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Principal Android Engineer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Position Type : Full time Type Of Hire : Experienced (relevant combo of work and education) Education Desired : Bachelor of Science Travel Percentage : 10 - 15%Job DescriptionWe are FIS. Our technology powers the world's economy and our teams bring innovation to life. We champion diversity to deliver the best products and solutions for our colleagues, clients and communities. If you're ready to start learning, growing and making an impact with a career in fintech, we'd like to know: Are you FIS?About the role: The Principal Android Engineer will play a critical role in driving innovation and growth for the Banking Solutions business. As a Principal Android Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in leading our Mobile development team to create cutting-edge mobile applications. You will be responsible for architecting, designing, and implementing high-quality Android solutions that meet our business objectives and exceed user expectations. Your technical expertise, leadership skills, and strategic vision will drive the success of our Mobile projects and contribute to the overall growth of our company.What you will be doing: -- Lead the design and development of robust and scalable Mobile applications, ensuring adherence to best practices and industry standards.-- Architect and implement high-quality codebase using Kotlin and Java, leveraging Android SDK, Jetpack components, third-party libraries-- Work closely with react native, Ionic and iOS engineering teams to provide android expertise.-- Collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and backend engineers to translate business requirements into technical solutions and drive product innovation.-- Provide technical leadership and mentorship to the Mobile development team, conducting code reviews, knowledge sharing sessions, and performance evaluations.-- Drive continuous improvement initiatives in development processes, code quality, performance optimization, and software architecture.-- Stay updated with the latest trends and advancements in Android development, evaluate new technologies/tools, and make informed recommendations for adoption.-- Participate in cross-functional meetings, sprint planning, and agile ceremonies to ensure alignment on project goals, timelines, and deliverables.-- Champion a culture of innovation, creativity, and excellence within the Mobile development team, fostering collaboration and a positive work environment.-- Act as a subject matter expert on Android development topics, provide technical guidance to stakeholders, and contribute to technical documentation and knowledge sharing efforts.What you will need: -- Strong proficiency in Android development using Kotlin and Java, with a deep understanding of Android SDK, Jetpack components, and related frameworks.-- Experience in designing and developing complex, high-performance Android applications with a focus on user experience, performance, and scalability.-- Knowledge of modern software development practices such as Agile methodologies, continuous integration, and test-driven development (TDD).-- Familiarity with mobile UI/UX principles, material design guidelines, and responsive design techniques.-- Demonstrated ability to innovate and leverage new technologies, tools, and techniques to solve complex technical challenges and improve development processes.-- Experience with performance optimization, memory management, and debugging tools to ensure smooth and efficient operation of Android applications.-- Proactive in identifying potential issues, proposing solutions, and driving continuous improvement in code quality, performance, and best practices.-- Experience developing engineering applications for a large corporation.-- Demonstrated project development and leadership skills.-- Current understanding of best practices regarding system security measures-- Preferred degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar relevant field preferred-- Deep understanding and commitment to software engineering principles and processes (e.g., Lean, Agile, DevOps) and continuous improvement through measurement.Added bonus if you have: -- Demonstrates judgment and flexibility; thinks about issues and develops solutions that thoughtfully take the broader context into account - positively deals with a shifting demand for time, priorities, and the rapid change of environments.-- Takes an ownership approach to engineering and product outcomes.-- Action-oriented self-starter who can set strategy and drive execution with a "roll up the sleeves" approach.-- Excellent interpersonal communication, negotiation and influencing skills to work effectively with all stakeholders (internal & external), making information-based decisions.-- Penchant for excellence, both personally and professionally, demonstrated by intellectual curiosity, record of accomplishment, and reputation; shows strong attention to detail and implementation of best practices with an inclination for continuous improvement.-- Ability to quickly establish strong credibility with employees, business partners and external resources.-- Embodies and delivers the firm's values and culture towards colleagues, clients, and communities:o Win as one teamo Lead with integrityo Be the changeJoin us in shaping the future of mobile technology and delivering impactful experiences to our users. If you are a passionate and driven Android engineer with a track record of excellence, we welcome you to apply and be part of our dynamic team.What we offer you: A career at FIS is more than just a job. It's the change to shape the future of fintech. At FIS, we offer you: --- A voice in the future of fintech --- Always-on learning and development--- Collaborative work environment --- Opportunities to give back --- Competitive salary and benefitsFIS is committed to providing its employees with an exciting career opportunity and competitive compensation. The pay range for this full-time position is $143,040.00 - $240,310.00 and reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position based on the posted role, level, and location. Within the range, actual individual starting pay is determined additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Any changes in work location will also impact actual individual starting pay. Please consult with your recruiter about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.Privacy StatementFIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the Online Privacy Notice.EEOC StatementFIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here supplement document available hereFor positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.Sourcing ModelRecruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.#pridepass

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