Senior Software Engineer- Android/Kotlin

This position has been filled or has expired. To search all open positions, visit our Job Board.

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 18 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2019 sales of $72.1 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ approximately 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports its hometown Charlotte region and all communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit Lowes.com.

Overview:
Do you thrive on new and exciting mobile technology? Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of an evolution and large-scale digital transformation? As an Android Software Development Engineer in the Associate Mobility Engineering organization, you will be working in an open engineering culture that fosters collaborative decision making with a global team of passionate and talented mobile software engineers. You will have an opportunity to build best-in-class in-store mobile experiences; engineering complex, secure and high-quality reliable mobile apps; and holding to the highest standards of code quality and testing seriously. You will be responsible for joining a product team and contributing to the software design, development, and overall lifecycle for a native Android product. If you are our ideal candidate, you will have demonstrated technical and problem-solving skills, a passion for technology, and strong ownership skills.

Your role within the Associate Mobility Engineering Mobile Applications Team will include working closely with product management, user experience designers and other software development engineers across our locations in the US and India to deliver best in quality consumer mobile applications

Responsibilities:
• Collaborates with team members to build flexible, scalable, and maintainable mobile apps
• Validates and execute unit tests, and automated UI tests to identify application errors and ensure software meet functional specs
• Participates and coaches others in all software development life cycle phases by applying an in-depth understanding of industry methodologies and standards
• Participate in code reviews to instill the highest of code quality, ensure Android best practices, and own the continuous improvement of yourself and the team
• Stay up-to-date with the latest trends, techniques, and innovations in Android products and development
• Share thoughts and ideas on how to improve the Android Mobility Engineering suite of mobile apps

Advertisement

Qualifications:
Required

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, CIS, or equivalent experience
• 4-7+ years of experience in Android software development, or relevant experience
• Proficient writing unit tests and UI automation tests using tools such as Espresso, Junit, Robolectric, etc.
• Strong CS/analytical skills
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Experience using both Java and Kotlin
• Passionate about learning, innovation, knowledge sharing, and continuous improvement
• Passionate for shipping consumer-facing, high quality, mobile applications
• Should be able to collaborate, work with, and lead global teams
• Experience using Firebase SDKs
• Able to provide best practices for development, unit testing, and acceptance testing
• Experience with popular architectures like MVVM and MVP
• Experience with popular libraries like RxJava, Retrofit, OkHttp, and Dagger2
• Experience debugging Java/Kotlin native applications
• Experience publishing app(s) in the Google Play Store
• Experience with Material Design and can provide meaningful contribution to the design process
• Experience with tools such as Gradle/Kotlin DSL’s for building Android applications/libraries
• Experience working in an Agile team environment and willingness to adapt
Preferred
• Passionate about designing and providing technical direction to the team via learning sessions and training presentations
• Knowledge of the Android SDK performance tools such as systrace or the Android Studio profiler to improve application performance
• Experience using Android Jetpack, ARCore, and MotionLayout