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Sr. Mobile Device Software Developer in Detroit, MI at VisionPRO

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Job Description

Sr. Mobile Developer 

The Global Connected Consumer Application Delivery Team is seeking an ambitious and creative software engineer who will contribute to the development of new Telematics/Infotainment applications that are downloaded directly to in-vehicle infotainment systems. As a member of the application delivery team, this individual will work hand in hand with stakeholders and other engineers throughout the entire product development lifecycle in order to define, design, develop, and deliver ground breaking applications that re-define the driving experience. 

Key Responsibilities:
The Software Engineer will be responsible for application development and support including story elaboration, estimation, analysis, design, programming, unit/integration testing and code debugging leveraging the Scrum framework. This person will work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, and Agile environment and will assume a lead role for various practices and decisions. This person will…
• Test-drive code
• Elaborate, estimate, and design for small increments of work…just-in-time 
• Perform root cause analysis, technology evaluation, and design spikes
• Commit to completing well-defined work and deliver on those commitments
• Swarm around tasks along with other Scrum team members
• Pair program with different people in many situations
• Report status of assigned software development and/or maintenance tasks
• Consistently follow the specified software development methodology
• Model courageous and continuous learning to the team. Actively help team members continuously learn
• Promote improvements in programming practices such as acceptance test driven development, continuous integration, and test automation
• Continuously learn and challenge the organization concerning new practices, processes, technologies, and languages
• Build a strong team using their collaboration skills. Interview and mentor team members.
• Provide leadership and assistance among and across teams/organizations
Prospective candidates possess a high degree of business insight, creativity, decision making skills, a drive for results, the ability to negotiate, the ability to develop peer relationships, and a strong technical learning capability.

• BS in Computer Science or other field of study along with applicable work experience
• Experience with Android UI design (including custom views)
• Experience writing Android clients for Web Services (REST, RPC, and/or SOAP)
• Experience with Android Activities and Fragments
• Experience with multi-threaded development on Android platforms
• Firm understanding of Intents, ContentProviders, Services, BroadcastReceivers, AsyncTask, Handlers and AIDL.
• Experience with SQL Lite on Android
• Proven experience with object-oriented design and design patterns
• Experience using source code control systems such as Git
• Knowledge of XML parsing, and/or DOM traversal.
• Knowledge of and desire to work in an Agile development environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
• Creative problem solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions
• Must have strong teamwork orientation and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams
• Must have the desire to be a people leader
• Needs good work ethic and strong sense of ownership of end result

• Experience as developer on App(s) publicly available in the Google Play App Market
• Experience with native Android UI development for phones and tablets (multi-resolutions, resource utilization such as images, layouts, strings)
• Experience with Agile development methodologies including XP practices such as test driven development and pair programming
• Awareness of the Android UI/UX guidelines
• Experience with mapping and search providers
• Experience with other Google APIs (licensing, in-app billing, etc)
• Experience developing Android Widgets
• Experience with Bluetooth, NFC, Location and/or Accelerometer; other sensors
• Experience with Internationalization and Localization.

About VisionIT: VisionIT is where integration and innovation intersect. We are a global software development company and a preferred systems integrator, operating throughout the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. Our 20 years of experience supporting Fortune 500 companies has earned us the trust of CIOs and C-Level executives, because we have a track record of providing business value. In our Detroit-based Innovation Studio, we showcase the latest technologies being developed by VisionIT and our partners across cloud, IoT, mobile, infotainment systems, and virtual/augmented reality. Learn more about our company by visiting