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Android Software Engineer

Engineering | Addison, TX | Full Time

Job Description

ABOUT Bottle Rocket:

Bottle Rocket is an award-winning Dallas-based mobile strategy, design, and development company leading top brands like NBCUniversal, Coca-Cola, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, PetSmart, and Mary Kay through mobile innovation. Since 2008, we have developed over 180 (and counting) iPhone, iPad, and Android applications, as well as building experiences for streaming devices, wearables, VR headsets, and connected TV. To us, mobile and innovative technology is more than enhancements in our daily lives. They are game-changing platforms uniting information, entertainment, and enterprise solutions.

As a part of WPP, the world’s largest advertising and marketing services company made up of 150 different companies around the world including companies like Ogilvy & Mather, Young & Rubicam, JWT, Grey, Wunderman, and AKQA, we have the horsepower to expand not only in the industry, but across the world.

 

ABOUT working for Bottle Rocket:

Bottle Rocket is a rapidly growing mobile development company at the forefront of app revolution. Our team is comprised of mature, self-motivated professionals who bring passion to their craft. We do what it takes to get the job done, but never stop trying to improve ourselves and our services.  By day, we sweat the details and build awesome mobile experiences – and our passion doesn’t end there. After hours, we’re those people standing in line for the latest games and technology. Bottle Rocket does not only exceed standards – we set news ones (and have fun while doing it).

We take pride in our employees and their future. We have repeatedly been named the Dallas Business Journal's Best Places to Work, The Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work, and the Inc. 500. Our work has won an unprecedented number of Apple Hall of Fame awards.

We have even been featured on Forbes America’s Most Promising Companies List. And our Founder and CEO was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for our region.

Bottle Rocket will never stop pushing the limits of mobile design, information architecture, and capabilities of the platforms we embrace. We love embracing the impossible in game development, TV Everywhere, enterprise, commerce, publishing, and more. With tens of millions of users interacting with our work every day, Bottle Rocket’s future promises continued growth of both our capacity and capabilities in all areas of our business. We focus on tough problems, improving our work, and creating project plans to release the next award-winning app. If you are passionate about what you do and having fun while doing it, Bottle Rocket may be the place for you.

For more information about our craft, visit bottlerocketstudios.com.
 

ABOUT this position: Android Software Engineer

*PLEASE NOTE, THERE ARE MULTIPLE LEVELS OF ANDROID SOFTWARE ENGINEERS AVAILABLE. LEVEL WILL BE SPECIFIED AFTER SPEAKING WITH ONE OF OUR RECRUITERS OR HR REPRESENTATIVES. 

As part of our growth plan, it's essential that every person we bring on board clearly understands the challenges involved and the expectations placed upon them. As an Android Developer, some of these include:

  • Working independently with minimal guidance and supervision on highly complex, technically advanced projects
  • Having a solid professional development background with an understanding of Software Architecture and Design
  • Developing cutting-edge projects writing high quality code
  • Providing technical guidance, leadership, and oversight on assigned projects
  • Helping grow the technical knowledge and skills of other developers
  • Be awesome, grow amazingly, have some fun!

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new Android apps
  • Maintain existing Android apps
  • Manage your own time
  • Manage your own part of projects
  • Some Architecting
  • Ability to train others
  • Ability to work directly with management to help build the Android development practice.

Requirements:

  • 6 months experience developing Android apps for a company or on your own
  • Minimum 2 years experience developing professional-level software
  • Deep understanding of the platform
  • Deep understanding of hardware requirements
  • Develop an example project as part of the interviewing process
  • Provide screen shots of existing apps that you worked on including links to those apps or information on those apps
  • Work on-site (Dallas, Texas)

Bonus Points:

  • Have apps posted to Android Market or Amazon Appstore
  • Experience building custom interfaces
  • Long-time Mac user
  • Outline the types of apps you feel most comfortable making (we develop a variety of apps and want to know where your strengths lie)

*Only direct to client applicants should apply. No 3rd party agencies.