When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

  • Design and build advanced applications for the Android TV platform.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency.
  • Implement best engineering practices to make Verizon's Android TV Device the best in class.
  • Work closely with the Product Management team on feature definition and with Engineering Management regarding Project Schedules and Code Reviews.
  • Work with version control systems and participate in release management of the product.
  • Interface with industry organizations (vendors, third-party partners, specification bodies) to do system integration.
  • Partner with internal organizations (Maintenance Engineering, System Performance, Device Technology etc.) as needed to accomplish the above.
  • Coach and mentor more junior-level team members.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Six or more years of experience developing android, android TV devices, and publish to PLAY, or other stores (Amazon Appstore).
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Experience in Android TV or AOSP Developers with Android 9 or Higher.
  • Strong software knowledge on Android AOSP and/or ATV builds. Java/Kotlin coding wrt AOSP/ATV.
  • Ability to understand the low-level architecture of aosp and/OR google android platform in general.
  • Strong knowledge of Android architecture and android tv SDK/suite.
  • Experience managing Android Software Releases/Integration with apps.
  • Experience implementing one or more of the following Google Services in apps, GCM, Analytics, Maps, in-app purchase.
  • Experience in Linux and networking protocols such as TCP/IP.
  • Experience developing Android apps on TV.
  • Experience with Android Studio, and GIT.
  • Proven software development experience and Android skills development.
  • Proven working experience in Android platform & app development and have published at least one original Android app.
  • Knowledge of RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services including HTTP Methods and caching.
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning.
  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines.
  • Experience with cloud message APIs and push notifications.
  • Ability to multitask and deliver several features across platforms simultaneously.
  • Knowledge or Development experience with accelerometers, gyroscopes, and additional sensors.
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning / Deep Learning.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.