Android Architect/Technical Advisor

Cognizant Softvision

Atlanta, GA, USA

Full time

Apr 9

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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 

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Cognizant Softvision

We are a leading product engineering company, creating impactful end to end digital products and solutions that connect brands with customers.