Senior Mobile Developer, Android

Orlando, Florida
Dec 29, 2021
Feb 27, 2022
IT, Theme Park

JOB SUMMARY: The Senior Mobile Developer, Android will work closely with other application development and technical teams. Their role will be to provide highly specialized skills and knowledge that will enable the successful design, code and delivery of complex solutions in support of the achievement of business requirements. This includes writing, coding, testing, analyzing and supporting complex codebases along with configuration management of the Android application. The Senior Mobile Developer, Android will also research, design, document, and modify native Android specifications throughout the production life cycle. Collaboration across teams, departments, parks, and vendors in and Agile environment will be central to the success of the role.


  • Design, develop, test, and maintain mobile and web applications/services
  • Assist in the definition, development, and documentation of software's business requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications on a project-by-project basis in collaboration with internal users and departments
  • Liaise with other technical staff to assist in resolving problem with software products or company software systems
  • Document code, applications, and related systems with exceptional detail
  • Recommend new technologies to improve the delivery process
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university preferred in Business Engineering or Computer Science or related subject.


  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or software engineering, and/or 5+ years equivalent work experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in software development
  • 4+ years of experience developing native applications for Android
  • 3+ years of experience in enterprise software development
  • Expert knowledge of Java, Kotlin, Rx, including MVVM and MVP design patterns
  • Expert knowledge of Gradle, Android SDK, and dependency injection
  • Expert knowledge of Android Studio and supporting tools such as Junit, SQLite
  • Proficient with GitHub Experience with pull requests and performing code reviews
  • Strong knowledge of layouts, themes, styles, views and other Android UI concepts especially pertaining to Material Design Guidelines
  • Strong understanding of dependency injection
  • Proficiency in multi-threading
  • Experience with RESTful APIs using JSON
  • Experience designing application architecture
  • Experience integrating external SDKs Experience with localization within an Android application
  • Experience working on a development team that practices Agile/scrum methodologies
  • Understanding of e-commerce in a mobile application including Android Pay
  • Familiarity with build tools and continuous integration
  • Strong architecture, analytic, design and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to understand and maintain existing complex codebases
  • Experience mentoring team of other developers
  • Passionate about mobile technologies and building great guest experiences
  • Proficiency in a variety of programming languages, including but not limited to Java (Android), T-SQL.
  • Excellent understanding of coding methods and best practices.
  • Working understanding of platforms such as Android, iOS, and Windows.
  • Able to communicate effectively with non-technical staff and with members of interdisciplinary teams.
  • Hands-on experience developing unit test cases and plans.
  • Flexible and adaptable in regards to learning and understanding new technologies.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into software-related issues and products.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Overtime hours may be required to meet project deadlines.


  • Experience in an agile environment is a plus.
  • Experience in a continuous integration/automated build environment is a plus
  • This position is based in Orlando, Florida and may require travel to other Universal theme parks on occasion
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