Reuters TV

Android Software Engineer

New York City, NY

The Android Software Engineer is a full time position at our New York office. You will be responsible for the development and management of mobile software on the Android platform. As an experienced engineer, you will influence how we build features and products as well as the best practices and patterns we use for development and automated testing. With your peers, you’ll manage product implementation across the Android ecosystem.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Drive feature development for our Android products on specific projects and take ownership of end-to-end product quality
  • Lead prototypes of new ideas and explore new technologies on the forefront of news delivery, mobile technology, and commerce
  • Contribute to Reuters TV expansion by working closely with other platform developers to ensure product consistency across mobile and Web
  • Collaborate with Product and Analytics colleagues to build out A/B experimentation frameworks and usage reporting
  • Advise Product and Marketing colleagues on the latest developments in the Android ecosystem for adding and promoting innovative new product features.

Qualifications:

  • Proven and demonstrable experience on Android development with hands on experience of interactive application development paradigms (animations, dynamics/physics engines), concurrency, networking and data persistence, and media frameworks
  • Proven experience in designing, developing and debugging connected applications with Web services/content providers, including use of REST APIs and JSON
  • Advanced ability to convert complex requirements and abstract concepts into working designs and software applications
  • Experience in the full software development life cycle
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong ability to evaluate alternatives and understand business implications and impact
  • Proactive and self-motivated; excellent communicator
  • Experience with multimedia frameworks, advanced video players, and video streaming on mobile devices
  • OO design and data modeling skills
  • Confident and proud of your work
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Value judgment and common sense over process
  • BS in Computer Sciences or Computer Engineering or equivalent required
  • Some international travel may be required inline with individual project requirements
  • A sense of humor always helps

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