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Mobile-first end-to-end global payment solutions

Android Developer

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Who we need:

We’re searching for an Android Developer to join our crew. As our ideal Android Developer, you will be comfortable stepping into a fast-paced environment with agile sprints, peer reviews, and in-house design and QA teams supporting the projects. You will work as a contributor on a tightly knit team focused on developing highly functional software solutions for our users. As an Android Developer, you will work with designers, developers, and product managers to build innovative applications addressing real-world problems. We are looking for an individual with strong product intuition who care about building software that meaningfully connects with people. We value engineering excellence alongside a commitment to continuous learning and collaboration, helping other team members succeed.

Above and beyond the raw skills, we’re looking for people with a few key traits:

Team Player – We have a passion for building high performing teams. We know high performing teams are unstoppable when everyone is rowing in the same direction.

Problem Solver – We are solving a macroeconomic problem every day we walk through the door. It’s exciting. It’s challenging. And at the end of the day, you’re doing something that matters.

Loves a bit of chaos – Let’s be honest… We’re building a product that is growing exponentially. We move fast. That speed creates a level of excitement.

Empathy – Being nice really does matter! We are a FinTech company in the business of helping people and are looking for others who put that same level of thought into how our end users live and use our product.

Feel good about everything above? If so, keep reading…

What you’ll do:

Assist in designing enhancements, updates, and programming changes for the Android application.

Work with the team to analyze design and determine coding, programming, and integration activities based on general objectives and knowledge of overall architecture of product or solution.

Identify development opportunities based on experience, standards, and best practices to refactor legacy functionality and integrate new solutions.

Create documentation as part of development efforts.

Collaborate with designers, engineers, and product managers to build great experiences.

Consistently meet development culture guidelines and standards.

Provide high quality work, including written and verbal communication, describing testing efforts and solutions to QA and product team.

Align with company direction using domain knowledge to provide robust scalable solutions.

Take on other tasks and duties as assigned.

As an Android Developer, you have:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

4+ years of native Android development experience.

5+ years of experience as a software engineer, preferably with the majority being in Java.

Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes.

Familiarity with connecting Android applications to APIs.

Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices.

The ability to hit commitments according to agreed-upon timeframes.

Experience providing clear and detailed communication of potential technical roadblocks.

Experience in working on a team, in a regulated environment with shared code managed in multiple source control repositories.

Experience working in an agile development environment.

Must be eligible to work legally in the U.S. without sponsorship.

We’ll give you extra credit for:

Understanding of DevOps and deployment of Android applications.

High-level exposure to tools such as App Center and Azure DevOps, and basic understanding of Xamarin.

Understanding of Android devices and memory management in its relation to coding decisions.

Exposure to UI regulations such as WCAG.

A high level of comfort with ambiguity and openness to learning whatever it takes to solve new challenges.

Caring about people and how the software you make can help them.

What we are offering in return:
Freedom: We trust you to do your thing and do it well.
Professional Development: We work with you to grow your skills and push you forward.
Travel: You will get the unique opportunity to travel on ship to meet with crew members around the world.
Entrepreneurship: We embrace new ideas and people who have the drive to see them through. If you are a doer, look no further!
Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, 401k with a match, flexible spending accounts, and paid vacation.
Random: Snacks, Ping-Pong table, company events (happy hours, CEO lunches, outings to United Games etc.)
Brightwell is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) committed to employing a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.

Brightwell at a glance

Mobile-first end-to-end global payment solutions

Brightwell focuses on Mobile, Finance Technology, Mobile Application, and Fin Tech. Their company has offices in Atlanta. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.brightwell.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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