Android Engineer

Chicago, IL

Job ID: 2153 Category: Application Development Salary: 80k-90k

Our client is seeking an Android Engineer for our growing development team to build and maintain the Android application. The Android Engineer role will be working closely with the Android Team Lead and will be responsible for supporting feature updates, bug fixes, and implementing user interfaces as designed.

  • Help design and execute user-facing features for the client' s  native app on Android devices by leveraging mobile operating system frameworks for multi-threading, persisting data, and managing user experience and graphics across multiple screen sizes
  • Scale distributed applications, make architectural trade offs applying synchronous and asynchronous design patterns, write code, and deliver with speed and quality
  • Produce high quality software that is unit tested, code reviewed, and checked in regularly for continuous integration


  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Strong command of OOP design and useful patterns
  • Understanding of Android threading problems and solutions
  • Understanding of mobile networking and associated libraries on Android
  • Experience writing Unit Tests with JUnit4
  • Experience with data persistence on Android with Sqlite
  • Familiarity with testable architectures (MVP, MVVM, etc)
  • Familiarity with at least a handful of the most popular Square libraries (especially Dagger)
  • Familiarity with OkHttp and RxJava
  • BS or greater in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years of experience with Java or other OOP language
  • 3 years of experience with the Android SDK

If you are interested in learning more about this role please apply to this ad!
Android, mobile

Zach Thompson

Zach has over six years of recruiting experience and is part of blueStone Recruiting's Mobile and Application Development division. Zach has been married to his wife, Jacky, for 10 years and has two boys, ages 7 and 4. When he’s not connecting with top development talent or spending time with his family, Zach competes in BBQ competitions in Chicago and truly has award winning ribs. He is also a huge Iowa Hawkeye and Chicago White Sox fan.

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