Sr. Mobile Software Developer

FastTek

Sr. Mobile Software Developer

Sr. Mobile Software Developer #438840
Job Description:
The energy at our company is contagious. We’re driven by our immense passion, as we constantly seek out challenges and identify new opportunities. We work hard to connect with our customers and earn their loyalty for life.  Bring your talent to our company – our opportunities for growth span the globe. We will give you the training and opportunities to unleash your ambition.
 
The Connected Customer and Mobility Solutions Team is seeking an ambitious and creative software engineer who will contribute to the development of new Telematics/Infotainment applications that are downloaded and/or directly integrated to in-vehicle infotainment. As a member of the in-vehicle applications team, this individual will work hand in hand with stakeholders and other engineers throughout the entire product development lifecycle in order to define, design, develop, and deliver groundbreaking applications that re-define the driving experience.
 
The Software Engineer will be responsible for application development and support including story elaboration, estimation, analysis, design, programming, unit/integration testing and code debugging leveraging the Scrum framework. This person will work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, and Agile environment and will contribute to team commitments and deliverables.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Proficiently build and maintain Android applications that contribute to the connected car feature roadmap
  • Generate automated test cases based on feature development within applications
  • Elaborate, estimate, and design for small increments of work based on sprint planning
  • Perform and participate in root cause analysis of coding defects
  • Commit to completing well-defined work and deliver on those commitments
  • Swarm around tasks along with other Scrum team members
  • Pair program with different people in many situations as dictated by sprint planning strategies
  • Report status of assigned software development and/or maintenance tasks
  • Consistently follow the specified software development methodology
  • Model courageous and continuous learning to the team. Actively help team members continuously learn and build expertise.
  • Promote improvements in programming practices such as acceptance test driven development, continuous integration, and test automation
  • Continuously learn and challenge the organization concerning new practices, processes, technologies, and languages
  • Contribute to a strong team using their collaboration skills.
  • Perform manual unit and regression test cases as situationally required to support swarming on open tasks within a sprint
  • Prospective candidates possess a high degree of creativity, problem-solving skills, a drive for results, the ability to prioritize and break-down complex tasks, the ability to develop peer relationships, and a strong technical learning capability.
Qualifications:
 
Required:
  • BS in Computer Science or similar field of study along with applicable work experience
  • Experience with Android UI design (including custom views)
  • Experience writing Android clients for Web Services (REST, RPC, and/or SOAP)
  • Experience with Android Activities and Fragments
  • Experience with multi-threaded development on Android platforms
  • Firm understanding of Intents, Content Providers, Services, Broadcast Receivers, Handlers and AIDL.
  • Proven experience with object-oriented design and design patterns
  • Experience using source code control systems such as Git and pull request processes
  • Knowledge of and desire to work in an Agile development environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Creative problem-solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions
  • Must have strong teamwork orientation and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams
  • Must have the desire to be a people leader
  • Needs good work ethic and strong sense of ownership of end result
Preferred:
  • Experience with native Android UI development for embedded (vehicle) systems
  • Experience with Kotlin and RX Java methods
  • Thorough knowledge of evolving Android platforms (Android M, Android P, etc.)
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies including XP practices, test-driven development and pair programming
  • Awareness of the Android UI/UX guidelines
  • Experience with mapping and search providers
  • Experience with other Google APIs (licensing, in-app billing, etc)
  • Experience leveraging Android Widgets
  • Experience with Internationalization and Localization
  • Experience with Alexa and Google assistant Skill/Action development 
Additional Info:
 
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
 
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
 
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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