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Project Leader - Android App Development


About Icicle

Icicle builds Web & Mobile products for Startups, Brands, Digital Agencies and Enterprises, helping in bringing their ideas to life.

We create beautiful & engaging UX, clean Front-ends, scalable Applications and manage them on Cloud. We build products with a captive team of exceptional professionals working across time-zones.

Team consists of bright young designers, hackers, senior developers, startup specialists. Team is distributed, with offices in Mumbai, Bangalore and presence in Pune.

More - www.icicletech.com

About You

  • Love Application design, planning, coding and development;
  • Write beautiful test driven code using language best practices.
  • Participate in design reviews, writing stories, coding modules, code reviews & testing
  • Are passionate for beautiful design, has creative flair and strong visual sense.
  • Will be interpreting business requirements into UI/UX mockups, functional Android phone and tablet apps
  • Lead and guide team to create awesome Android apps, which solves problems, innovatively
  • Push the boundaries of what’s possible with creative solutions to difficult, mobile-centric problems like synchronization, asynchronous APIs, and leveraging offline device capabilities
  • Share what you have learned, with the immediate team and also with the larger community.
  • Want to take ownership of quality and usability of your & team’s code. You should be ready to revisit code and improve it.
  • See all of the potential of mobile, and know how to get the most out of the Android platform
  • A good communicator and keep all the key stakeholders updated
  • Communicate well in every channel possible - Phone, Email, Chat, Bug Tracker, User Stories etc.

You Should Know

Core

  • Android SDK, Mobile Messaging Architecture, Mobile Security, Eclipse

Android Components

  • Location Services, Push Notifications, Widgets, Notifications, Animations, Data Storage, Intents, Localization, Personalization, Sync

Web service integration

  • RESTful, JSON, SOAP, XML

Datastores

  • SQLite & other Data stores

Testing

  • Robolectric, Robotium, Android debugging tools, libraries, emulator

Version Control

  • Git

You Should Have

  • Ambition to make things awesome, not just good enough.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in Android Development with a compelling mobile portfolio published on App store
  • Ability to translate business requirements into brilliant app-based solutions
  • Strong leadership skills and are able to inspire your team to always be better
  • Ownership; picking up a project, making it your own and sticking with it to completion
  • Familiarity with Agile Scrum development process
  • Excellent knowledge of Java Technology Stack, Mobile Development and Android eco-system
  • A focus and passion for Mobile UI & UX to make apps exciting for the User
  • Rapid Prototyping skills for getting product feedback
  • Prior experience with test-driven development (TDD) methodologies or using test tools like Robolectric
  • Experience using APIs from third parties, social media etc.
  • Good understanding handling the performance and memory of Android Apps
  • Worked with Location Services, Push Notifications, Animations, Widgets, Personalization,
  • Excellent debugging and optimization skills
  • Knowledge of a variety of Android devices, from cheap knock-off phones to the latest hotness and everything in between.
  • Demonstrated interest in learning new technologies in wearable computing.

Good to have

  • Participation in open source projects
  • Actively involved in solving problems on Github, Stackoverflow.com and groups
  • Passionate about blogging technical stuff, speaking at meetups, conventions

What you get

  • Competitive salary with motivating performance bonus
  • Active promotion of your professional career by sending you to events, hackathons, user groups etc
  • Daily timeslot where you are encouraged to spend time play around with new technology or self learning.
  • Great team with exciting projects. You will be working with teams across the world building products for Startups.
  • Remote working whenever possible or needed. Just get the stuff done.


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