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Android Application Developer (60904449)
Location: Toronto, ON Category: Content/Document Management
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_29628_60904449
Posted: February 23,2018 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for an Android Application Developer
Android Application Developer (60904449)
Contract Duration: (12 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
• Responsible for all Android application development and maintenance
• Work with other departments (Product, UX, Design, QA) with regards to requirements gathering and analysis, demonstrating technical leadership and exerting influence
• Participate in technical solutioning sessions with other developers to ensure that solutions are complete, scalable and are future-proof
• Collaborate with Android and iOS development teams (both internal and external) to align technical solutions across mobile platforms and continually improve the mobile experience as a whole
• Build, foster and work within an Agile environment, including participation in priority/ sprint planning, story planning and daily standups, as well as analysis and communication of change impacts to functional team and business stakeholders
• Participate in code reviews, ensuring that code adheres to established standards, is well-structured, documented and is manageable
• Analyze code regularly and refactor as required to minimize technical debt
• UAT apps to ensure full functionality for Android OS updates
• Unit-test code for robustness and stability
Required Qualifications/Experience
• Minimum 4 years’ experience with Android native development (Android SDK, Java)
• Knowledge of Agile software development practices
• Ability to lead, motivate, influence and generate enthusiasm among team members
• Deep understanding of Android SDK (ie. AsyncTasks, Adapters, Fragments, Activities, Threading, etc.)
• Knowledge of Android SDK performance tools and optimization techniques
• Experience building apps that heavily utilize video
• Understanding of multimedia content delivery protocols such as HLS, Progressive download and other
• Solid and demonstrable understanding of object-oriented design patterns and principles
• Strong understanding of mobile user interface guidelines and best practices
• Comfortable with integrating RESTful web APIs and JSON
• Experience with planning and writing technical documentation
• Superior problem solving and risk management skills
• Team player with the desire to own projects and the ability to work with minimal supervision
• Strong initiative, priority setting, and collaboration skills
• Detail oriented with good time management skills and the ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment
• Keeps up to date on industry best practices and technology
Please note that Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Your resume will not be forwarded to any of our clients without your explicit permission. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants with the above qualifications clearly identified in their resumes will be contacted. Modis Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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