Principal Android Developer

Comcast Philadelphia, PA

About the Job

Business Unit:

Job Summary:

The Challenge:
We are seeking an Android Developer to join our Advanced Applications Engineering group which is responsible for creating and shipping mobile television experiences that delight our customers and exceed their expectations.

In addition to providing engineering excellence and knowledge, as a principal engineer you will be expected to act as a role model for other engineers and contribute, not just to the immediate team, but carry that expertise across teams.

The Role:
In this role you will collaborate with designers, testers, product managers, and other developers across the organization. While the primary responsibilities will include developing features for Android apps, you will have opportunities to contribute to all aspects of the products. You must be able to pick up new technologies and languages quickly, be a team player, and be able to adapt to changing business and customer demands. The ideal candidate will have experience building native mobile applications that rely on multiple web services and that operate at scale (thousands to millions of users).

Technical Skills:
- Strong experience Java is required. Kotlin experience is bonus.
- Knowledge of Android libraries and frameworks such as RxJava and Dagger preferred.
- Strong background in architectural styles and patterns (MVP and MVC) is preferred.
- Agile experience is preferred but not mandatory.

Qualifications:
- Experience with the software development cycle: product specification, design, implementation, QA, release, and maintenance
- Experience creating mobile applications for a wide variety of devices and Android OS versions
- A strong sense of ownership and responsibility for code quality that follows best practices
- A passion for learning and adapting to new technologies
- Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
- Ability to see the big picture/the whole project, not just the piece you are working on


Core Responsibilities:
- Collaborates with project stakeholders to identify product and
technical requirements. Conducts analysis to determine integration
needs.
- Designs new software, supports applications under development, and customizes current applications. Develops software update process for existing applications.
- Keeps current with technological developments within the industry.
Monitors and evaluates competitive applications and products. Reviews
literature, patents, and current practices relevant to the solution of
assigned projects.
- Works with Quality Assurance team to determine if applications fit
specification and technical requirements.
- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters
of significance.
- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work
nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Specification:
- Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
- Engineering, Computer Science
- Generally requires 5-8 years related experience

Military Experience Valued





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