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Frontdoor Android Engineer in San Francisco, California

Company Overview

Frontdoor is a company that’s obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard. Frontdoor serves more than two million customers across the U.S. through a network of 15,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ over 45,000 technicians. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unplanned breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With more than 45 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually (or one request every eight seconds). For more details, visit frontdoorhome.com.

Position Overview

Our Android Engineers possess a passion for pushing mobile technologies to its limits. This Android Engineer will work with our team of talented engineers to design and build the next generation of our mobile applications. Android programming works closely with other app development and technical teams.

Responsibilities

  • Mobile application software development, design and prototyping

  • Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing Android mobile apps

  • Write clean, maintainable code and performing peer code-reviews

  • Work with other team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility

  • Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules

  • Establish architectural principles, select design patterns and then mentor team members on their appropriate application

  • Work closely with product and design teams to customize the Alexa experience on mobile devices

  • Implement custom native user interfaces using the latest mobile programming techniques

  • Analyze and optimize UI and back-end application code for efficiency and performance

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of non-internship professional software development experience

  • Programming experience with Java or Kotlin

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 3+ years of experience designing and developing complex, interactive consumer applications

  • Experience with Android SDK

  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON

  • Experience with third party libraries and APIs

  • 2+ years of experience with delivering software projects using Agile / Scrum methodologies.

  • Solid understanding of full mobile software development life cycle

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in CS or related field

  • Strong technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality

  • Experience leading projects or teams of engineers.

Frontdoor is a company that’s obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard, as well as Candu Home Solutions, an on-demand membership service for home repairs and maintenance, and Streem, a technology company that enables businesses to serve customers through an enhanced augmented reality, computer vision and machine learning platform. Frontdoor serves more than two million customers across the U.S. through a network of more than 16,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ over 45,000 technicians. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With nearly 50 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually (or one request every eight seconds). For more details, visit frontdoorhome.com .

Job Category: Engineering

ID: R0014841

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