Technical Architect (Android)

Role Summary:

As a Technical Architect, you will own the Android app and strive to deliver the best learning experience out there to our learners that upGrad is known for. A major part of your role would involve thinking about new features and new ways to deliver quality learning experience to our learners

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Lead a project end-to-end and collaborate across functions.
  • Drive planning, estimation and execution.
  • Understand requirements well and come up with efficient design, while developing complex, well backed and bug-free products
  • Be the go-to person for the mobile application developers and mentor the team from a technical POV Communicate clearly, gets clarification and establish expectations for all stakeholders
  • Help establish SDLC best practices and high standards of code quality. Proactively identifies and resolves issues in requirements, design and code
  • Perform peer code reviews and help us all get better

*Skills: *

  • Minimum 6+ years of hands-on Android development experience
  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, Android architectural patterns especially MVVM and their importance in scalable software development process
  • Hands on in Java and object oriented concepts. Understanding of Google Android design principles and interface guidelines
  • Experience of Android Live Data, Kotlin and Constraint layout would be a huge plus
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services
  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning. A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Working knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications

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