Senior Android Software Engineer

Hyderabad, IN

Job Description / Skills Required

Come be part of a fast growing, well-funded and exciting startup in Silicon Valley. Peel makes the world’s leading smart remote application which turns your mobile device into a universal remote control. Our technology is preloaded on many of the world’s top-selling Android devices. Peel application is preloaded into 500 million+ devices so far and has 160 million+ registered users with 10 billion+ remote commands handled every month. Help us revolutionize the TV viewing experience and achieve our goal of becoming the universal controller for the connected home.

Job Description:

Architect, design, and develop applications for the Android platform. Through continuous experimentation figure out ways to grow the user base & app usage.
Work with multi-disciplinary team in an agile and fast paced development environment to define, create, and maintain the application.
Drive Test Driven Development throughout the life-cycle of the application. Write and execute unit, functional and integration tests. Perform and support system-level troubleshooting.
Write requirements and design documents in compliance with our internal processes.
Execute all projects in compliance with company development guidelines.
Technical Skills:

Proficient with mobile software development using Java.
Strong understanding & experience with Design patterns, Data Structures.
Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect mobile applications with back-end services.
Demonstrable capability to use OS frameworks for multi-threading, data persistence,and adapting user interface across multiple screen sizes.
Experience with developing custom UIs and animations.
Familiarity with ad integration, cloud message APIs and push notifications.
Experience with performance and memory usage tuning.
Developed a culture of benchmarking and optimization.
Well versed with code versioning tools such as Git and continuous integration(Jenkins).
Comfortable working in agile product development environment, building from scratch and continuously improving it.
Leadership/Soft Skills:

Drive architecture and technology choices for the mobile products.
Ability to lead mobile projects through complete development life-cycle.
Ability to lead and mentor a group of engineers.
Passionate about delivering high quality user experience.
Self-starter, strong sense of ownership, gets things done.
Capable of making timely decisions while dealing with uncertainties & inadequate information.
Who we want:

BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering with 5+ years of experience.
Been part of complete development life cycles of at least two applications.

What else do we offer? Here are some of the benefits at Peel:

Competitive base salary.
Stock Options.
Employee outings and enrichment.
Employee Provident Fund (PF).
Health Insurance.
Term Life Insurance.
On-site snacks/beverages/gourmet coffee.
Ping Pong, and other games.