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Sr. Android Development Lead - 873/885

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jan 10, 2022
Job End Date: Jul 01, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 113632
Location: Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto
Our valued client is currently seeking a Sr. Android Development Lead for a 1-year contract in Ottawa (100% remote).

Job Description
The Android Dev Lead will be working on either projects or Support related activities. Two key projects are about to start: Porting an application on a new Android Mobile device and doing a POC for single signon.

  • Take responsibility for estimating, planning, managing and the quality of all his/her own tasks and reporting on progress.
  • Participate in sprint planning, design, coding, unit testing, sprint reviews.
  • Participate in code reviews and commit to high quality code.
  • Be flexible in accepting outstanding work items, be they development or test, in order to help the team achieve sprint goals.
  • Lead other developers working on the projects/support related activities
  • Interact on a regular basis with the Product owner
  • Provide support to test teams during product and UAT testing of the technical solution developed
  • Investigate and provide post implementation support of the technical solution implemented

Must-Have Skills:
  • 3+ years’ experience as an Android Developer
  • Overall 5+ years’ experience in an IT environment
  • 3+ years Strong Java programming skills in many of the following: UI design, Material Design for Android, Wireframes, Android Native and Hybrid approaches like Xamarin
  • 3+ years’ experience using relational databases (Oracle DB, MySQL, MS SQL Server)
  • 3+ years’ experience with JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience with TeamCity/Jenkins/Git
  • A very good understanding of OOP, design patterns, Android and enterprise in mobile application integration, Android Design Patterns and material design, Database Design, Development and Performance Optimization
  • Experience working with and integrating into backend technologies (cellular, Wi-Fi, queues, web servers, databases)

Nice to Have Skills:
  • Experience with mobile analytics
  • Knowledge of MVC Framework
  • Experience using build tools (Gradle, Maven)
  • Experience with MQTT (IBM MessageSight)
  • Experience with Message Oriented Middleware (IBM MQ)
  • Demonstrated deployments of enterprise or consumer-facing mobile software systems using industry standard environments including Android native and Hybrid app
  • Experience with Enterprise Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions