App Developer


  • Sugar Land, TX
  • Contract
  • Git

  • Android Studio IDE

  • Google Android Studio

  • Android SDK

  • Gradle

  • Job Posted: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

  • Expires On: Friday, May 12, 2017

  • Job Type: Contract

  • Duration: 6 months

  • Desired Experience: 6-10 years

  • Work Authorization: Resident/Citizen, Citizen, EAD


  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable Java code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Integrate support for third party hardware, platforms, and services into existing applications.


  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes
  • Familiarity with both RESTful APIs and WebSockets 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
  • Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as touch
  • Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Understanding of Googles Android design principles and interface guidelines
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Familiarity with continuous integration
  • Experience with both Google's Android Studio IDE and with leveraging Gradle for builds
  • Home Automation protocol experience (Z-wave,ZigBee, and/or Thread) is a plus