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Android Developer

Company: Populus Financial Group
Location: Irving
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary
The safety and wellbeing of our customers and employees is our top priority. Most of our Corporate office operates remotely as we continue to closely monitor COVID-19 updates at the national and local levels (some positions may operate on-site).

Populus is an amazing company where our employees stay because they love their teams and the growth opportunities. Additionally, we offer a competitive 401K match, a generous paid time off package, and Health Benefits.

Our mission is to provide a broad range of quality financial products and services delivered with best-in-class customer service. We work and lead with integrity, and we celebrate employees who exemplify our values. Come join our team!

Populus Financial Group is creating a new Mobile and Technology Innovation organization and is seeking to onboard a Mobile Android Developer to help build our next generation of mobile applications (iOS and Android). Populus is looking for an Android Developer to help us build awesome Android apps that integrate with our services platform. The Mobile group is responsible for application architecture, development and innovation of new feature development to support consumer mobile solutions. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in Android design and development, with one or more apps in the Google Play store. At Populus it isn't enough to be able to produce great code, we want you to be able to produce great ideas and shape the future of our product.

Major Responsibilities
Responsible for working on different layers of the Android apps
Help architect and maintain our set of native mobile applications
Partner closely with our design and product team to architect a gorgeous application that flows seamlessly and works intuitively with our users
Building applications in memory- and network-constrained scenarios
Influence every aspect of the Android development process from API creation, design, and product
Own important pieces of the product that has high visibility both internally and externally
Envision new products and features that are inspired, considered, and magical
Participate in the full SDLC (RUP/Agile), including meetings, iterative development, estimations and design session

Key Competencies
Excellent Oral Communicator
Sense of Urgency
Effective Multi-tasking
Self-Motivated and Proactive Approach to Role
Problem Solving
Attention to Detail
Excellent Written Communication
Excellent Public Speaker

Internal/External Interactions
Management Team
Design & Product Team

Minimum Qualifications
5+ years of experience in software development with a strong command of object-oriented principles.
Bachelor's degree required in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field or equivalent experience.
Deep understanding of Android UX and UI design paradigms.
In-depth knowledge of Android - Kotlin, J2EE/J2ME, Android SDK, Eclipse Android application development tools, including Android Studio, and ADT.
Experience integrating with RESTful API backends.
Demonstrable experience with real-world Android projects for the App Store or Enterprise distribution.
Experience building and delivering highly scalable, reliable, and complex software systems on-time and on budget.
Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, continuous integration, build processes, testing, and operations.
A commitment to writing quality code including writing Unit and UI Automated tests.
An eagerness to learn new things and to help others do the same.
Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and project management to understand requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the major responsibilities.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand or walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop or bend; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Must have appropriate vision to see up close, and at a distance with ability to adjust vision and focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position might require long hours and weekend work.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in some work environments can be moderate.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted, as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

EEO Statement
Populus Financial Group is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. In compliance with applicable law, Populus Financial Group does not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, pregnancy status, or any other protected classification. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotions, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

Keywords: Populus Financial Group, Irving , Android Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Irving, Texas

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