Senior Software Engineer (React Native / Android)

Technology India, Gurugram


Description

Position at WeatherBug

Title: Senior Software Engineer (Android)

Location: Gurgaon, IN

Established in 1993, WeatherBug is a popular weather site and mobile app providing hyperlocal, live weather data and proactive alerting to consumer users. With over 15 million unique users per month, across all platforms, WeatherBug’s vision is to provide environmental intelligence for all aspects of people’s lives. The WeatherBug app is a top-rated weather app in the app stores. In 2019, WeatherBug was named the best weather app by MediaPost’s Appy Awards. WeatherBug is owned and operated by GroundTruth, the leading global location technology platform. Learn more: www.weatherbug.com

You will:

  • Create cross-platform responsive user interface
  • Collaborate with Engineering leadership to help drive technical strategy
  • Drive best engineering practices within your team(s)
  • Collaborate with other internal teams and vendors to determine appropriate technical approach and implementation, timing, and resourcing
  • Be an internal champion for continuously improving team working processes, code quality, and tools and technology adoption
  • Mentor, and coach team members at different levels of experience in good coding and documentation practices
  • Work with the team members across the organization to understand and incorporate business requirements into product solutions
  • Participate in peer code reviews and technical meetings
  • Contribute to project planning and estimates
  • Explore new technologies and migrate legacy code to more efficient frameworks and structures
  • Provide operational support of your deployed code
  • Create and maintain unit and functional tests in collaboration with the testing team
  • Develop technical and non-technical relationships with key stakeholders and with other teams across the organization
  • Cultivate a culture of engineering excellence
  • Other job-related duties as assigned

You have:

  • B.tech/B.E degree in Computer Science (or related field) or 10+ years of experience in software development
  • 7+ years of experience in software design & development
  • 5+ years of experience using Java as a professional Android Software Engineer
  • 3+ years of experience working on consumer-facing mobile applications published in Google Play Store
  • 2+ years of experience using React Native
  • 2+ years of experience using git or other distributed source control systems
  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Strong familiarity with mobile engineering challenges including performance and memory management concepts
  • Experience with Unit Testing
  • Proven track record of delivering large-scale projects, and an ability to break down large tasks into smaller deliverable chunks.
  • Demonstrated ability in performing fundamental CS tasks including algorithm design, object-oriented design, runtime analysis, adherence to code quality standards
  • Experience in distributed systems, design and implementation of high throughput, low latency, web applications
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented design principles, patterns, best practices, performance optimizations, and memory management
  • Ability to communicate and apply common architectural design patterns across a wide range of technical problems
  • Understand technical risks/issues and assists with options to resolve/mitigate
  • Demonstrate creative problem-solving approach and strong analytical skills, combined with a strong sense of ownership, and proactive can-do attitude.
  • Ability to cultivate collaboration
  • Experience in mentoring and supporting peers across engineering teams, fostering best engineering practices
  • Knowledge of the open-source ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks 

Would be great if you have:

  • M.Tech degree in Computer Science (or related field)
  • Experience with user experience / user-centric design
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with iOS (Objective-C)
  • Experience with Apple Watch
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with C#, Asp.Net (Core even better!)
  • Experience with consumer apps with large user bases

We operate in a fast paced, dynamic environment where everyone on the team is committed to the success and growth of WeatherBug. Our culture is highly entrepreneurial, and our success comes from our employees who voice their opinions and ideas to facilitate growth to our bottom line. We reward hard work, support career development, offer comprehensive benefits, and foster a fun and friendly work environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


We are an E-Verify employer where mandated by State or Federal contracts.

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