Android Developer

Dallas, TX 75039 | Contract

Post Date: 02/14/2018 Job ID: 48597 Industry: Mobile Developer

Location: Dallas, TX

Mobile Application Developer (Android)

Designs and develops customer facing, self-service mobile applications for Android and internal business-facing mobile platforms that facilitate business interactions and access to customer and operational data.  Responsible for estimating, programming, documenting, debugging and testing of multiple business applications within the environment; interacts with IT staff and business users as appropriate; develops solutions in accordance with established Division and Group IT policies and architecture.

  • Analyzes end user requirements and develops mobile applications that interface with existing systems.
  • Completes technical analysis, design, and coding for development and support initiatives.
  • Assists junior staff members with code reviews, design solutions and complex issue research.
  • Assists manager with resource allocation to development projects, manage around release schedules, and work with manager to prioritize deliverables.
  • Provides production support  as needed for multiple applications that are maintained.
  • Performs as a technical adviser on system architecture, level of effort estimates, project plans/ and timelines and internal practices.
  • Coordinates the review of specification, user sign-off process, and the development of user manuals.
  • Leads testing efforts by evaluating failed test cases and performing appropriate coding fixes, as well as supporting coding changes resulting from user acceptance testing.
  • Ensures that all code conforms to software coding practices and standards and that all code is being properly tested.
  • Ensures system integrity and assists in installation of technological upgrades, implementation and training to support new programs/system.
  • Coordinates with Release Manager for deployment packages and release notes for deployment of applications.
  • Provides accurate and timely status reporting as needed, including task and time reporting.
  • Constantly learns and improves technical knowledge and expertise during software development.
  • Adheres to all corporate guiding principles, processes, policies, standards and procedures.
  • Participates in and contributes to all phases of Delivery Methodology and Software Development Practices.
  • Has a passion for learning and staying updated on emerging trends and technologies.


  • Bachelor’ s Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent work experience strongly preferred.  Relevant technology certification is encouraged.
  • 4+ plus years of hands on experience developing, implementing and delivering Android applications, at least 2 years in a senior role.
  • Hands-on experience with building and testing mobile applications with Android SDK
  • Expert in development of both UI and non-UI components
  • Skill in various third-party libraries and APIs
  • Experience with REST APIs and web services is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of object-oriented concepts and design patterns
  • Deployed one or more applications to a public mobile app store required
  • Experience in mobile interface design and development.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and support.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications skills and effectively  collaborates with other team members and project stakeholders.
  • Ability to estimate project deliverables within a 25% variance to the actual completion time.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and manage workload based on project deadlines and priorities.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Enthusiasm for automated testing is desired.
  • Experience with unit testing frameworks is desired.
  • Experience with source control management (such as Git) is desired.

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