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Android Developer

Auckland, New Zealand

December 14, 2016

An Android developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a vast number of diverse Android devices. The primary focus will be the development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services.

They possess a passion for pushing mobile technologies to the limits and will work with our team of talented developers to design and build the next generation of our mobile applications.They will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem solving skills coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. Therefore, commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and creating quality products is essential.

 Responsibilities:
  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Work with outside data sources and API’s
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organisation, and automation
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximise development efficiency.
Technical Skills and Experience
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Proven software development experience
  • Proven working experience in Android development
  • Have published at least one original Android app
  • Experience with Android SDK
  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services
  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
  • Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as “touch”
  • Familiarity with the use of additional sensors, such as gyroscopes and accelerometers
  • Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks
  • 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
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