Intermediate Android Developer


Who We Are

FreshWorks Studio is a Victoria based award winning app development firm that  provides private and public sector organizations with quality web and mobile app solutions. By following agile methodology and planning principles we guide the company's passionate and talented iOS/Android/Web developers to deliver superior app development for start-ups, mid scale enterprises, and governments.

At FreshWorks, you will work with a team of 30+ talented problem solvers in our downtown office who are passionate, collaborative, fun, and extremely motivated. Our family of innovators, creators, and engineers have worked on projects for some highly recognizable clients like BC Ferries, Used.ca, and Harbour Air.


JOB DETAILS

Location

Victoria, BC or

Vancouver, BC

Employment Type

Full-Time, Permanent

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience.

 

Benefits

  • Extended Health Benefits and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Vacation Days
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Paid holiday break from December 25-January 1
  • Relocation assistance (within Canada)
  • Opportunity for equity compensation

 

The Role

We are growing quickly and are looking for talented Intermediate Android developers to add to our Android team of four people. Your primary responsibility is ensuring the performance, quality, and responsiveness of iOS applications is up to FreshWorks’ standards of excellence.

As an Intermediate Android Developer, you are confident with Google’s Material Design principles and interface guidelines and can easily build up complex XML layouts that scale to multiple screen sizes based on wireframes and designs. Utilizing backend services is an asset for this position since you will integrate with backends such as Firebase or RESTful APIs and leverage services provided by companies, such as Google and Facebook. Furthermore, you

As an Android developer, you will have ample knowledge of offline storage, concurrency, testing, and performance tuning and a strong understanding of encryption and other security best practices. FreshWorks has contracts with both private and public sector clients, and our Android team uses their knowledge of secure networking and storage to keep our client data safe.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyze business problems of our clients and help formulate technology roadmap;

  • Identify and propose technology solutions viable to the client needs;

  • Collaborate with other Android experts and address business, technical, and logical needs;

  • Generate interface designs, prototypes, data flow diagrams, and system models;

  • Create test plans, test scripts, and conduct system testing;

  • Participate in Android app development, deployment, and migration;

  • Prepare technical documents and other required functional specifications.


WHY CHOOSE FRESHWORKS

We added 25 tech professionals to our team this year. We are growing rapidly and have great opportunities for advancement and career development into leadership positions.

We added 25+ projects to our portfolio in 2017 and are on track to surpass that number in 2018. Our second office opened in Vancouver in July 2017 and there are plans for further expansion across Canada and into the US in the near future.

Our office is located in the heart of downtown Victoria, the city with the mildest climate in Canada. Outdoors activities such as golfing, hiking, kayaking, and cycling can be done year round in this easily explorable community.

Our downtown office has the features expected from a tech company including lounge area, massage chair, foosball table, ping-pong table, and a kegerator. The kitchen has well stocked snack cupboards and a fridge with drinks to share with the team. Crepes are served on Thursday mornings and Demo Days are every second Friday.


qualifications

Need to Haves

  • A completed or in progress BS/MS in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years experience on Android Studio and Java

  • Understanding of client-server architectures and RESTful APIs

  • Solid understanding of Java and/or Kotlin, the Android SDK, the Android support library, and Gradle

  • Knowledge of OOP concepts and MVP or MVVM architecture

  • Experience with unit testing

  • At least one published app that can be accessed through the Play Store

  • Experience with the SAP Mobile Platform

  • Experience integrating with Graphical Integration Systems (GIS)

  • Experience configuring Per App VPNs

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Legal working status in Canada, please note that we do not have resources to sponsor work permits

 

Nice to Haves

  • Knowledge of F5 big-IP

  • Experience with Microsoft services including, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SharePoint, FileNet (document repository), and Microsoft Passport

  • Experience with hybrid frameworks such as: Apache Cordova, Xamarin, or Ionic

 

Please include your resume and links to your mobile apps (or those you have worked on) in your submission.