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Senior Software Engineer (Android)

Seattle, WA
Since 2001 Hansell Tierney has been one of the premier staffing and recruiting companies in Seattle Washington. As a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), Hansell Tierney was created to serve and staff Northwest companies by doing things the right way, not just the easiest. We strive to do better by partnering with candidates, treating your experience as one of our own, providing our candidates with interesting local opportunities, and handling every relationship with the highest level of customer service possible. Our business is built on the deep understanding of the job market and the ability to over-deliver on our promises.
 
Location: Seattle, WA
Duration: Full-Time

We are currently helping our client with their search for a Senior Android Software Engineer. In this position, you must explore new technologies and collaborate with other engineers to design and build a world-class mobile application. Your team ships new versions of the Android app rapidly to keep pace with our client's changing business. You are mindful of avoiding technical debt and you show ownership of your team's road map in everything you do.
What you will own, manage, and be accountable for:
  • Collaborate across business teams (stakeholders) including the Android team, product management, and UX
  • Occasionally take on-call responsibilities in rotation with other team members
  • Research new technologies to support build vs. buy and rapid growth of the business, especially native app development
  • Design in a mindset of reducing technical debt
  • Develop and deploy solutions independently and as a team member from a broad perspective, working independently on specific features
  • Participate in design efforts and discussions such as code reviews, design discussions, brainstorming new tools and methods
  • Our team is small, agile, collaborative and highly cohesive
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 3+ years programming experience 
  • Proficient in Java
  • Shipped at least one Android app
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, evolving, growing and dynamic environment
  • Predilection for thinking system wide and translate business requirements into code
  • Strong analytical skills with a data driven approach and ability to measure impact of project and product deliverables
  • Excellent software design and architecture skills with an eye toward avoiding and reducing technical debt
  • Willingness to explore new ideas and have a passion to make them happen
  • Ability to influence and communicate with others
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field required. A combination of education plus equivalent work experience may be considered
  • Preferred Education: Master's Degree
Ideal candidates will offer:
  • A strong engineering background
  • Passion for user interface and user experience
  • History of optimizing mobile applications
  • Experience consuming authenticated web services
  • Proficient and willing to test your own work
  • Prior experience in eCommerce
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