Mobile Developer (Android) - NBC Sports

Posted: 1/24/2019

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

  • Work with the product team to design and develop features for Android applications including NBC Sports, NBC Gold and Sports Talk
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and fix bugs in existing applications and new code
  • Code, test, and debug code
  • Collaborate with project managers and fellow developers to create technical solutions, estimate work effort, and review feasibility of new features
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of the Android platform and ecosystem
  • Educate business stakeholders when new technical advances and features become available
  • Work with other developers to perform code reviews, establish best practices, and continually improve the way the team operates
  • Create bug free, fault tolerant solutions that support a great user experience

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of three (3) year development experience with Android
  • Minimum of five (5) years total of software development experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Worked on an application submitted and published in the Google Play Store
  • Proficient in Java
  • Solid understanding of the architecture and structure of Android applications
  • Demonstrated ability to write well structured, maintainable code
  • Able to discuss ideas and project status clearly with non-technical team members
  • Solid understanding of the architecture and structure of Android applications

Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, date driven, live broadcast environment
  • Able to communicate, collaborate, and work with a team that spans multiple groups and divisions of a large company
  • Meticulous attention to detail and quality
  • Capable of managing multiple streams of work simultaneously
  • Deep passion for mobile software development
  • Experience in video streaming of live or on-demand video
  • Working knowledge of implementing mobile analytics
  • iOS development experience
  • Experience working in self-organizing/agile teams
  • Worked with distributed teams and 3rd party companies in the development of mobile applications

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