Lead Android Software Engineer

Agile, Analysis, Android, Architecture, Automated, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Development, Embedded, Embedded Software, JNI, Linux, Management, Scrum, Security, Software Engineer, System Architecture, Wireless
Full Time
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Job Description

Job Description: Lead Android Software Engineer


PeopleNet's platform development group is seeking a Lead Android Software Engineer for its on-board computer team. PeopleNet is a growing company providing fleet mobility technology for North America's transportation industry. We focus on innovative products creating the next-generation standard in technology-driven fleet performance and decision-making management. The company provides a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, in addition to the satisfaction of working with an industry leader.

Primary Responsibilities:

This position will involve software system architecture and requires advanced design experience for real-time/pseudo real-time Android/Embedded LINUX systems. You will be part of a core design group architecting mobile on-board computer and communications systems for PeopleNet. The work includes development of vehicle data collection, wireless communications, system architecture, USB, and data analysis applications.

* Develop software in an Android environment, leveraging Embedded LINUX components integration via NDK.

* Participate in Agile product planning and management activities

* Ensures work-product is of high quality through the use of best practices such as code documentation and the use of automated code analysis tools

* Participates in the requirements gathering, requirement analysis, design, code, test and maintenance phases of software product development life cycle

* Provides strategic direction for systems across functional teams

* Takes responsibility for cross platform (on-board and display system) design and development

* Partners with teams across the organization to drive business and technical solutions to completion

* Mentors (formally & informally) senior-level team members across functional areas. Potentially leads professional development of other engineers

* Leads projects from a technical perspective


* Creates designs that cross functional areas

* Able to balance priorities across functional areas

* Comfortable working and collaborating in a fast-paced, Agile (Scrum) development environment

* Willing to engage multi-disciplinary teams to drive and implement innovative technology solutions

Required Skills:

* 5+ years of Android development experience

* Strong working knowledge/experience with Android SDK and Android system architecture

* Solid understanding of Android internals

* Experience with Android Studio (gradle)

* Proven experience with various Android IPC mechanisms

* Proven experience with Android Services

* Working knowledge of Android application security and permissions model

Preferred Skills:

* Android NDK (JNI, Android.mk, ndk-build)

* Linux experience

* Some C/C++ experience

* Embedded software development experience including cross-platform development
Dice Id : 10166629
Position Id : 13722
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