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Senior Android Developer

Location: City, IL.
Company Description:

Dentsu delivers experience-led transformation, digital and creative solutions for clients globally. We have an extensive client roster across verticals, leveraging our deep Salesforce cloud and technology expertise, Global Innovation Accelerator Nowlab and award-winning creative thinking.  

 

dentsu creative is a collective of agencies at the forefront of culture and innovation. Formed in January of 2021, we are one of the most globally awarded teams across the Dentsu network. Composed of dentsuMB, 360i, and Isobar, amongst other notable agencies, we work with clients to provide solutions that meet people at every single point of their brand journey and are committed to upholding a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusivity. 

 

We are champions for meaningful progress and we strive to be a force for good—for our people, for our clients, for the industry and for our society. We keep our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. We embed diversity, in our mindset, in our solutions and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable and culturally fluent environment. Building this culture within our teams makes us better collaborators with each other and with our clients, driving better outcomes for all.  

Job Description:

We are seeking Senior Android Engineers who have proven experience developing and supporting native Android mobile applications in a collaborative environment to develop highly interactive digital experiences. 

Candidates will take direction from managers and tech leads while communicating issues, providing estimates, and helping to envision creative solutions to technical issues. Senior Android Engineers must identify project risks, raise concerns with project leadership, and provide alternatives to handling risks by working with creative, experience, and development team members to identify and resolve issues.  

The ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability to master new / emerging technologies, stay up-to-date with relevant technologies, and proactively suggest architecture changes and new coding practices. They must also take initiative to offer technical direction and creative solutions, including leading code reviews and mentoring more junior developers. 

The candidate must have consulting experience, be a team player with a positive attitude, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.  

Qualifications:

 

Qualifications: 

 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline 

  • 5+ years of software development experience 

  • 3+ years of professional experience in developing Android mobile applications 

  • Experience developing Android applications in Kotlin and Java 

  • Expert understanding of Android SDK (Activity/Fragment Lifecycle, Services, Push, Location Services, Biometric Authentication) 

  • Expert with one or more common modern mobile architectural patterns (MVP, MVVM, VIPER) and reactive programming 

  • Experience with Android end-to-end app development and marketplace release process. 

  • Experience creating and collaborating to create unit and integration test cases using tools like Espresso 

  • Solid grasp of mobile networking concepts, RESTful API and GraphQL web services 

  • Experience with source control tools like Git 

  • Expertise in app memory management, multithreading, networking & Security 

 

Perks: 

  • Great compensation package 

  • Comprehensive healthcare plans 

  • 401(k) with employer match 

  • Flexible time-off 

  • 16 weeks paid parental leave 

Additional Information:

Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.
Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company, on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undue hardship on the Company. Please contact [email protected] if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process or to request or discuss an accommodation in connection with a job at the Company to which you are applying.

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