Tech Lead (Android)

No. of Positions :   1
Total Relevant Experience :   8 to 10 Years
Education :   B.E. / B.Tech / M.E. / M.Tech / MCA – Computer / Information Technology
Job Description :  
  • • The primary responsibilities of the tech lead revolve around providing hands-on leadership in software architecture, guiding and mentoring the Android software development team, and serving as a close collaborator and trusted advisor to both the business and technology teams. Additionally, the tech lead is accountable for ensuring the successful delivery of a robust, high-quality, and scalable mobile solution. This role offers excitement and challenges to individuals who are visionary thought-leaders, possess real-world experience, and excel in cross-functional collaboration.
  • • Technical Leadership: Provide technical guidance, direction and hands-on technical leadership to the android development team. You will be responsible for setting the technical direction of projects, ensuring best practices are followed, and making architectural decisions.
  • • Mentoring and Coaching: Mentoring and coaching team members to improve their technical skills, code quality, and overall performance. You'll be responsible for fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth within the team.
  • • Code Review: Conducting regular code reviews to maintain code quality, ensure adherence to coding standards, and identify possible improvement.
  • • Architectural Design: Create architectures which are scalable, maintainable and flexible enough to accommodate changes and updates.
  • • Project Planning and Estimation: Involve with project team in project planning and estimation by providing technical insights and assessing the feasibility of proposed features or improvements
  • • Technology Evaluation: Evaluating and adopting new technologies, tools, and frameworks that can enhance the development process and improve the application's performance and user experience
  • • Bug Tracking and Issue Resolution: Identifying and resolving technical issues, bugs, and performance bottlenecks in the applications. You'll ensure that the team maintains a high level of code quality and application performance.
  • • Communication: Being a strong communicator and collaborator with other teams, stakeholders, and management. You'll need to effectively convey technical concepts and project status to non-technical audiences.
  • • Quality Assurance: Overseeing the implementation of testing strategies, including unit testing, integration testing, and UI testing, to deliver a robust and reliable application
  • • Continuous Improvement: Identifying process inefficiencies and areas for improvement within the development workflow and implementing best practices to increase team efficiency and productivity
  • • Risk Management: Anticipating and mitigating potential risks and challenges during the development lifecycle to ensure project success
  • • Team Building: Contributing to the recruitment and hiring process to build a skilled and cohesive Android development team.
Required Skills :  
  • • Should have 8+ years of experience in android development with extensive knowledge of android SDK/framework, Kotlin and Java.
  • • Proven experience as an Android developer with a strong portfolio of successful mobile applications.
  • • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing complex Android applications with a focus on performance and scalability
  • • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams and mentor junior developers.
  • • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle
  • • Expertise in MVVM/Clean architecture, SOLID principal & Android Jetpack components such as View Model, Compose UI & Room DB
  • • Working with communication middleware for IPC like AIDLs
  • • Should have worked with Junit and functional testing, with frameworks like Mockito and Espresso.
  • • Good understanding of the client/server architecture, PKI infrastructure and web services REST. Good understanding of XML and JSON
  • • Experience on system app development & rooted device is added advantage
  • • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve technical challenges and performance bottlenecks in Android applications
  • • Nice to have experience on CI/CD
  • • Nice to have - JIRA and confluence and working in agile
  • • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and practices