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Principal Mobile Developer (Android/ Kotlin)

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Are you interested in serving the needs of millions of customers by building the best-in-class digital experience that helps them in financial planning, investing, and retirement solutions? Our chapter comprises teams that work on a wide range of applications and platforms like Fidelity.com, Fidelity Mobile and Investor Centers. We're looking for product-aware engineers who are passionate, inquisitive, and responsible individuals to help us on our mission to deliver the best omni-channel experience to our customers.

The Purpose of Your Role

Our teams build and contribute to Fidelity's digital presence. As a senior software engineer, you will help us build the omni channel user experiences and the underlying platforms needed to support our digital presence. You'll work on building entire features, taking these from concept to deployment, as part of our autonomous, cross functional teams. You'll have the opportunity to contribute ideas to improve our products as well as develop your skills, learn new technologies and languages, and continue to learn. We're looking for highly motivated individuals who work well in a collaborative, iterative, and fast-paced environment.

The Expertise We're Looking for

* Designing, developing, and maintaining Mobile Native (Android and/or iOS depending on the position) a fast-paced Scrum environment.
* Effectively employ DevOps, Automated Testing and Continuous Delivery using technology such as Groovy, Jenkins, Concourse.
* 6+ years of professional experience developing publicly available Android apps using Kotlin and/or Java
* Verifiable experience as an Android developer using Kotlin, Java, Android SDK, Gradle, and Android Studio in an agile environment
* Fluency in Kotlin and/or Java, from industry working experience
* Participated in the release of at least 1 publicly available app to Google Play participating from feature inception to launch using automated tooling like Jenkins, Gradle, and Google Developer APIs.
* Experience working in a team of Android developers participating in code reviews, pull requests, and pair programming.
* Demonstrable experience mentoring and coaching other Android developers in a collaborative and team-based organization.
* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Mathematics, Physics (or equivalent)

The Skills You Bring

* Your hands of experience working with Android SDK
* Your confidence to employ previous experience of Automation Tools/Frameworks
* Your advanced Git skills and respective branching strategies
* Your experience with API Design & Development and MicroServices Architecture.
* Your knowledge of HTTP based APIs, Networking and how the internet works.
* Your passion creating amazing experiences on Android using Google's Material Design guidelines using your strong understanding of functional programming and reactive patterns
* Your deep knowledge of Android design patterns including Clean Architecture. Experience building multi-module Android apps is a big plus. Experience with MVVM/MVI is also a plus.
* Your knowledge of the mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies used in creating performant, resilient, and robust Android apps
* Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, and algorithms to ensure adherence to software engineering best practices including object-oriented and functional programming
* Excellent understanding of testing concepts and frameworks using Junit, Espresso, and Mockito
* Strong understanding of modern development principles such as trunk-based development, feature toggles, and branch by abstraction to support performant and collaborative engineering teams.
* Strong understanding of CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Artifactory, and SonarQube to continuously and autonomously deliver high-quality apps to guarantee stable and performant experiences.
* Good understanding of Android Jetpack as well as open-source libraries like Retrofit, and OkHttp to build modern, architecturally compliant, and future-ready apps
* Good understanding of Android's accessibility features and experience building accessible experiences on Android
* Experience with Coroutines, Kotlin Multiplatform Mobile (KMM), and Jetpack Compose is a plus
* Strong understanding of modern development principles such as trunk-based development, feature toggles, and branch by abstraction to support performant and collaborative engineering teams.
* Good understanding of Android Architecture Components as well as open-source libraries like Retrofit, Picasso, and OkHttp to build modern, architecturally compliant, and future-ready apps
* You're not intimidated by Visual Design & Rapid Prototyping

The Value You Deliver

* Using business knowledge to translate the vision for divisional initiatives into business solutions by developing complex or multiple software applications and conducting studies of alternatives.
* Creating and maintaining comprehensive documentation for multiple applications or subsystems.
* Participate in iteration planning to maintain velocity and deliver quality each sprint.
* Analyzing business requirements and system development specifications.
* Participating in problem solving, troubleshooting, performance turning, production support, and maintenance of existing applications.
* Playing a key role in resolving technical roadblocks involving multiple technologies.
* Ensuring code reviews, unit testing, and integration testing are completed efficiently and effectively.
* Helping to coordinate the delivery of technical components across internal/external technical teams.
* Providing technical leadership and mentoring to more junior team members.
* Contributing to process-improvement initiatives in an effort to maximize velocity for the product team.

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

We believe that diversity in background and experience will foster an inclusive and engaging work environment for our employees. This ultimately enables us to deliver a better product for our customers.
Being technically competent is only telling half the story. We believe that delivering the best possible customer experience requires an artful blend of human ingenuity and technology. While we value smart technologists, we are fanatics about our culture that promotes autonomy and leadership at all levels.
People who are great cultural fits demonstrate curiosity to learn, are unafraid to break things, step up and take the lead, take ownership of their projects, and thrive by sharing knowledge and demonstrating our core pillars:

* Imagine. Innovate. Inspire. Keep it cool: Nurture an inclusive organizational culture, foster positive energy & family spirit, recognize greatness, support each other & enjoy the journey.
* Elevate the floor; Influence the horizontal: Commit to developing leadership at all levels. Help your peers & team get better by raising standards within and around while maintaining a strong focus on building future leaders.
* Tightly aligned; loosely coupled: Establish or enhance partnerships across the organization to ensure alignment towards enterprise standards, tools and reusability while providing direction for teams to operate autonomously.
* Level Up on Craftsmanship: Treat learning as a journey not a destination. Commit to learning and teaching as a part of your life.
* Build the "Best" Tech together: Promote innovation driven by purpose and practicing autonomy with responsibility.

Please see below for the salary range for work locations in New York City, Westchester County, NY and Jersey City, NJ only: $107,000 - $143,000 per year

This position is eligible for incentive compensation or an annual bonus opportunity.


Company Overview
Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients' money.

Join Us
At Fidelity, you'll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples' lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award (https://www.glassdoor.com/Award/Best-Places-to-Work-LST_KQ0,19.htm) , we have been recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work in 2022. And you don't need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity-we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you've always imagined.
At Fidelity, our goal is for most people to work flexibly in a way that balances both personal and business needs with time onsite and offsite through what we're calling " Dynamic Working (https://jobs.fidelity.com/dynamic-working/) ."
We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at fidelitycareers.com (http://fidelitycareers.com/) .

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.
Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to accommodations @fmr.com (mailto:accommodations@fmr.com) , or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.

We welcome those with experience in jobs such as Software Developer, Computer Technician, and Computer User Support Specialist and others in the Computers and Technology to apply.

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