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Software Engineer - Android

Auckland · Full-time · Intermediate

About The Position

Accedo - Transforming the Video Experience

Accedo develops applications and solutions for the Television, Broadcast and Streaming industry, providing a range of engineering challenges for our Development Teams. We offer a portfolio of experience-centric video solutions that enable our customers to monetise video and transform video services to meet rapidly changing consumer expectations and to compete better. Accedo customers include over 350 of the world’s leading video service providers, such as Sky TV NZ, Vodafone NZ, Spark, TVNZ, Fox, HBO, NBC Universal, StarHub, among many others.


What we are looking for

Accedo is looking for talented Android Developers / Engineers to join its growing Professional Services team in Auckland. Your job requirement will be to architect, develop and test Smart TV application. You will be part of a diverse and multi-disciplined development team and have the opportunity to work with some of the largest global media brands in the industry.


Objective of role: Primarily software development of Android and other front end devices applications. You will work on applications for world famous brands from idea stage through to market launch. Your role can also include customer discussions, requirements analysis and testing support. The role can involve a close relationship with Accedo’s overseas offices. 


Skills and Experience

  • Strong Java development experience with an impressive Android project (or several!) in the app store
  • Good understanding of development methodologies, testing practices, and tools and knowing when to apply each method to achieve the desired outcomes
  • Strong experience and knowledge of Design and Architectural patterns and knows when to apply them
  • A solid understanding of mobile application design as well as Java frameworks and development
  • Strong communication skills and knows when to ask for help and bounce ideas and solutions off peers

Responsibilities

  • Writing clean and efficient codes for Android applications
  • Monitoring the performance of live apps and work on optimizing them at the code level
  • Identifying and resolving bottlenecks, rectifying bugs and enhancing application performance
  • Performing unit and instrumentation tests on code
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to define and design new features
  • Staying up to date with new mobile technology trends, applications, and protocols

Eligibility

Only those candidates who are a New Zealand / Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or have a working visa for New Zealand, valid for at least the next 2 years, will be considered for this role. Accedo will not offer any VISA support / Sponsorship for this role.

Requirements

Professional Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • You have prior experience as an Android Developer using Kotlin, Java, Android SDK
  • You have experience in publishing an application on the Google Play store
  • Proven work experience in design patterns mobile architecture using frameworks such as MVVM/MVC/MVP
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to effectively integrate Android applications
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git
  • Familiarity with various testing tools
  • You are a problem solver with good analytical skills

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