Android Development Jobs

Android development jobs that you can apply for

The demand for app developers for the Android platform has created Android development jobs. Starting successful Android development careers requires you to possess the right skill sets and knowledge. We can help by providing you with the best jobs in Android development, so you can further your understanding of the field.

What is the Android Operation System?

A smart digital device requires an operating system to function. What an operating system does is that, it manages the software resources and the computer hardware of the machine. In other terms all functions of the device are managed & run by the operation system. The Android operating system is Linux based and was developed by Google. Even though this operating system is primarily developed for Smart Phones with touchscreen capabilities, it is now available for tablet computers, televisions, cars & wrist watches. It is based on the touch concept where an action such as tapping, swiping, pinching & reverse pinching dictate on-screen objects. Even though it was initially designed to serve devices which were touch screen enabled, it is now moving into the gaming sphere, where gaming consoles will be supported by Android. Very soon digital cameras and regular computers and many such electronics will be supported by Android. This skill-set most important to many companies and thats the reason android development jobs are available in plenty across the IT vertical.

What is Android Development?

The process by which new applications are created for the Android operating system is known as Android Software development.

Android is developed using Java; hence most of the applications that are developed for this operating system have to be written in Java.

What are the technical skillsets & qualifications you require to work in this vertical?

Android is developed is using Java, hence a certification in Java would be necessary to pursue a career in Android Software development.

There are plenty of resources on the web, where one can obtain a certification on Java. It would deem best to opt for courses offered by Oracle, where they offer many courses related to your level of knowledge. If you are just getting started on Java, then sign up for the Basic course which introduces to the basics of Java technology and how to go about installing Java development software. In addition the course also focuses on how to use this software to create a simple program.

It would also be good to understand the essential concepts and features of the Java Programming Language, by signing up for the course: ‘Learning the Java Language’.

The Essential Java Classes touches upon regular expression, the input and output, concurrency & the platform environment.

Skimming through tutorials such as Tutorials Point – Java Tutorial & Introduction to Programming Using Java will offer you an insight into Java programming.

Java is the stepping stone for creating Android apps and once the foundation in the language is established, it will be essential to learn how to use Java to create Android Apps. The Android Software Development Kit (SDK) is just what you need. It provides you with the necessary tools and the API libraries to create an Android app. The Android Developer Tools (ADT) bundle includes the SDK, a version of the Eclipse IDE with the ADT plugins, and the Android Platform-tools with the Android emulator is offered by Google.

Apart from learning Java it is imperative to understand for the Android UI is constructed using XML. The Tutorials offered by Google on getting started on android app development will come handy.

What are the certifications required to become an Android Developer?

Most people who are interested in a mobile app development career opt for a bachelor’s degree program in computer science or software development or a specialized associate’s or bachelor’s degree in mobile application development.

A basic degree in computer science or software development is what is necessary to become a software engineer.

In order to become a Certified Android Application Developer you would need to crack the AND-401 exam. The questions in this exam are targeted to gauge your knowledge and experience on Android App development. This certification will help you obtain a job in a similar role.

What are the career opportunities for an Android Developer?

The career path that one chooses within this space to get a Android Development Job is purely based on interest. Typically an Android App developer who is imaginative an artistic can make or break an app with groundbreaking UI designs and hence should take on the role of an Android app UI designer.

If metrics and communications are your strengths then you can take on a role of an Android User Experience & Usability Expert.

Alternatively if you have superior programming skills then you can choose to become an Android Applications Developer.

From thereon you can improve your design and programming skills to become a Mobility Architect.

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Software Development Engineer IV

Job Reference: 17-03531 Type: Contract

Duration: 6+ Months (High possibility of extension)
Location: Austin TX
 
Job Description:
 
  • Plans, designs, develops and tests software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products.
  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering and 8-12 years of experience or Masters and 6-10 years of experience, PhD and 3-5 years of experience.
  • The system SW team is looking for experienced Embedded Linux and bring-up engineers to join us for an exciting new project, that includes state of the art software and hardware that runs on Android platform.
  • Candidates should have strong background in Embedded Linux development, with emphasize on Device drivers, Multimedia peripherals (HDMI, USB3.0), WiFi and Bluetooth drivers, and knowledge of media processing concepts.
  • This position requires a standard background check through TempTrax's preferred background check vendor.
 
 
Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page
 

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Engineer: Android Graphics Debug - III

Job Reference: 17-03405 Type: Contract

Location: Hillsboro, OR 
Duration: 08+ months 

Summary
In this position, you will be responsible for debugging of Graphics drivers on Android OS.

Responsibilities:

  • Debugging potential software (SW) driver defects to SW component Ievel using kernel debugging tools such as KDB*
  • Building and installing drivers from source code database
  • Working directly with Software Developers and Product Ieads
  • Building and configuring PC hardware, SW and OS Ioads
  • Creating Ghost* images, installing Client and third party software
  • Helping determine overall health and release readiness for the Graphics drivers
  • Providing feedback and quick information turns on resolved defects, Iatest test status, engineering builds and supporting impromptu request for additional ad-hoc testing as needed
  • Being involved in sighting and defect Ievel debug, defect
  • Verification activities, test and suite development and/or modification

Additional Skills and or education:
  • You must possess a minimum Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or Masters Degree in Computer Science/Engineering preferred.
Additional qualifications needed include:
  • Strong 'C', C++, or x86 knowledge and/or experience
  • A solid working knowledge of modern PC architecture
  • Iogical system debug and troubleshooting skills
  • Intermediate debug skills and characterization of test failures
  • DVD Playback and/or D3D game experience would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of Video Compression Standards / D3D Graphics is a plus
  • Experience in installing and configuring modern PC BIOS's and Android operating with a variety of common peripherals (for example, memory, Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) cards and USB devices, and multimedia software and/or hardware)
  • Experience with Software (SW) and/or OS kernel debuggers
  • Previous software or hardware debugging experience would be an added advantage
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills would be an added advantage
Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page. 

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Italy Support Representative

Job Reference: 17-03309 Type: Contract

Duration:            6 Months
 
Duties:

  • Provide friendly and efficient customer support via email in English and Italian to Client users around the world Troubleshoot user issues and escalate issues/feedback to developers appropriately
  • Be an advocate for the user base you support and a voice of the user to the rest of the company Continually learn how client works on different smartphone operating systems and what features are available on each platform
  • Evaluate the organization of your workflow to find new issues in the support queues and improved ways of handling existing issues
 
Skills:
  • 1+ years of customer service experience
  • Ability to use and learn the iOS, Android, and Windows Phone Operating systems Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities Bilingual in English and Italian (read, write and speak) Demonstrated ability composing accurate and appropriate answers to help users.
  • Ability to balance independent tasks/goals while contributing to team goals and collaborating with other team members Knowledge of Italy and its culture
 
Education: Bachelor’s degree from the United States or equivalent university degree from another country
 
Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page

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Software Systems Engineer - IV

Job Reference: 17-03252 Type:
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Customer Support

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Customer Support Account Access

Job Reference: 17-03177 Type:
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Technical Writer

Job Reference: 17-03175 Type:
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Mobile Application Developer (Android)

Job Reference: 17-03164 Type:
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UX resources

Job Reference: 17-03136 Type:
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Systems Administrator I

Job Reference: 17-03055 Type: