Lead Android Developer


Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for a Lead Android Developer! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contact
Title: Lead Android Developer
Term: 12-month contract – 37.5 hours
Location: Toronto – Hybrid 3-4 days on-site
Job ID number: C1104


Brief description of duties:


  • Write, test and refractor code, considering broad non-functional requirements.
  • Stay current and competitive by keeping up to date with the latest Android platform capabilities and make relevant recommendations.
  • Be mindful of best practices when it comes to securing data-in-transit and data-at-rest because your code protects our customer’s data.
  • Advise on integration, performance testing, security, and other non-functional requirements.
  • Uphold the development team’s coding standards by conducting peer code reviews.
  • Mentoring junior developers in the area of software engineering and Android best practices


MUST haves:


  • 5+ years developing native Android applications, 6+ years of Java experience, 2+ years of Kotlin experience.
  • Thorough understanding of Object-Oriented Programming concepts, Android application architecture and software design patterns
  • Experience with Android libraries and best practices when it comes to communicating with RESTful services.
  • Automated testing via Junit and platform specific frameworks like Robolectric and Espresso
  • Strong communication skills, ability to collaborate with stakeholders at different levels of abstraction (requirements, architecture, and code)
  • Understanding of Agile Methodologies
  • Software Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent degree from an accredited University/College.


Nice to haves:


  • Knowledge of new and upcoming SDK components in the Android space
  • Good understanding of design patterns such as MVVM, and how they can be applied to Android development.
  • Knowledge of security protocols such as OAuth and OpenID.
  • Securing data using the Android Keystore
  • Developing with accessibility in mind


Job Features

Job CategoryAndroid Developer
Native Android applications5+

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