Sr. Software Engineer, Android Mobile Applications

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JOB DESCRIPTION
Digital Factory is a unique startup aiming to revolutionize the way brands interact with consumers. We create new technology that gives consumers the power to receive information that they want—when and where they find it most useful. We are looking for talented engineers who want to work on large scale distributed mobile applications and build technical innovations in the area of data science. The length of the internship is 12-weeks with the possibility of an extension based on performance, job requirements, and availability of the selected candidate.

Reports to: Adrian Delancy, Technology
Location: Chicago, Illinois


WHO WE ARE

Our team's digital inventiveness and mobile location expertise creates brand stories that produce results. We are seasoned professionals who have worked in marketing, technology, mobile, and beyond. Our skills include Micro-fencing, mobile strategy, data analytics, and more.

THIS POSITION WILL ENTAIL:
  • We are looking for an experienced Android Developer to lead the architecture, design, development, and testing of core enhancements to an advanced mobile geolocation library.  This library will enable any Android app to easily leverage a user’s location, BLE input and NFC input to deliver hyper-relevant information to users.  In addition to the below requirements, strong team, communication, and interpersonal skills are also required.
DESIRED SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in Java programming and Android mobile application development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic proficiency with Git

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant experience with development in Java
  • Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design optimized for embedded systems
  • Demonstrable understanding of common challenges with mobile/embedded devices, including power management, resource optimization and wireless network reliability
  • Test Driven Development experience
  • Experience in building Android libraries and demonstrable proficiency/mastery of the Android Platform architecture, the Gradle build system, the use of ProGuard and the UI, Animation, Graphics, Location and Sensors, and Connectivity APIs.
  • A strong understanding of the common challenges with mobile/embedded devices including power management, resource optimization
  • Experience with popular frameworks such as Google Play services, Firebase and native Android geolocation APIs
  • Understanding of RESTful APIs and experience with Linux and Bash Command Line Interface
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment


Digital Factory is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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