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Philips Software Technologist I in Bangalore, India

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Job Description

We are looking for an Android developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a vast number of diverse Android devices. Your primary focus will be the development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working along-side other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and creating quality products is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Building and Designing advanced Android applications

  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code

  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable Java code

  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application

  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs

  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

Skills

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

  • Familiarity with Android architecture components such as Data binding, Lifecycles, LiveData, Navigation, ViewModel, WorkManager

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services

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

  • Strong knowledge on OOPS concepts, software design patterns & principles

  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning

  • Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as “touch”

  • Familiarity with the use of additional sensors, such as gyroscopes and accelerometers

  • Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks

  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications

  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization

  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

  • Familiarity with continuous integration

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