Android Engineer (Hyderabad)

Come be part of a fast growing, well-funded and exciting startup in Silicon Valley. Peel makes the world’s leading smart remote application which turns your mobile device into a universal remote control. Our technology is preloaded on many of the world’s top-selling Android devices. Peel application is preloaded into 500 million+ devices so far and has 160 million+ registered users with 10 billion+ remote commands handled every month. Help us revolutionize the TV viewing experience and achieve our goal of becoming the universal controller for the connected home.

Job Description:

  • Architect, design, and develop applications for the Android platform. Through continuous experimentation figure out ways to grow the user base & app usage.
  • Work with multi-disciplinary team in an agile and fast paced development environment to define, create, and maintain the application.
  • Drive Test Driven Development throughout the life-cycle of the application. Write and execute unit, functional and integration tests. Perform and support system-level troubleshooting.
  • Write requirements and design documents in compliance with our internal processes.
  • Execute all projects in compliance with company development guidelines.

Technical Skills:
  • Proficient with mobile software development using Java.
  • Strong understanding & experience with Design patterns, Data Structures.
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect mobile applications with back-end services.
  • Demonstrable capability to use OS frameworks for multi-threading, data persistence,and adapting user interface across multiple screen sizes.
  • Experience with developing custom UIs and animations.
  • Familiarity with ad integration, cloud message APIs and push notifications.
  • Experience with performance and memory usage tuning.
  • Developed a culture of benchmarking and optimization.
  • Well versed with code versioning tools such as Git and continuous integration(Jenkins).
  • Comfortable working in agile product development environment, building from scratch and continuously improving it.

Leadership/Soft Skills:
  • Drive architecture and technology choices for the mobile products.
  • Ability to lead mobile projects through complete development life-cycle.
  • Ability to lead and mentor a group of engineers.
  • Passionate about delivering high quality user experience.
  • Self-starter, strong sense of ownership, gets things done.
  • Capable of making timely decisions while dealing with uncertainties & inadequate information.

Who we want:
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering with 5+ years of experience.
  • Been part of complete development life cycles of at least two applications.

What else do we offer? Here are some of the benefits at Peel:
  • Competitive base salary.
  • Stock Options.
  • Employee outings and enrichment.
  • Employee Provident Fund (PF).
  • Gratuity.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Term Life Insurance.
  • On-site snacks/beverages/gourmet coffee.
  • Ping Pong, and other games.

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