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Android Developer

Posted 25 days ago

Terrific 12+ month contract opportunity in Irving, TX for an Android Developer. Will provide advice and counsel related to the technology or operations of the business.  Will provide advice and counsel related to mobile development for Android applications.

•    Assist in the planning and managing of application development assignments generally involving large budgets, cross functional projects or multiple projects. This includes effectively understanding and analyzing both technical and business risks and impact.
•    Expected to effectively communicate those risks to the business owners, so that they can make informed decisions.
•    Accountable for providing guidance on architecturally significant efforts during the preplanning phase, and ensuring principles and best practices are followed prior to initiation of work. In doing so, closely watch and evaluate Digital roadmaps, including impacts to support upcoming journeys.
•    Publish design review extensions, and provide documented guidance aligned to sprint plans and timelines.
•    Be part of the design review board that will focus on the design process, search for generic patterns, and, at the same time, share best practices across the organization.
•    Publish design patterns across lines of business and domain commonalities. Drive design reviews for Next Gen Architecture (NGA) and Plan of Record (POR) projects, supporting design principles and best practices.
•    Participate in micro services and NGA code reviews.
•    Empower SDEs and their teams by mentoring and coaching.
•    Have a comprehensive understanding of the business domain, the systems, and the products in your space. Understand their accountabilities, boundaries, limitations, scale factors and the reasons behind architectural decisions.
•    Provide a long-term perspective for business and technology choices; using technical judgment to vet architecture as required.
•    Able to direct teams on how to develop and deliver systems that are efficient with resource usage such as hardware, runtime, performance, load, and memory requirements.
•    Responsible for broader design decisions and development of long-term strategies that significantly influence the development process and standards.
•    Accountable for Design Reviews of Agile and Plan of Record (POR) projects as well as accountable for Code Reviews of Next Gen Architecture (NGA) projects and are expected to elaborate, promote and communicate Design Patterns applicable to NGA architectures and solutions.
•    Accountable for providing architectural guidance to the SDE’s based on best practices and in alignment with CTO guidelines and platform.
•    Provide the corresponding architectural guidance, and conduct design reviews and code reviews based on the projects assigned to your LOB. The product definition and technical planning is out of scope.
•    Create plans that have a clear path to delivery. Solve for dependencies between agile and waterfall delivery efforts. Help your teams organize for delivery while maximizing resources for the greater good of the Digital organization. Understand engineering best practices and apply best practices to the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
•    Accountable for Design Reviews for Agile projects as well as Code Reviews. Accountable for providing architectural guidance based on best practices and in alignment with guidelines and platform. Elaborate, promote and communicate Design Patterns applicable architectures and solutions.
•    Elaborate, bring and communicate clear metrics on Design Reviews, Code Reviews, CI/CD and Design Patterns adoption.
•    Communicate progress, anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, identify, assess, track and mitigate issues/risks at multiple levels. Recognize discordant views and take part in constructive dialog to resolve them.
•    Demonstrate the ability to implement continuous improvement and the induction of new technology. Demonstrate examples of influence in scrum teams beyond your own area of focus.
•    Lead resources and serve as a functional SME across the company through advanced knowledge of algorithms, data structures, distributed systems, networking, use of knowledge and experience to lead, architect, and drive broader adoption forward.
•    Demonstrate knowledge on automating code quality, code performance, unit testing, and build processing in the CI/CD.

•    3+ years of experience with Android development on Enterprise Mobile Applications
•    3+ years of experience with Kotlin, Java
•    2+ years of experience with Android Studio, Firebase, Cloudbees/Jenkins, JIRA, BitBucket/git, Splunk, AppDynamics
•    Experience with microservices on Cloud (PCF/Public Cloud)
•    Strong analytical and quantitative skills; Data driven and results-oriented
•    Experience delivering with an agile methodology
•    Experience in affecting large culture change
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills

If this is a perfect fit, Apply now!