Job Description :
Responsibilities:
Develop Android client code solutions that deliver on Product Strategy and adheres to established engineering best practices, design guidelines and principles
Partner with Software Engineers, UX/UI, Quality Engineers, Product Owners/Analysts to deliver high performing quality customer experiences that are engaging, purposeful and powerful in their simplicity
Actively participate in all team agile ceremonies and contributing to ensure that all team commitments are delivered on time and of the highest quality
Be an active advocate of the Android platform through both internal and external developer communities
Working to remain an active learner in all technologies related to Android development (Java, Android SDK, AndroidWear, Android Studio, Gradle, 3rd party libraries, Google developments, etc)
Influence and contribute to group discussions and incorporate feedback/communication from broader team
Mentor junior to mid-level members of the team
Actively engage with developers outside of the local sprint team across various disciplines (Android, iOS, APIs, Web, etc
Own and lead delivery of major components and platform needs in partnership with senior engineers and Architects
Grow and provide SME level leadership

Required:
5+ years professional coding experience
2+ years of professional Android experience
2+ years leading/overseeing/influencing development activity of multiple developers among and beyond team

Qualifications:
Proficiency with Android Studio Tooling
Demonstrated investment in Android development knowledge growth through self-study, side projects and/or school/work experience
Experience with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and higher
Experience with DVCS (Git, Mercurial)
Familiarity with Agile delivery practices
Understanding of core Android constructs (Layouts, Widgets, Views, Services, Activities and Fragments)
Understanding of Android unit testing frameworks (JUnit, Robolectric, etc
Advanced Java OO knowledge (abstract classes, interfaces, anonymous classes, etc
Experience driving direction, driving consensus and delivering medium to large sized/complexity components independently
Ability to detect and abstract common patterns in code
Experience with Google libraries (Play services, Maps, etc
Development on multiple form factors (phone, tablet, Wear)


Preferred Qualifications:
Expert in 2-3 Android SDK components (Content Providers, Networking, Services, Broadcast Receivers, Intents, Fragments)
Presented coding topics to development peer group internal and external to work
Maintains an active public coding presence through GitHub
Has developed and supported their own app in one of the Android markets (Google Play, Amazon App Store, etc
Contributed towards an open source project

Additional information:
Possibility of contract extension for the right resource
Manager is open to video interviews
This position will sit in the Towers location in Northern VA