Android Tech Lead

3+ months agoPleasanton, CA


Kforce has a client in the Pleasanton, CA area that is looking for an Android Tech Lead. This position is remote for now until shelter in place is lifted. This is a 6-12 months contract to hire opportunity.Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Drive innovation and design solutions for consumer facing Android mobile applications
  • Provide technical leadership in end to end design, development, and testing of solutions
  • Work with technical leads, managers and Product stakeholders to define and manage the technical roadmap
  • Prepare and present potential technical solutions and advise the business on approach and tradeoffs
  • Work with developers, business analysts and subject matter experts to understand the complex technological system in order to produce integrated end-to-end solution options
  • Provide high level effort estimates in the absence of detailed requirements
  • Participate in the definition and implementation standards for mobile development
  • Facilitate the implementation and adoption of new mobile tools and technologies
  • Communicate solution approaches to architects, project teams and other stakeholders
  • Keep up to date on cutting edge technologies and effectively incorporate that knowledge to our platform roadmap, design and implementation


  • 4-year degree (Computer Science, Information Systems or relational functional field) and/or equivalent combination of education or work experience
  • 10+ years of overall programming experience
  • 7+ years of acting as a designer for major systems and their subsystems
  • Extensive experience consuming SOAP/REST web services
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS & JavaScript. Experience with HTML5 & CSS3
  • Experience with mobile JavaScript frameworks like jQuery mobile
  • Excellent understanding of usability aspects of mobile applications
  • Strong hands-on experience building consumer facing mobile solutions for Android
  • Sound understanding of architectural pattern like MVVM and MVC
  • Hands on experience with REST API services
  • Strong hands-on experience building consumer facing mobile solutions for Android
  • Hands on experience with Kotlin and Java
  • Deep knowledge of scalability, security and maintainability of high-volume mobile applications
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, leadership and decision-making skills
  • Ability to communicate and drive highly complex technology solutions to broad audiences within and outside of IT through diagrams, written and verbal presentations and communication
  • Ability to define solutions from very high-level business ideas
  • Ability to describe non-functional requirements
  • Ability to work independently
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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