Android Developer - MaxPreps

Ref#: 28253
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Cameron Park, CA, US

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Brand Overview:
As America’s source for high school sports, MaxPreps dominates the space in coverage of the hard-earned achievements of student-athletes across the nation. We strive to serve team communities and showcase accomplishments of athletes to families, colleagues, and fans.

Role Details:
We are seeking an experienced Android Developer with a proven track record that will be responsible for the development and maintenance of applications for a range of Android devices. The primary focus of the Android Developer will be development of Android applications and their integration with backend services, leading the full lifecycle of the Android software development. The Android Developer will work with the product, UX and engineering teams in a fun sport-centric and agile environment.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Build advanced applications for the Android platform
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to build and ship new features
  • Write unit tests for reliability, usability, and handling edge cases
  • Fix bugs and improve application performance
  • Help maintain code quality and organization

Key Projects:
  • Build new features to existing applications, and architect new applications
  • Improve the consumer experience via innovative ways to increase speed and performance
  • Modernize the design implementations to existing applications
  • Ensure stability and quality of applications across all heavily used devices
What you bring to the team:

You Have -
  • 3+ years of Android development experience
  • Acted as a key contributor to at least two publically released native Android applications
  • Strong native Android development experience with strong knowledge of the Android SDK, Android Studio, and solid Java development skills
  • Deep familiarity with Android Material Design guidelines
  • Good understanding of networking, local data caching strategies and multi-tasking on Android
  • Deep familiarity with integration of rich media assets, including video, into mobile properties
  • Experience integrating ad serving products and analytics/reporting tools into mobile properties
  • Collaborated closely with product managers, user interface designers, platform engineers, and multiple groups to define and implement product features.
You might also have -
  • Knowledge and interest in sports, sports management, and statistics
  • Experience working with sports-related properties
  • Continuous Build and Test Automation experience
  • Familiarity with HTML 5, CSS, XML, Javascript, JSON, RESTful APIs
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