Senior Android Developer


Website Datacom Datacom Group Ltd

We proudly bring together technology and expertise to deliver sustainable solutions for some of New Zealand and Australia’s largest and most successful corporations.

Please note that as this is a contract role, we will only be able to accept applications from candidates who are currently based in New Zealand.

Our purpose: Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in

About Us: We have over 6,200 people across our global offices, and generate an annual revenue of over $1.2 billion, this makes us one of Australasia’s largest professional IT services companies. We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, providing IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations. With this comes a long list of significant clients Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.

About the Role: The Senior Android Developer role is responsible for the core coded business logic for the developed application or platform. They should be intimately familiar with the languages and design patterns used in the application and strive to deliver code that is well structured and maintainable.

It is their job to understand the business requirements for a feature or component of the application or platform and deliver the code to fulfil those requirements. The developer will be responsible for working with the relevant domain team members to ensure that all solutions are developed/coded and configured (including reporting) to ensure that the solution achieves the intended business requirements. We are looking for Android developers both seeking permanent or contract roles.

What you’ll bring: Extensive experience with developing mobile applications within agile teams

Proven product development skills using Java, Android libraries, XML, etc.

Strong understanding on Mobile best practice and mobile design patterns

Proficiency MVVM, MVP

Experience with APIs, Swagger, etc.

Good business experience and understanding across several industries helping reshape parts of business to achieve agreed outcomes

Excellent communication skills, with a strong focus on helping create cohesive, collaborative and productive virtual teams

Good conceptual and problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly learn and pick up new technologies

Experience in CI/CD practices and tooling. Familiar with Apple App Store Connect, Test Flight, MS App Center and Google Play Store Console

Over 5 years of expertise in mobile application development, coupled with a strong foundation in contemporary native programming languages, including Java and Kotlin.Experience in SDKs, Web Services, APIs, Modules

Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use able to understand product requirements and do feasibility checks

Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers

Collaborate with UI/UX, Product Owners and Architects to get the best out of available technology good communication skills with client stakeholder and internal team members

Responsibilities: Develop code in a clear, maintainable way with a focus on ease of use & performance.

Be familiar with development frameworks and platform capabilities and use established, common design patterns. Develop for re-use wherever possible

Work with Product Manager, BA, Dev Lead, and domain team to design and deliver customer outcomes

Understand the business domain at a high level, and understand the feature & functions you are working on at a detailed level

Work with QA to design and run key functional tests as part of development activity

Work with the Business Analyst to resolve gaps or ambiguities in the functional design

Working with Android connectivity such as bluetooth, wifi direct, wired serial etc.

Experience working on Android launcher, understand Android system services etc.

Experience working on low level Android services, NDK

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