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Android Developer
Ref No.: 16-04120
Location: Dallas, Texas
Start Date: 11/16/2016
Position: Senior Mobile Developer: Android
  • Long-Term Contract – 12+ Months

Bill Rate Information:
  • Bill Rate: $110




What Interest The Manager: Resume's That Include:
  • Overall Development Experience: Overall Development: 5+ Years Mobile Development Focus: 4+ Years
  • Candidate Tenure: Long-Term Projects and/or Full-Time Roles
  • Previous Projects Roles: Interested In Candidates Who've Held Positions with Larger Companies
  • Developer's Responsibilities While on Project
  • Development Technologies: Native App Experience: Environment: What Did They Use to Develop the App

Candidate Submittals: Information To Include:
  • Subject Line: Position Title & Candidate Name
  • Body of Email: Candidate Name, Email Address, Phone Number, Bill Rate, Conversion Salary and
Pre-Screening Questions/Answers
  • Resume: Candidate Name, Email Address & Phone Number





Interview Process:
  • First Interview with Hiring Manager: Scheduled as one of the following: Phone / Video / In-Person
  • Team Interview: Scheduled as one of the following: Phone / Video / In-Person
  • Additional Interview(s) Maybe Requested


Previous Candidate Interviews:
  • Resume looks good, but candidates are not able to speak to what they did with the technology. IF IT'S ON THEIR RESUME IT IS FAIR GAME TO DISCUSS IN THE INTERVIEW. Please let candidates know this. We've had several interviews which candidates cannot speak to the technology or they do not have experience with the skills listed on their resume. Candidates must have solid OOP concepts knowledge – Most candidates are not able to answer basic programming questions such as hash code, pass by value, pass by reference, etc.



Pre-Screening Questions: Senior Mobile Developer: Android
  • Have you created an App that's in the Android and/or iTunes store?
  • What are the design patterns you've implemented?
  • What's the importance of user interface (UI) in mobile development?
  • How do you write mobile Apps for multiple screen sizes?
  • How do you ensure the data on a mobile phone is secure?



Job Description: Senior Mobile Developer: Android
Excentus is seeking a Senior Android Mobile Developer to develop new applications; the role is also responsible for maintenance and providing guidance and expertise in the mobile space.
Besides expertise in mobile development, candidates will need mature communication skills – Must be able to communicate with internal teams smoothly and efficiently, while being able to articulate technical matters in written form.
The role works collaboratively with Product Management to establish a best in class application for Android devices. The Senior Android Mobile Developer will be critical in helping to develop and document mobile standards. This will involve a lot of communication/involvement at both a technical level, and with various business teams throughout Excentus.

We are interested in Mobile Developers with the following:
  • Guru of all things mobile
  • Android platform knowledge, iOS is a plus
  • Mobile Application Development Best Practices
  • UX expertise - Deep understanding of how user audience would like to use mobile technology, and what will work and what will not
  • Details matter, keen eye for UI
  • Understand customer needs and business related mobile issues in the marketplace
  • Expertise in mobile deployment considerations
Required Skills & Knowledge:
  • Proven track record in Android applications development experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of mobile software development, and 5+ years other software development
  • Technology Knowledge: Java, JavaScript, and HTML/CSS
  • Networking / Communications Knowledge: Web Services, SOAP, JSON, and XML
  • Database Knowledge: SQL, and Database Structure
  • Android Native (At least APIs 10-19)
  • Android Activity Lifecycle
  • Unified Mobile Dev Platform Experience (Such as Titanium)
  • Agile processes
Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field