Contract Android Developer

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!


About the Role

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 companies 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.

 
Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • 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
  • Be a great culture fit, and collaborate with your team on a daily basis

 
Required Experience:

  • Strong 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
  • Agile/scrum methodologies

 
Preferred Experience:

  • 3+ years as a software engineer working on client applications
  • Strong architecture, analytical and design skills
  • 2 years of experience with agile/scrum methodologies
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field


Benefits and Perks!

Here at Big Fish, we have a lot to offer, from an amazing community of coworkers who share a great passion for what we do to providing a healthy work-life balance.  We’re in the business of games and fun so don't get caught off guard by an unexpected Nerf gun battle that happens every now and then.

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

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