Specialist Engineer-Android

Short Description

Hike Messenger is hiring for Specialist Engineer-Android who has strong coding abilities and experience with Java and Android SDK.

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with our product and design teams to customize the experience for the Android platform.
  • Own end-to-end product modules/features (from the requirement to going live).
  • Prototype new and redesign features.
  • Strong coding abilities and experience with Java and Android SDK.
  • A focus on UI design principles and making apps work intuitively.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Work with outside data sources and API's.
  • Design & code review, troubleshoot & help on issues.

  • Minimum 4 years of software programming experience with 2-3 years Java application development, with extensive use of Java I/O,
  • Collections, Algorithms, and well-known application frameworks.
  • Experience in building Android applications in Java using Android SDK.
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented software development and design patterns.
  • Mobile application development experience (Android, J2ME or Blackberry).
  • Understanding of large and complex code bases, including API design techniques to help keep them clean and maintainable.
  • Programming experience in Java and related frameworks.
  • Knowledge of multithreading and memory management specific to mobile devices and caching mechanisms.

Specialist Engineer-Android
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Hike Messenger (stylized as hike M E S S E N G E R) is a cross-platform instant messaging service for smartphones that use the internet for communication. In addition to text messaging, users can send each other graphical stickers,[6] emoticons, images, videos, audios, files, voice messages, contacts and user location.

Hike was launched on 12 December 2012 [7] and raised its first round of funding of $7 million from Bharti SoftBank in April 2013. Hike is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and SoftBank.[8] On 16 August 2016 Hike raised $175 million in a new round of funding led by Tencent & Foxconn. After raising this round Hike Messenger reached the valuation of $1.4 Billion.[9] Hike's founder is Kavin Bharti Mittal.[10]