Senior Software Engineer, Android

Employer
WP Company LLC
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 12, 2022
Closes
May 15, 2022
Ref
518963696
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionThe Washington Post is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to support our flagship apps engineering team. Under general supervision, you will perform technical analysis, design and development or enhancement of Android applications and play an integral role in helping deliver increasingly smarter mobile apps to our users. You will participate in all facets of the agile development process and will have the opportunity to contribute to products that will be used by millions of people. We are looking for someone with strong interest in all things mobile and a passion for delivering high quality, solid applications.Responsibilities:Design and develop advanced applications for Android platformCollaborate with cross-functional teams to define API contracts, design and ship new features. Design high-level mobile solutions to meet product requirements and following established development methodologies and standards.Understand the complexities of and help integrate different third-party SDKsIdentify, troubleshoot, and solve complex problemsParticipate in agile software development practices and peer/code reviews.Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability and general reliabilityStay on top of latest technologies/ mobile trends and recommend appropriate design solutions.QualificationsBachelor's degree in Computer Science, engineering or related technical field or equivalent experience.Minimum of 5 years of experience with Android SDK required; prior experience in a similar role preferred.Strong analytical, evaluation and problem-solving skillsExperience working with Android SDKHigh level of proficiency in Java/Kotlin with an understanding of code optimization and application performanceExperience working on and releasing one or more applications to Google Playstore and/or Amazon AppstoreStrong grasp of computer science fundamentalsSolid understanding of Version Control principles, preferably using Git and Pull RequestsFamiliarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies Knowledge of testing and quality assurance practices including unit testing and code documentation.Excellent verbal/written communication and collaboration skills.Ability to deliver quality solutions within established timelines.Additional knowledge of RESTful services and other server-side principles is a plusThe Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed. The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?#washpostlife

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