Senior Android Engineer - 247 SportsApply
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- Responsible for development and contributing to significant parts of codebase for a high profile, high customer volume app
- Contribute to the technical foundation, user experience and feature set of both the 247 Sports App, and the CBS Sports App
- Launch the 247 Sports Android App
- Implement native app Message Board Functionality
- Implement subscription billing
- Componentize 247 Sports and CBS Sports App into libraries
- At least 4 years experience writing high-profile Android apps
- Extremely thorough knowledge of the Android programming environment.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
- Sound programming fundamentals: experience working with memory management, thread synchronization, and event-based programming issues; utilization of sound engineering principles in writing code.
- Experience working with a distributed team. Our cross-functional engineers are based in Kansas City, Nashville, and Sydney, Australia. Your direct team will be in Kansas City.
- Ability to integrate third-party APIs and tools such as Video players, Subscription services etc.
- Very strong interpersonal skills; must be able to demonstrate an ability to work well with other non-technical members of the development team.
- Superior knowledge of the Agile approach to working
- Ability to provide cost estimates for the design and develop phase in partnership with internal stakeholders
- Built high-level user interfaces using rapid prototyping methodologies
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal skills
- A passion for sports
- Bonus if you have existing public libraries and code on Github