Manager of Mobile Development - Android

Viacom.Tech in Warsaw plays a crucial role in Viacom`s global engineering organization. We build highly efficient, advanced systems which are used by millions of users all over the world. Currently, we are looking for a rock solid Manager of Mobile Development - Android. If you are an experienced Engineering Manager willing to lead a team of iOS developers, a creative problem solver, and love to create great software, then you may be reading about your next job right now!

Job ID: MMDA
Location: Warsaw
Job type: Full time, regular

Responsibilities:

You will be working as a part of fast-paced, cross-functional, Agile team, building highly optimized native Android experiences for kids, supporting brands like Nick, Nick Jr., and Noggin. As a hands-on manager, you will lead and mentor the team, share your knowledge about development in Java, provide feedback in design and code reviews, and promote best industry practices. By working closely with team’s Architect and external technical software partners, you will be responsible for the design, development, and implementation of high-quality native mobile apps. You will manage the technical roadmap of the products, provide accurate work estimations, review, execute, and maintain key technical decisions, standards, and policies. As a technical representative, you will clearly communicate the team’s path to your business partners, as well as assist with the recruitment process as a key voice on hiring decisions. In conjunction with Director, you will translate business requirements into technical ones and execute a vision and suggested principles with the team.

Your profile:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in Android software development with Java, and at least one additional language (C, C++, Python, Ruby, Scala, etc.)
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent professional experience combined with a Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience managing and mentoring a mobile development team
  • Successfully launched apps in the Google Play and Amazon Appstore
  • Expert development skills including client-side technologies, design, architecture, and writing of clean, reusable, extensible, standards-compliant code
  • Experience with Android testing specifics, including unit, functional and UI testing and applied knowledge of frameworks like Robolectric and Espresso
  • Working experience with deducing problems using memory and rendering Android performance measuring tools
  • Knowledge of advanced ways to execute flexible app architecture using dependency injection
  • Leverage third-party SDKs to enhance effort at solving the business needs
  • Strong understanding of OOD, and Agile methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban
  • Familiarity with continuous integration/deployment techniques
  • Experience with build tools such as Gradle
  • Ability to write ‘just enough’ documentation
  • Great communication skills, both with technical and non-technical team members

Nice to have:

  • Prior experience with adaptive video streaming technologies, digital advertising platforms, and/or web analytics integration
  • Experience with launching streaming video media related apps in the Google Play and Amazon Appstore
  • Familiarity with Android TV, Fire TV, Google Cast, and Amazon Appstore apps development
  • Native mobile game development experience
  • Proficiency in table tennis is a huge plus!

We offer:

  • Challenging projects targeting large international communities, using modern development and deployment technologies
  • An Agile and growing team of software engineers creating products accessible everywhere
  • Great benefits package: private health care, fitness card, and lots of team building events
  • Competitive salary tailored to your skills and experience and plenty of opportunities for personal and career development
  • Brand new office located in the strict city center (2 mins walk from Metro Politechnika) with cool fun zones
  • Last, but not least, we do great stuff for the global brands, such as Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, and Paramount!