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Staff Android Engineer

Our client is a publicly traded industry leader. While the company offers the perks of a larger company, they still maintain a fun, fast paced, startup-like environment. The company is still less than 600 employees spread across the US, Europe, South America, and Asia.

This is a wireless location-based services company that provides services such as Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite navigation, local search, automotive navigation solutions, mobile advertising, enterprise mobility and workflow automation. Leveraging their location platform, global brands such as General Motors, Ford, and AT&T deliver custom connected car and mobile experiences. Additionally, advertisers such as Walmart and Best Buy can reach millions of users with their highly-targeted advertising platform. Their location platform powers personalized navigation, mapping, big data intelligence, social driving, and location-based ads.

The team is looking for an experienced Android Developer to help refactor and build their platform, as well as, build a framework for other developers to build on their platform. This position is a 6-month contract with a strong possibility of going longer or getting converted to full-time.

Required Skills & Experience

  • At least 4 years of experience developing commercial software
  • Strong background in core Java or Kotlin
  • Strong background in object oriented design
  • Deep understanding of Android SDK and unit testing frameworks
  • Experience in understanding code bases, including API design techniques
  • Experience with refactoring large code bases
  • Experience with multi-threading and memory management specific to mobile devices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication
  • Energetic and self-motivated
  • Attention to last minute details and strong sense of quality

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, or related field
  • Experience with open source libraries like RxJava, Dagger 2, Retrofit
  • Experience with build tools and scripting languages
  • Experience with location based services on mobile platforms

What You Will Be Doing

  • 25% Work closely with product and UX teams to ship new and redesign existing features
  • 25% Write efficient, maintainable code for Android based devices
  • 25% Improve code base through continuous refactoring
  • 25% Implement new and extend existing APIs

The Offer

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

This position does not offer sponsorship.


Jobspring Partners, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) across 10 major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.

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