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Android Developer - YinzCam, Inc. (Pittsburgh · PA)

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Technical Services: Technical/Engineering
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate for this role is a problem solver with strong programming skills, a strong work ethic, and a strong grasp of technical Android knowledge. As an Android Developer, you will need to learn the company's Android code-base and Android development processes quickly, and then use your skills and abilities to implement and enhance features and products in our family of Android apps. This is an entry-level Android Developer position, with the ability for you to learn about both Android development and features, and with the ability to grow into a Senior Android Developer role over time, depending on your skills, impact, and career aspirations. You will have the opportunity to work alongside other Android developers, designers, backend developers, and project managers in the company, and be entrusted to learn our Android code-base and contribute to Android apps fairly quickly. The ideal candidate is capable of working on multiple Android projects simultaneously, and to be able to hit the ground running.

THE COMPANY
The company consists of a group of engineers and designers who like challenging problems, who like learning new technologies, who embrace rapid prototyping and innovation, and who enjoy being pioneers in launching innovative products and experiences that are firsts in the sports industry. The company designs and develops:



  • The official mobile applications for 180 professional sports teams and leagues, including the La Liga league app, the National Rugby League app (Australia), the apps of 24 NFL clubs (USA), the apps of 22 NBA teams (USA), the apps of 21 La Liga clubs (Spanish soccer), the apps of 18 AFL clubs (Australia), and the apps of New Zealand cricket and New Zealand Rugby, and more.
  • Mobile food-and-beverage ordering solutions for fans to order food for delivery or pickup, from their mobile devices, right from their seats at a stadium.
  • Interactive maps and turn-by-turn directions, to enable fans to find their way inside stadiums.
  • Augmented-reality experiences, to enable fans to unlock unique content and features by scanning unique markers created by sports teams.
  • Interactive free-to-play games, to enable fans to compete against each other in their knowledge of the team, and in their ability to predict the outcomes of plays.
  • IPTV platforms, such as those at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta Falcons/United), the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse (Cleveland Cavaliers), the Banc of California Stadium (LAFC), and Kyle Field (Texas A&M).

THE POSITION
As an Android Developer,
  • You will be working to deliver Android apps and Android features to a group of clients (all of whom are sports organizations), jointly with the rest of the company.
  • You will work with designers and backend developers in implementing various Android features in our apps.
  • You will be responsible for writing high-quality code and using good programming practices in implementing various features and products.
  • You may be interfacing with our clients to discuss and refine product requirements, and to solicit clarifications and answer questions related to the Android features and apps you build.
  • You will be responsible for designing, implementing, debugging, and delivering Android features from the requirements stage all the way through to successful real-world deployment.

THE REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Ability to demonstrate a working knowledge and literacy of networking, cloud computing, mobile computing, programming concepts.
  • Intellectual curiosity, including a desire to know how things work, to learn how things work, and to contribute to how things work.
  • Willingness and ability to work the non-traditional hours of the sports industry.
  • Ability to work within a team of developers and designers under tight timelines.
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects and deadlines at the same time.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English (a plus, if the candidate is fluent and able to communicate and write well in both English and Spanish, given that we have clients in Spain).

THE PERKS
  • Paid time off every year
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Full medical, dental and vision health insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Gym membership
  • Beverages and snacks
  • Paid parking near the office
  • Building products for well-known sports teams

AND, FINALLY, WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US
We will help you build your career and we will support your ambitions. We will help to train you in project management, teach you to draft clear, detailed, and actionable technical requirements, and teach you the innovation process that delivers real-world products into the hands of millions of sports fans around the world. We will help to create visibility for you and your work at our annual conferences (where we present our latest innovations to our clients) during the year, where we will showcase the results of your efforts. Should you choose to transform your career into a different path, we will support your aspirations and career ambitions to help you to grow your entry-level role into a full-time iOS/Android/web/backend developer role, a full-time QA role, or a full-time project manager role with us, over time, by giving you the opportunity to acquire the skills, and by providing you with the mentoring, feedback, and training needed to grow into that role with us.



Job Type: Full-time




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

Job Questions:

  1. Are you authorized to work in the United States?

  2. What is the highest level of education you have completed?

  3. How many years of Android development experience do you have?

  4. How many years of Java programming experience do you have?

  5. When is the earliest you would be available to start working, if offered a position at YinzCam?

  6. Are you able to work in Pittsburgh, PA?