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Android Developer

At Big Nerd Ranch we empower individuals and organizations to dream big and achieve more through innovative digital product development and training.  We do this through our signature immersive bootcamps, our quality online trainings, our elite consulting capabilities and our best selling Big Nerd Ranch Guides.  

We have a vision to build relationships that drive partnerships with 20 Fortune 500 companies and train 200,000 designers and engineers by 2020.  How are we going to do it?  It’s all our people -- we only hire the best.  We are passionate about writing stylish code and teaching others to do the same.  We then live through our values.  We are a community of Nerds who are Brilliant and Curious, Hard-working and Accountable, Kind and Authentic.  

Sound appealing? Learn more about us.

As a Developer, you will...

  • Learn every single day
  • Have empathy for and communicate clearly with your coworkers and clients
  • Develop existing and new mobile applications for Big Nerd Ranch and for our clients
  • Author stories (use cases, technical and functional requirements) and tests
  • Contribute to and participate in development meetings (stand­ups, kick­offs, retrospectives) and design sessions with teams and clients
  • Collaborate with team members, consultants, designers and clients to provide accurate estimations, timelines and risks associated with development
  • Contribute to the Android community through code, blog posts, teaching and speaking

As a candidate, you...

  • Have Android development experience and experience working on consulting projects
  • Understand that an activity is destroyed across a configuration change, but also why it’s destroyed and how to embrace its lifecycle
  • Know how to gracefully support any screen size and device type
  • Appreciate the quality guarantees that well­-written tests provide
  • Have a drive to learn and understand as much as possible
  • Enjoy reviewing others' code and having your code reviewed
  • Appreciate the perspective that others from a variety of different backgrounds and experience levels can provide
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills

You might also...

  • Have experience with Kotlin (if not, don’t worry. We’ll teach you)
  • Have knowledge of RxJava and its impact on application architecture
  • Enjoy teaching others and can clearly describe complicated software to your fellow developers

The benefits we offer to full time employees:    

  • Health, dental, vision, life insurance; 401k matching, short and long term disability
  • Any hardware, software or services you need to do your job are always 100% on us.  
  • A flexible, remote-friendly and learning based environment where creative ideas are explored and the desire to learn new technologies is encouraged and valued.
  • Must reside in the US and be legally authorized to work in the US.

At Big Nerd Ranch you will make a difference and contribute to the development community in interesting ways.  Are you up to the challenge?

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