Mobile Android Developer - AM-TECH-DA-49

Bengaluru, India

About the Role

    • Seeking a solid and experienced mobile Android developer.  This position requires a minimum 3 years of experience developing mobile Android apps and proven knowledge of network protocols like HTTP, HTTPS, VPN, Bluetooth. Strong knowledge of the Android platform and ecosystem, VPN and networking technologies is desired. In addition to development, this position will be helping shape the strategy for testing and deployment of our mobile apps across different markets. The successful candidate will be required to interact with other teams and work with product managers and business owners


    • Design and develop code for Nielsen’s mobile digital and audio measurement applicationsHelp drive alignment between different teams and different mobile appsImplement best practices across a team of developers and testers Deliver efficient, quality software, excellent mobile performance and experience for our mobile app usersStay on top of technology change, able to assess impact, able to offer solutions and innovate in the mobile measurement spaceDeploying to Google Play Store and monitoring the store stats for application health.Production support for the existing app in the store

Key skills

    • Should be an Android developer with minimum 3 years’ experience in designing and implementing solutions for mobile Android devices
    • Proven record of mobile app developmentExcellent Java/Kotlin knowledgeGood knowledge of scripting languagesVery good knowledge and exposure to Android networking APIs, specifically HTTP/SVery good knowledge on memory management for embedded applicationsWorking knowledge of Bluetooth and/or other IoT appsWorking knowledge and understanding of Android VPN support is a plusProven record on mobile performance optimizationUnderstanding of IPv4/IPv6, UDP/TCP packets and sockets is a plusUnderstanding of Native and Web communications using JavaScriptExperience working with Audio/Video recording in the backgroundStrong knowledge on Android Background & Foreground services is a MUSTExperience with ReactNative or ReactJS is a plusExperience working with JUnit 5 and KotestExperience with CI/CD tools (Jenkins/GITLab)Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment and ceremoniesGood knowledge of JSON formats and parsersExperience integrating 3rd party SDKs (e.g. Firebase)Should be able to work across multiple platforms and domainsShould have the ability to work independently and be a self-starter. Direction and support will be provided by the manager or the technical lead, but the candidate is expected to be a proactive leader and put forth his/her own ideasExcellent communication, documentation and presentation skillsCommitment to excellence, accepting responsibility and accountability for resultsFlexible to attempt alternate solutions to resolve issues and able adjust to a dynamic, changing technical and business environment