The Walt Disney Company Android Developer in New York, New York

Marvel Entertainment is seeking a talented Android Engineer to help support the Marvel Unlimited app. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.marvel.unlimited&hl=en .

The candidate will work with the Digital Comics team to improve the Marvel Unlimited Android app, and possibly other apps, within Marvel's Mobile team. Your primary focus will be the development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services.

At Marvel, you will work with a top-notch development team building the engine which powers Marvel’s successful comics online businesses. Commitment to collaborative problem solving, technical design/implementation, and creating quality products is essential. You will help implement innovative mobile solutions, which excite both long-time Marvel fans and new users alike.

This is an on-site position in Marvel’s NYC office. Remote working is not supported.

Responsibilities :

  • Ensure engineering excellence to deliver robust, secure, scalable, and high performance apps & enhancements in a timely manner.

  • Maintenance and new development of Java code to improve and extend the Marvel Unlimited Android App.

  • Work with traditional software lifecycle methodologies. Create design documents when required. Perform coding, debugging and testing. Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs.

  • Participate in design brainstorming sessions, technical design reviews, bug triage, and functional walkthroughs.

  • Constructive attitude in peer code reviews and mentorship.

  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

Basic Qualifications :

  • Software development experience in Java and Android Studio.

  • Have published one or more Android apps in the Google Play Store.

  • Experience with third-party libraries and RESTful APIs.

  • Proficient in the principles of networking and the HTTP protocol.

  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.

  • Knowledge of the Java Android performance tools and optimization techniques.

  • Great communication and collaboration skills, and a strong teamwork ethic.

  • Strong sense of ownership and urgency.

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, set priorities, and meet deadlines.

  • Critical thinking skills and a high attention to detail.

Required Education :

  • Experience working with different Android OS variations (4.4 and up).

  • Understanding of Git branching models such as GitFlow and comfortable doing code reviews.

  • Familiar with automated testing using Espresso and Jenkins.

  • Experience working with supporting libraries:

  • embedded local storage solutions such as SQLite.

  • networking libraries such as Retrofit, OkHTTP.

  • image libraries such as Picasso and PhotoView.

  • performance tuning and crash reporting applications such as New Relic.

  • Knowledge of Gradle/Groovy scripting a plus.

  • Knowledge of RxJava a plus.

Company Overview :

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.

Job ID: 554070BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)