Senior Android Developer
Hardskills is on a mission to change how enterprises train leaders and managers in the world’s fast-growing emerging markets.
We are looking for a talented Senior Android Developer to join our Berlin team to build and launch a ground-breaking Android App from scratch.
You will be responsible for a core part of our innovative & proprietary platform that will transform how leadership development is done at scale.
As one of our first key technical hires, you will work closely with our founders who bring a global track record of building successful and innovative technology-led enterprises servicing the Fortune 1000. This is a great opportunity to focus on big, meaningful technical challenges at an exciting stage of the transformation of workforce skilling.
We are looking for someone who will make a strong individual contribution. We offer strong career development paths for candidates eager to learn and grow. Hardskills is revenue generating and backed by investors from Silicon Valley and Asia.
3-5 years developing native Android Apps that work well even in CPU/bandwidth/latency challenged environments
Shipped highly rated Apps on the Play store
Expertise in mobile platforms, device fragmentation & features impacting user experience
Experience consuming RESTful APIs, caching and securing data at appropriate layers for scalable, fault tolerant applications
Design, code and maintain clean, efficient and reliable code
Able to profile & debug multi-threaded code
Data driven and experienced with A/B testing
Been a part of agile teams using TDD, automated builds and deployments
Work with our CTO & team to design, architect and build our first Android application; you'll have a clean slate without any technical debt
Use proven and reliable components and design patterns with high scalability, reliability, maintainability and performance in mind
Prototype solutions, quickly vet & iterate options
Ensure right tooling for A/B testing, unit testing
Develop tools for debugging, instrumenting and shipping native code on Android
Perform code reviews, enforce best practices to ensure code quality with an eye for performance, security and maintainability
Test, monitor usage and features that you ship and actively fix issues
Collaborate to inform API design, UI and UX to create compelling App experiences
BS degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent
3+ years of Android development
Proficiency in English
Track record developing native Android Apps; Android Studio, JUnit, Espresso UI, Retrofit, Gradle and Android SDK, etc.
Creating & consuming RESTful APIs; JSON, XML.
Solid OO design skills, expertise with mobile development design patterns and algorithms
Experience with git, Jira, Confluence, etc.
Nice to Have:
Digital-media delivery; HTML 5 video, HTTP Adaptive Streaming, HLS, HDS, etc.
iOS app development and RoR
Please apply with a cover letter explaining why we should consider you & a resumé.