Software Engineer

Recruiter
Fircroft Recruitment
Location
West Midlands
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

The Role:
Position Description:

The Android development are part of the Connected Technologies and Apps team. The team are responsible for the development and maintenance of Android apps that interface to Jaguar Land Rover vehicles in different forms; The role involves the following; Interpreting UI/UX designs that encompass both handheld and in-vehicle designs. Develop the code that allows these designs and experiences to be realised. Create and perform unit test of delivered code as well as perform integration tests within our vehicles.

Work on bug fixing and improving application performance. Work as a member of an Agile Scrum team, contributing to sprint planning, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives. Use source control to manage software versioning and peer reviews. Be an authority on Android development and provide guidance to internal departments on the capability of the Android platform. Support external partners in their development of apps to run on our platforms. Create software tools that can be used by external development partners, to aid in their development of apps for our connected car platforms.

3 KEY SKILLS:

1.) 5+ years of experience in Android development, with demonstrable or published apps.

2.) A deep familiarity with the Java programming language, Android Studio and Gradle Experience working with, core Android packages such as, Bluetooth, Bitmaps, Timers, AsyncTask, SharedPrefences, RecyclerView, ViewSwitchers and SpeechRecognition Experience integrating third-party SDKs and APIs.

3.) Experience of BDD and TDD. App signing, rich UI development, HTTP, JSON, XML, SSL security, sockets, Wi-Fi.

Experience Required:

5+ years of experience in Android development, with demonstrable or published apps A deep familiarity with the Java programming language, Android Studio and Gradle Experience working with, core Android packages such as, Bluetooth, Bitmaps, Timers, AsyncTask, SharedPrefences, RecyclerView, ViewSwitchers and SpeechRecognition Experience integrating third-party SDKs and APIs App signing, rich UI development, HTTP, JSON, XML, SSL security, sockets, Wi-Fi. Material Design principles Agile development using JIRA Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or a related subject.

Experience Preferred:

An understanding of Android Auto Experience with third-party analytics services

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.


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