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DATE ADDED: Mon 01/10/2018

Android Engineer

Playa Vista, USA


Job Description


Sportsy is looking for an innovative, experienced Android engineer who likes to work in a fast-paced environment. You'll be joining a small development team to build out our Android product and evolve it over time.

Sportsy is changing the way athletes train and coaches coach through our ground breaking mobile training and education platform for sports. You will be building next generation video (recording and delivery), social, gamification and training products.


  • Build advanced applications for the Android platform
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency.
  • Write clear and concise comments
  • Provide level of estimates for features, bug fixes and upgrades
  • Research and share industry innovations and trends
  • Analyze requirements, wireframes and capabilities of related systems to propose appropriate solutions
  • Ship quickly and consistently


  • 3+ Years Android development experience
  • Have published one or more Android apps in the Play Store
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Expert in Java, frameworks, developer tools, and workflows (memory management, debugging, unit testing, continuous integration, provisioning, distributing and submission to the Play Store)
  • MVC / OO programming paradigms
  • Expert understanding of networking, local data caching and multitasking on Android
  • Expert understanding of In-App purchases
  • Experience in delivering / playing video through the mobile device
  • Experience with push notifications
  • Experience in solving complex flow and code architecture
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and ability to troubleshoot issues
  • Intimately familiar with Android design patterns and coding conventions as well as Material Design Guidelines and Play Store Guidelines
  • Solid experience with commonly used 3rd party libraries and services (e.g. KissMetrics, Urban Airship, Facebook)
  • Git version control
  • RESTful web services integration
  • Experience working on small to medium‐sized teams


  • Released or worked on an open source application
  • Development experience with other mobile platforms (e.g. iOS)
  • Infrastructure management and setup
  • Experience leading projects and overseeing other Java developers
  • Python experience
  • MongoDB experience
  • javadoc Experience

Tools We Use

  • Android Studio (or Eclipse)
  • GitHub
  • Paw (or some other HTTP Rest Client)
  • Gradle


  • Comfortable and adaptable in a fast-paced and informal environment
  • You care about building things that people love
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to collaboratively with the product, design and development team
  • Flexible and adaptable to both organizational and project-level changes
  • Strong personal organization and attention to detail
  • Approach technical challenges with an open mind and desire to innovate
  • Ability to work in an agile environment


Company Description
We are made up of a team of entrepreneurs, misfits and rule breakers. Innovation is in our blood. We live for challenges, embrace the difficult and solve the problems most in need of solutions. We build products that impact lives and wow our clients.

Role: Android Engineer
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Location: Playa Vista,

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