Android Software Development Engineer

COME PLAY!

Since its founding in 2002, Big Fish has been the world’s largest producer and distributor of casual games, with titles which continuously land us at the top of app store charts. Today, we’re bounding into the mid-core space, exploring new and exciting forms of gameplay, and producing more fun than ever! Big Fish is home to six individual studios, each with its own unique style of game-play. Together, we’re united under a common goal: to produce and develop the very best in mobile gaming, and bring fun and entertainment to our millions of customers across the globe!

THE MISSION

The Big Fish SDK and Client Engineering team is seeking an experienced Android software developer to work on a number of current Android projects. We are looking for software engineers with extensive experience in the Android platform who are looking for a real mobile challenge. Our team is not only responsible for delivering the company's Android SDK for all our mobile games, but also has a part in Android initiatives across both game studios and Engineering as a whole. If you passionate about developing for the Android platform, and are willing to roll up your sleeves and jump in on any problem from SDK work, to our Game Finder application, to game development and everything in between, then this position might be right up your alley.

THIS INCLUDES…

  • Expand our existing Android SDK with new features and feature improvements to help support game teams
  • Work on new features for our Android Game Finder application
  • Tackle Android related problems as they come up company wide
  • Bring your Android experience to continuously drive improvements in the companies Android investments
  • Provide support for integrating SDK and services into Android games


REQUIRED ABILITIES, ACHIEVEMENTS, AND XP

  • 2+ years of Android application development experience
  • Expert coding abilities in Java
  • Strong OO design and coding skills
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, and willingness to help debug difficult issues
  • Experience working on a development team that practices Agile/scrum methodologies  
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field

 
Preferred Experience:

  • 3+ years as a software engineer working on client applications
  • Strong architecture, analytical and design skills
  • Experience with Android SDK and/or Android Studio


LET’S GO!

We’ve come a long way, and continue to grow, with just over 600 employees across our Seattle headquarters, Oakland studio, and Luxembourg office. Located in Lower Queen Anne, our corporate offices are conveniently located on the beautiful Puget Sound, just outside the hustle-and-bustle of Downtown. We’re a short walk from great Seattle attractions like Seattle Center, the Olympic Sculpture Garden, shops and restaurants at the pier, and a variety of food truck hot-spots.

Need commuting options? We’re right along multiple bus routes for the transit-takers, the Elliott Bay trail for cyclists, and have a secure on-site garage for two and four-wheeled commuters. Our facilities are built around work and play, with state of the art tools and software, and amenities that make work fun! Take a break in one of our game rooms, refresh yourself with a free snack or beverage, or get out for some fresh air on one of our waterside balconies.

On top of all this, we’ve got you covered with great benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement options, transportation and fitness discounts, and great work-life balance!

Want to discover more about life at Big Fish? Check us out on TheMuse.com!

Be the next Big Fish in the Pond!


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