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ANDROID DEVELOPER (6 month contract)

Apply now Job no:972403
Area:Seven West Media
Salary (FTE):non EBA
Work type:Fixed term contract
Location: Sydney

In this role your primary focus will be to plan, implement and maintain Android development efforts across a variety of large-scale applications, including high-profile sporting and media events. 

You will be working in a fun and past-paced environment with development teams across the Seven West Media group to deliver testable, reusable and extensible applications. You will also leverage your prior experience to provide strategic technical recommendations to support our expanding digital product offering in mobile, video, e-commerce and social.


  • Design and build advanced applications for the Android platform.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Work with a variety of internal and external data sources and API’s.
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.
  • Build Android applications that are compatible with a vast majority of Android devices available in the market.
  • Utilize automation tools to streamline your development workflow.
  • Document architecture and technical aspects of solutions.
  • Perform code reviews on work completed by peers.
  • Maintain a leading-edge understanding of mobile application development tools and trends.
  • Deliver scalable solutions utilizing modern cloud hosting and infrastructure platforms.
  • Prototype creative solutions quickly and engage others to craft and implement technical solutions.
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders at all stages of the development lifecycle.
  • Be prepared and willing to work effectively on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Use industry-standard project management tools to track progress and measure your time.
  • Ensure products meet client data security standards as well as legal and international requirements (i.e. geo-fencing and other content delivery rules).

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject.
  • 3+ years of professional Android development experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes and resolutions.
  • Excellent understanding of libraries such as RxJava/Dagger/OkHttp/Retrofit
  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines.
  • Experience crafting pixel-perfect user interfaces with complex interactions and animation.
  • Strong understanding of the full development stack and the ability to integrate Android applications with a variety of backend services.
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications.
  • Extensive experience with version control systems.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration.
  • At least one app currently published and live on an Android play store.

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