Senior Android Developer

Toronto

About The Position

The multi-screen streaming video and the interactive TV space is growing rapidly. Our client delivers rich media apps on multiple platforms ranging from Smart TVs, gaming consoles and media devices to smart phones and tablets.

 

You will be part of a diverse and multi-disciplined development team, gaining exposure to cutting-edge technologies. This means working with some of the largest global media brands in the industry, e.g. Netflix, Spotify, BBC, HBO and Deutsche Telekom, just to name a few. Working in a highly collaborative and international environment, you will help transform requirements and designs into high performing feature rich applications on a wide variety of web based platforms and devices. 

 

Our client is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer (Android) to join its growing Engineering team in Toronto, Canada. You will be part of a diverse and multi-disciplined team, gain exposure to cutting edge technologies and can work with some of the largest global media brands in the industry. Working in a highly collaborative environment, you will help transform requirements and designs into high performing and feature rich applications on a wide variety of web based platforms and devices. 

 

Requirements

Skills and Experience:

 

  • Strong Java/Kotlin development experience with an impressive Android project (or several!) in the Play Store

  • Good understanding of development methodologies, testing practices, and tools and knowing when to apply each method to achieve the desired outcomes

  • Strong experience and knowledge of Design and Architectural patterns and knows when to apply them

  • A solid understanding of mobile application design as well as Java frameworks and development

  • Strong communication skills and knows when to ask for help and bounce ideas and solutions off peers

  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or equivalent app development work experience

  • 5+ years’ professional experience developing native Android applications

  • Extensive hands-on development experience using Java, Kotlin is a plus

  • Extensive experience with Android SDK, Android Studio and modern Developer Tools

  • Experience with AndroidTV, FireTV, Chromecast, VR/AR is definitely a plus

 

Professional Requirements:



  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or equivalent app development work experience

  • 5+ years’ professional experience developing native Android applications

  • Extensive hands-on development experience using Java, Kotlin is a plus

  • Extensive experience with Android SDK, Android Studio and modern Developer Tools

  • Experience with AndroidTV, FireTV, Chromecast, VR/AR is definitely a plus

  • Ability to develop against a variety of web architectures and services (HTTP, JSON, REST, etc.)

  • Good understanding of mobile device variants, capabilities and constraints

  • Experience in other tech stacks is also beneficial (ReactNative, HTML/JS, Obj-C/Swift, etc.)

  • Exposure to Agile, Continuous Integration/Distribution, Test Driven Development

  • Must have excellent problem solving skills and love technical challenges

  • Experience in video and media based development projects (video players, DRM, OVPs, Advertising, Analytics) is beneficial

  • Experience integrating open source or 3rd party API’s and libraries highly desirable

  • Good command of English, any other language is a plus

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