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Sr. Mobile Device Software Developer

Apex Systems
Detroit, Michigan, United States
The Connected Customer and Mobility Solutions Team is seeking an ambitious and creative software engineer who will contribute to the development of new Telematics/Infotainment applications that are downloaded and/or directly integrated to in-vehicle infotainment. As a member of the in-vehicle applications team, this individual will work hand in hand with stakeholders and other engineers throughout the entire product development lifecycle in order to define, design, develop, and deliver groundbreaking applications that re-define the driving experience.

Key Responsibilities:
This position is based in Detroit, MI
The Software Engineer will be responsible for application development and support including story elaboration, estimation, analysis, design, programming, unit/integration testing and code debugging leveraging the Scrum framework. This person will work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, and Agile environment and will contribute to team commitments and deliverables. This person will:
Proficiently build and maintain Android applications that contribute to the connected car feature roadmap
Generate automated test cases based on feature development within applications
Elaborate, estimate, and design for small increments of work based on sprint planning
Perform and participate in root cause analysis of coding defects
Commit to completing well-defined work and deliver on those commitments
Swarm around tasks along with other Scrum team members
Pair program with different people in many situations as dictated by sprint planning strategies
Report status of assigned software development and/or maintenance tasks
Consistently follow the specified software development methodology
Model courageous and continuous learning to the team. Actively help team members continuously learn and build expertise.
Promote improvements in programming practices such as acceptance test driven development, continuous integration, and test automation
Continuously learn and challenge the organization concerning new practices, processes, technologies, and languages
Contribute to a strong team using their collaboration skills.
Perform manual unit and regression test cases as situationally required to support swarming on open tasks within a sprint
Prospective candidates possess a high degree of creativity, problem-solving skills, a drive for results, the ability to prioritize and break-down complex tasks, the ability to develop peer relationships, and a strong technical learning capability.

BS in Computer Science or similar field of study along with applicable work experience
Experience with Android UI design (including custom views)
Experience writing Android clients for Web Services (REST, RPC, and/or SOAP)
Experience with Android Activities and Fragments
Experience with multi-threaded development on Android platforms
Firm understanding of Intents, ContentProviders, Services, BroadcastReceivers, Handlers and AIDL.
Proven experience with object-oriented design and design patterns
Experience using source code control systems such as Git and pull request processes
Knowledge of and desire to work in an Agile development environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
Creative problem solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions
Must have strong teamwork orientation and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams
Must have the desire to be a people leader
Needs good work ethic and strong sense of ownership of end result
Experience with native Android UI development for embedded (vehicle) systems
Experience with Kotlin and RX Java methods
Thorough knowledge of evolving Android platforms (Android M, Android P, etc.)
Experience with Agile development methodologies including XP practices, test-driven development and pair programming
Awareness of the Android UI/UX guidelines
Experience with mapping and search providers
Experience with other Google APIs (licensing, in-app billing, etc)
Experience leveraging Android Widgets
Experience with Internationalization and Localization
Experience with Alexa and Google assistant Skill/Action development

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Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or - provided by Dice

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