Job Description :
Role: Android Architect
Location: Chicago, IL
Duration: 6+ Months Contract

Job Responsibilities:

8+ years of software experience in mobile application development.
Expert in mobile application development, specifically developing robust and maintainable Android.
Strong Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures, as well as process-oriented problem-solving skills.
Good understanding of Bluetooth and Bluetooth LE protocols and standards.
Hands on development experience and full understanding of mobile app development pipeline and process including development of applications that interface with hardware accessories.
Proficient in Agile and SCRUM practices.
Solid understanding on good UI/UE practices on mobile platforms.
Cross mobile platform development experience, including platforming on mobile operating systems and across OS's as well.
Experience with web interfaces, API integrations and working with UIWebViews / WKWebView.
Ability to lead internal and external development of Android applications.
Drive the architecture and technology choices that enable a world-class user experience.
Ability to understand and debug system issues spanning app, cloud and embedded firmware domains and an ability to make system level design tradeoffs and decisions.
Compose long-term solutions but be mindful of current states and short term requirements.
Champion for the user: Insist on the highest standards, and create functional and engaging features that delight customers.
Promote and / or evaluate new emerging technology and/or existing mobile APP/application technology throughout the solution lifecycle in a way that revolutionizes Dow’s long-term strategy and future.
Coordinate APP/application technology development needs/requirements that support mobile technology solutions.
Collaborate with APP/application technology development teams to implement systems that support the business goals.
Define testing requirements against determined technical & functional requirements
Ensure APP/application technology aligns to company IT architecture and security standards
Provide technical and process expertise to the team on issue identification, escalation, problem diagnostics and correction.
Develop and document detailed enterprise mobile architecture solutions for complex global enterprise customers.
Serve as the architect and sr. technical lead for app development teams, support the technical deliverables from requirements phase through final app deployment.
Participate in development activity, code review sessions and mentor junior team members.
Understand client business needs and product requirements and translate those needs into system level architectural properties.

Best Regards,

Kevin Smith
Lead Technical Recruiter

kevin at navtechusa dot com