Java Developer - Senior (Applications Development Leader / Band IV) (80004)

Location: Toronto, ON M, Canada
Date Posted: 07-05-2018
Job Description:
Senior Android Developer
 

Do you love mobile, streaming video, and online radio? Do you read news on your Android device or catch up on sports scores while on the go?  We are looking for talented individuals to join our exciting team at client Media IT. Our team is responsible for the apps, sites, and platforms behind some of Canada's most influential media brands including Sportsnet, Citytv, Macleans, and 680 News.
We are currently seeking senior developers with experience building apps for Android devices. Successful candidates will be responsible for creating and enhancing mobile applications across all of our brands. You will report directly to the Manager of Mobile Development and work closely with the other Development Teams to design and implement a growing collection of applications to support our Television, Radio, and Publishing businesses.
 
Primary Functions
·        Work within the client Media IT team to develop, enhance, and maintain mobile applications. Show expertise and experience in mobile development best practices, current trends, current limitations, and future enhancements to Android platform.
·        Report directly to the Manager of Mobile Development and work closely with the other Development Teams to design and implement a growing collection of applications to support our Television, Radio, and Publishing businesses.
 
Detailed responsibilities include:

·        Create Android applications for phones and tablets according to given requirements and wireframes
·        Work with the Manager of Mobile Development to provide estimates and status updates
·        Act as technical lead on projects, assist with defining the solution
·        Complete end to end features in existing Android applications in Java using Android Studio
·        Work with both external vendors and the web development team to integrate with back-end feeds and APIs
·        Fully participate in Agile methodologies with all members of the product team
 
Qualifications
·        4+ years of professional software development experience
·        3+ years working with Android SDK / Android Studio
·        Fluent knowledge of Java
·        Experience creating technical designs
·        Multiple mobile apps published
·        Published mobile apps that deliver streaming video is a big plus
·        Experience working in an Agile development environment
·        Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical ideas to a business oriented audience.       
 
    
 
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