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Senior Android Developer

Posted By GHSL Technologies
Norfolk, Virginia
2019-07-05 08:15:59
Job Type: Contract

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Requires the following skills and experience:
BA/BS degree or technical institute training or equivalent workexperience Strong effective communication skills, both written and verbal

  • 3+ years of hands on Android development experience
  • 5+ years combined of hands on Android or web development experience Expert level Kotlin development skills
  • Experience utilizing a dependency injection framework such as Dagger
  • Experience consuming REST services and a understanding of Swagger specifications Understanding of security concerns and mitigation strategies when development mobile applications GIT

The most successful candidates will also have experience in thefollowing:

  • Gitflow
  • Atlassian products – BitBucket, JIRA, Confluence and Bamboo

Primary responsibilities include:
Owning the technical delivery of application features targetingthe Android platform.

  • Developing and refining the technical architecture used by Android development teams.
  • Coaching and mentoring team members on Android (Kotlin) development best practices.
  • Defining and enforcing application coding standards and best practices.
  • Identifying and resolving technical and process impediments preventing delivery teams from meeting delivery commitments.
  • Aligning and collaborating with architects, other team leads, and IT leadership to develop technical architectural runways supporting upcoming features and capabilities.
  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting performance and other issues.
  • Collaborating with peers, reviewing complex change and enhancement requests.
  • Evaluating potential changes and enhancements for objectives, scope and impact.
  • Taking a proactive approach to development work, leading peers and partners to strategic technical solutions in a complex IT environment.
  • Documenting functional/technical requirements and design based on requirements or objectives.
  • Developing and maintaining complex components of information systems.
  • Mentoring peers on coding standards, patterns and strategy.
  • Guiding the team on best practices in Kotlin as well as performing code reviews.
  • Creating and performing unit tests, as well as resolving and retesting any defects identified.
  • Building and maintaining active relationships with customers to determine business requirements.
  • Partnering with other IT teams during integration activities to facilitate successful implementations
  • Participating in on-call application support and responding to application issues when identified.
  • Communicating effectively with technical peers in a clear manner, while also being able to articulate complex solutions in ways non- technical business partners can understand.



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