Job Description :
Role: Android Developer Location: Chicago, IL Duration: 12+month Roles & Responsibility: Partner with the eCommerce team and IT to prepare and program various "proof of concepts" for testing Understand back-end system/services to access when building out fronts for testing Ability to creatively architect and design programs to meet the goals and requirements of various projects Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes Proficient with RESTful API's to connect Android applications to back-end services, BLE, iBeacons, Location sdk and other location based technologies Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns and best practices Experience with offline storage, threading and performance tuning Knowledge of the open source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks Familiarity with Cloud Message APIs and Push Notifications Understanding of Google's Android design principles and interface guidelines Familiarity with continuous integration 2. Test and Iterate Partner with the eCommerce Innovation and IT teams to rest and iterate on developed software and programs Ability to quickly adapt to changes and learning from field testing Quickly integrate and update projects 3. Hand-off: Prepare projects for hand-off and deployments as "proof concepts" move to production