Software Engineer - Android - Up to GBP33.70/hr

Recruiter
Jonathan Lee Recruitment - Product Eng
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
31.50 - 33.70 GBP Annual
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
08 Sep 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Ref: 33504
Title: Software Engineer
Division: Vehicle Engineering
Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Position Description:
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. "

Skills Required:

3 KEY SKILLS 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.

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

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

Education Required:
Bachelors Degree in computer science, engineering or a related subject

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