Software Engineer (Android apps)

Recruiter
Premea Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£34 per hour
Posted
26 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Our premium brand Automotive client is currently recruiting for the following role: Division: Vehicle Engineering 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 the clients vehicles in different forms; The role involves the following; - Interpreting UI/UX designs that encompass both hand-held 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. Skills Required: 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 3) Experience working with, core Android packages such as, Bluetooth, Bitmaps, Timers, AsyncTask, SharedPrefences, RecyclerView, ViewSwitchers and SpeechRecognition Experience integrating third-party SDKs and APIs. 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`s services Additional Information: - Able to work alone and as part of an Agile team - Ability to maintain focus under pressure - Proactive attitude and willingness to learn new systems and processes Please note to apply for this position, you MUST have either a UK or EU passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship of any kind. The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business. Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.
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