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Senior Software Engineer (Android)

Toronto · Full-time · Senior

About The Position

The multi-screen streaming video and the interactive TV space is growing rapidly. Accedo delivers rich media apps on multiple platforms ranging from Smart TVs, gaming consoles and media devices to smart phones and tablets.


At Accedo, you will be part of a diverse and multi-disciplined development team, gaining exposure to cutting-edge technologies. This means working with some of the largest global media brands in the industry, e.g. Netflix, Spotify, BBC, HBO and Deutsche Telekom, just to name a few. Working in a highly collaborative and international environment, you will help transform requirements and designs into high performing feature rich applications on a wide variety of web based platforms and devices. 


Who are we?


We are Accedo and have more than ten years of experience helping hundreds of TV platform operators, broadcasters, media companies, and consumer electronics manufacturers across the globe to design, deliver and manage the next generation video user experience across a vast range of connected devices.


Accedo offers a truly global working environment, with offices all over the world, including Stockholm, London, New York, Silicon Valley, Sydney, and Hong Kong, amongst others.


At the end of the day, our employees are what make us who we are, which means we work hard to create a good working environment with plenty of opportunities to grow and develop within Accedo, wherever they want to be in the world. We are on a journey, and are always open to ideas and individuals that want to contribute to making that journey a success.


Accedo is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer (Android) to join its growing Engineering team in Toronto, Canada. At Accedo you will be part of a diverse and multi-disciplined team, gain exposure to cutting edge technologies and can work with some of the largest global media brands in the industry. Working in a highly collaborative environment, you will help transform requirements and designs into high performing and feature rich applications on a wide variety of web based platforms and devices. This is an exciting entry-level position for a detail-oriented person who is passionate about technology. If this sounds like you, we want you to apply!


Objective of role: Primarily software development of Android and other front end video streaming 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 will involve a close relationship with all Accedo’s NAM-based development teams including Guadalajara, Mexico.


  • Do you want to create best-in-class video streaming applications, together with talented colleagues in a friendly work environment?
  • Do you keep on top of all things Google and Android, and enjoy reading blogs and articles regarding the world of Android development?
  • Are you passionate about Agile development process and improving the efficiency of the software development process?
  • If so, then this is the team you want to join. We care about software craftsmanship, constantly improving our work and ourselves while having fun doing it!

Requirements

Skills and Experience:


  • Strong Java/Kotlin development experience with an impressive Android project (or several!) in the Play 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
  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or equivalent app development work experience
  • 5+ years’ professional experience developing native Android applications
  • Extensive hands-on development experience using Java, Kotlin is a plus
  • Extensive experience with Android SDK, Android Studio and modern Developer Tools
  • Experience with AndroidTV, FireTV, Chromecast, VR/AR is definitely a plus


Professional Requirements:



  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or equivalent app development work experience
  • 5+ years’ professional experience developing native Android applications
  • Extensive hands-on development experience using Java, Kotlin is a plus
  • Extensive experience with Android SDK, Android Studio and modern Developer Tools
  • Experience with AndroidTV, FireTV, Chromecast, VR/AR is definitely a plus
  • Ability to develop against a variety of web architectures and services (HTTP, JSON, REST, etc.)
  • Good understanding of mobile device variants, capabilities and constraints
  • Experience in other tech stacks is also beneficial (ReactNative, HTML/JS, Obj-C/Swift, etc.)
  • Exposure to Agile, Continuous Integration/Distribution, Test Driven Development
  • Must have excellent problem solving skills and love technical challenges
  • Experience in video and media based development projects (video players, DRM, OVPs, Advertising, Analytics) is beneficial
  • Experience integrating open source or 3rd party API’s and libraries highly desirable
  • Good command of English, any other language is a plus

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