Calgary, AB
Full-time


Job Summary

*****Canadian resident and citizen applicants only please********

*****Looking for someone to work in house only please. No freelance agency inquiries please*****

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ROLE SUMMARY:

We are looking for an Android developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a vast number of diverse Android devices. Your primary focus will be the development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working alongside with a project manager, design team, backend developer and other developers who are working on other platforms. Therefore, commitment to collaborative problem solving, and creating quality products is essential.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable Java code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Unit-testing code for robustness, usability, and general reliability
  • Bug fixing and improving application performance
  • Work with outside data sources and APIs
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
  • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
  • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
  • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
  • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
  • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgment and decision making
  • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team

STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE (KPI)

  • Fulfilling deadlines
  • Quality of product
  • Overall development efficiency

Job Type / Category

  • Monday – Friday
  • 9 – 5
  • Minimum 40 hours per week
  • Reports directly to Project Manager of Software Development
  • Full-time, permanent

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject would be an asset
  • 3+ years work experience in Android Development
  • 3+ years work experience with Java
  • 3+ years work experience with Android Studio
  • Proven working experience in Android app development is a must
  • Published at least one original Android app (asset)
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle

Company Profile

COMPANY BACKGROUND:

With more than 20 people, having managed over 50+ software projects, Vog App Developers is an all Canadian app development team. Recognized as one of Canada’s top 10 mobile app developers, we focus on building custom mobile applications for local businesses, entrepreneurs or anybody looking to innovate. Our entrepreneurial team has had the privilege of working with a variety of Canadian clients, and continues to grow in size and reputation. “We build more than just apps, we build businesses.” Please view our webpage for more information!

WHY WORK AT VOG?

At Vog App Developers, teamwork is essential for the company to continue efficiently and effectively. We consider every individual to be unique and different from one another, which is why we drive and challenge staff members to innovate and share new ideas. You will have competitive benefits and compensation, flexible working accommodations, and the opportunity to work with a diverse and innovative team. Not only this, but we value your growth within the company and want to see you progress.

BENEFITS

  • Flexible work environment (work from home opportunities)
  • Local team
  • Competitive salary
  • Team events
  • Complimentary office food and beverage
  • Training and mentorship
  • Opportunity for growth within the company
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • AD&D
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability

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