Senior Android Developer

Location

Leuven, Belgium

Full-time

Company Description

THEOplayer plays a pivotal role in the rapidly evolving online video landscape and is recognized and respected by some of the world’s biggest companies as the go-to video playback solution for streaming content. We are constantly innovating using cutting edge technological to provide the best solution to our customers. Having won the 2016 and 2017 Streaming Media Reader's Choice Award for Best Video Player SDK, THEOplayer seeks to continuously deliver the best possible product to its customers. THEOplayer is a fast-growing SaaS company, located in Leuven (Belgium), with a global customer base.

How you'll make a difference

As a Senior Android developer at THEOplayer you are part of the Android development team. You and your team create, maintain and evolve our Android SDK. This is used by THEOplayer customers in their native Android apps to deliver high quality video content to their end viewers. The role also gives you the opportunity to mentor juniors. We expect regular input on the product roadmap and upcoming features from experts, giving you a key role in the future of the products used by millions of end-users. All engineers at THEOplayer are both specialists in certain domains and generalists in our technology. We are a fast-growing company, which gives many new opportunities to you to constantly evolve and grow in your role.

Duties & Responsibilites

  • Specialist in Android development. Design, develop and maintain Android SDKs of THEOplayer, available both on Mobile and TVs..
  • Knowledge head for technology advancements in this domain to ensure that our solutions remain the best for Android users.
  • Be part of and potentially lead a team of passionate, innovative developers. Mentor juniors, and work with other seniors on certain critical domains.
  • Independently go from high level user needs to a low-level specification, execution plan and implementation. Ensure the solution is also well-tested.
  • Work efficiently in lean agile teams. Be comfortable in working in short timeboxed sprints, pair programming, daily standups, test-driven development.

Desired Skills & Experience

Must have proficient skills in:

  • Expert level knowledge and experience in Android Java framework.
  • Experience and passion for mobile technology with strong Android development experience.
  • Senior 5+ years (or Medior 2+ years) of Android Application development, and be fully capable to design, develop and test Android applications.

Following skills are also highly valuable

  • Knowledge of TypeScript and/or JavaScript will be an advantage.
  • Experience in building and leading teams of developers.
  • Experience as Scrum Master in Agile development teams.

What we offer

  • A versatile full-time job in the animated city Leuven.
  • A competitive salary with plenty of extra benefits.
  • The opportunity to work for an exciting start-up conquering the world.
  • A place to learn and get in touch with the cutting edge of online video.
  • The company itself is doing exceptionally well. For career-motivated people, there will be upward mobility.
  • A stimulating working environment.
  • Nice and passionate colleagues.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Regular and fun team activities.

Does this sound interesting you?

We look forward to hearing from you via careers@theoplayer.com.




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