classes, etc.)
  • Experience presenting coding topics to development peer group
  • Maintains an active public coding presence through GitHub
  • Has developed and supported their own app in one of the Android markets (Google Play, Amazon App Store, etc.
  • Contributed towards an open source project

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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