Sr Software Engineer, Android

FOX Cincinnati, OH

About the Job

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX Sports is the global innovator in sports production and we are looking to maintain our creative excellence in the digital world with the consumer products that we create for our customers. Our Consumer Products & Engineering team based in Blue Ash, Ohio is looking for a Senior Software Engineer, Android to be responsible for developing production-ready software based on product specifications.You will be involved in a mixture of individual and collaborative work that requires both architectural and feature-specific solutions.The focus is on native Android development for the FOX Sports products and general FOX platforms.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop new features consisting of medium-to-very high difficulty levels
  • Architect selected product features
  • Participate and/or lead in the generation of product technical specifications
  • Perform iterative testing and improvement cycles for optimal code and user experience
  • Maintain and improve existing products incorporating analysis and feedback
  • Participate in product brainstorming sessions
  • Stay current on software development practices and the technology industry & on sports and entertainment products, topics, and trends
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 7+ years of full-time software development experience
  • 2+ years of full-time Kotlin development experience
  • Strong understanding of Android Studio for building Android apps
  • Strong understanding of native Android frameworks, API, and UI/UX best practices
  • Strong understanding of Kotlin Coroutines
  • Experience with tools from Android Jetpack Suite
  • Familiarity with Git
  • Contributed to the publication of one or more apps
  • Experience with source control, managed releases and CI/CD pipelines


NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • Experience leveraging high-performance, scalable backend systems
  • Knowledge of caching strategies
  • Experience with REST/JSON and API development
  • Experience with Dagger2
  • Experience with ExoPlayer


ABOUT YOU

  • You contribute clean, optimized, documented, and well-tested code
  • You take great pride in your work and is excited to show it off to friends
  • You are passionate about building exquisite user interfaces
  • You like to analyze a problem and think through potential solutions before writing a line of code
  • You are always looking to improve, learn from and share knowledge with your peers
  • You always think through the project scope and provide accurate time estimates
  • You consistently meet deadlines, anticipate issues and raise concerns early
  • You solve problems without being asked
  • You enjoy working with others and is flexible and open to feedback
  • You enjoy writing software, talking about software, and using software on all platforms and devices


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.