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What you’ll be doing...

As a Mobile Android Engineer, you will design, develop, and implement new capabilities for the Skyward Mobile Platform. You will participate in a collaborative Agile team environment and build features that not only meet customer requirements, but help Skyward encourage best practice in an incredibly innovative industry.

  • Design and build applications for the Android platform.
  • Partner closely with our Design and Product team to provide input into the architecture of the application workflows.
  • Create secure and high-quality software with new features/functionalities for Android devices.
  • Participate with Product Management in the definition, prioritization and estimating of requirements.
  • Practice Test Driven Development techniques, implement unit test and work to increase test coverage across the application.
  • Collaborate in the design of a solid mobile application Architecture that enables the application(s) to scale, grow, and be flexible and that aligns with overall Skyward Platform Architecture.
  • Establish and monitor best practices for the mobile application suite, working across the team and contracted resources.
  • Participate in product specifications through rapid iterative prototyping and UI simulations in code with live data.
  • Coordinate schedules and activities with engineering team; contributes to team meetings and retrospectives.
  • Work with UX specialists to make interfaces appealing, easy, attractive and simple.
  • Contribute to the development of Skyward’s architectural patterns to ensure scalable, reusable, reliable implementations, use the patterns in application development.
  • Recommend system solutions for user requirements by comparing advantages and disadvantages; provide estimates and on-going status via burn-downs and stand-ups.
  • Enhance organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Three or more years of Software Engineering experience with a solid foundation in delivering Android applications.
  • One or more years of experience with Agile development practices (Scrum, XP, etc.)
  • One or more years of experience with continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD), including testing and version control.
  • One or more years of experience developing and implementing automated unit tests on the Android platform.
  • One or more years of experience with the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for mobile applications.
  • One or more years of experience with Object-oriented design principles.
  • One or more years of experience with Jira, Bitbucket, Github.
  • One or more years of experience using Restful APIs to integrate mobile applications to server side systems (SaaS).

Even better if you have:

  • Experience working in a startup environment.
  • Experience with Kotlin.
  • Worked with SDKs and Map SDKs
  • Experience flying drones for business or pleasure (Part 107 certification).
  • Demonstrated aptitude and desire to learn new skills.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Ability to embrace change and work in an iterative development environment.
  • Ability to develop a deep understanding of the commercial UAS marketplace and customers’ needs.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).