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Android Architect/Technical Advisor

Mobile Guild | Atlanta, GA | Full Time

Job Description


We marry design and engineering language in ways that produce impactful and memorable experience journeys. We partner all the way to continuously improve our clients’ digital maturity. Our Studio network brings the optimal combination of skill, scale, and cost for each stage of the product development lifecycle. And to do this we need great transformational people that want to impact the projects and organizations that they work with. 

We are looking for an exceptional Android Architect/Technical Advisor   to work with our cross-functional team, and join our world-class community of talented experts. Core to this need are expertise in:

Must Have Requirements: 

  • 10+ years of experience in developing mobile solutions with strong expertise on the Android platform
  • Architect mobile applications for Android mobile platform
  • Lead development efforts on native mobile apps using Android Java development environment
  • Lead the team to establish Mobile framework and develop reusable components to expedite the delivery of Mobile solutions
  • Create Technical Documents like reference architecture, architecture views, design specifications
  • Knowledge of technology landscape and new technologies and be able to determine business impact
  • Improve upon existing Continuous Development Continuous Integration (CI/CD) pipeline for quicker delivery of code releases.
  • Ability to adopt frequent upgrades on major Android platform
  • Code for native apps for Android, using both API calls to the existing application and embedding business logic into the app
  • Disseminate best practices for Android code development
  • Create proof of concept prototypes for new features
  • Lead peer design reviews, code reviews, and enforcing standard coding practices to ensure quality releases
  • Work closely with other developers to achieve a high level of code coverage
  • Coach junior and senior team members
  • Actively involved in creating a learning organization to improve processes and performance
  • In depth knowledge of Native Android, API, Web Services, backend and cloud services

Nice to Have Requirements:

  • Experience with mobile-specific functionality, such as location, push notifications, camera interaction, and cross-app interaction
  • Designed and developed apps that use both APIs and business embedded logic to achieve the mobile app's desired functionality
  • Developed apps where the user experience is as important as the business functionality
  • Learned firsthand how to optimize apps for performance
  • Proficient in latest development tools/environments. Experience with Code Collaborator, Resharper, Jenkins, Git and Nuget preferred
  • Experienced in end-to-end Enterprise mobile development lifecycle with understanding of app distribution, MDM/MAM, mobile security, connectivity
  • Worked with collaboration tools such as JIRA or VersionOne supporting Agile environment
  • Be highly adaptable, a driver of change, and capable of quickly rallying teams
  • A desire to learn and apply new technology to create more engaging, easier, and valuable applications
  • Attention to detail and ability to deliver market-ready products within tight deadlines
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguous situations, with minimal direct guidance
  • Experience in and knowledge of the airline industry is a plus with a strong business knowledge and understanding of airport systems 

We are a thriving Community of top technology talent that is globally connected. We Engage, Make, Run and Evolve the technology that makes many brands that you know and love. So let’s take this journey together. No matter where you are on your digital career roadmap, we can help you grow and have fun doing it. 

Cognizant Softvision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No 3rd Party Agency Candidates.