Android App Engineer (Digital Out-of-Home)

Job Type
Permanent
Salary
6,000,000 JPY - 9,000,000 JPY per year
Japanese Level
None
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date
ASAP
Location
Tokyo

Description

Out-of-home marketing refers to public “third screens,” that range from the massive displays you see on the side of buildings around Times Square and the Hachiko Scramble, down to the small tablets often found near checkout counters. The Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) project is building a platform that powers interactive, digital out-of-home experiences on a variety of displays. It will connect marketers with their target audience, programmatically, anytime, anywhere, and on any screen.

The company is looking for an Android developer for applications aimed at a vast number of diverse Android devices. Your primary focus will be the development and maintenance of Android applications and their integration with Google Maps, and showing Video Interstitial Ads on the Mobile Application. You will be responsible to choose best fit libraries or frameworks. You will be working alongside other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and creating quality products is essential.

In this role you will be responsible for helping to craft the web application that marketers and publishers will use to power thousands of displays across the globe. You will also shape creative, cutting-edge user experiences across an unlimited variety of display types, locations, and settings.

【Responsibilities】
‐ Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code
‐ Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable Java code
‐ Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
‐ Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
‐ Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
‐ Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
‐ Bring in Interstitial Video Ads on the Mobile Application

【Role Benefits】
‐ The opportunity to grow as an engineer and become a subject-matter expert
‐ The system is being built from the ground up - no legacy code to maintain!
‐ A collaborative approach to problem-solving within a multi-disciplinary team
‐ A results-oriented focus with the flexibility to work when and where you feel you are most productive
‐ With an unlimited variety of user experiences, you will have plenty of opportunities to use your creative side. You will never be bored!


【Company Details】
Our client is a large global Internet service company that has enjoyed sustained growth as they continue to expand their business in various new areas and industries. This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse and international environment in Japan. Our client actively strives to be an equal opportunity employer, and they have many female and foreign nationals in upper management positions. Their brand has also gained global recognition as they sponsor some of the world's most famous sports teams. Our client prides themselves in providing a comfortable working environment for their employees. Engineers are welcome to choose their own setup (Windows/Mac, etc.); whatever makes them comfortable! Free meals are also provided at the company cafeteria. Their chefs work to create exciting new menus and dishes, so employees never get tired of the food!

Skillhouse has placed many candidates here, and we currently boast the highest number of contracts annually out of any vendor. Due to our great working relationship, the interview process is smooth and easy. Our account managers individually work with each candidate to make sure everyone is fully prepped and well-informed beforehand, so candidates feel confident during every step of the application process. We also offer advice and consultation on how to write successful and effective resumes in both Japanese and English. Skillhouse can even set up a company tour (depending on the situation).

【Working Hours】
9:00 - 17:30(Mon - Fri)

【Holidays】
Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays, Year-end and New Year Holidays, Paid Holidays, Other Special Holidays

【Services / Benefits】
Social insurance, Transportation Fee

Required Skills

‐ UG/PG in Computer Science/Software Engineering with experience
‐ Solid background in software development and design patterns
‐ Experience with Android SDK, JAVA, NDK
‐ Experience in JSON and REST API's
‐ Experience working with product management and UI/UX designers
‐ Ability to work in a dynamic, fast moving and growing environment
‐ Experience in publishing high quality android application to play store
‐ Very sound with Android Core concepts, Google Map, Google IMA SDK, Image Rendering libraries, git, etc.
‐ Experience in Digital Advertising domain and a working knowledge of Google DFP is a plus

Preferred Skills

‐ Excellent communication skills with the ability to translate complex, technical concepts to non-technical personnel, and will foster a collaborative, team-based approach to solving difficult challenges
‐ A user-centric point of view that doesn’t compromise the customer experience and always strives to improve it
‐ A passion for bleeding edge technology and a strong interest in the commercialization of it. To succeed and make money in this industry you must absolutely want to be a trend-setter.
‐ An independent self-starter comfortable working with incomplete information
‐ A humble, roll-up-your-sleeves-and-get-it-done mindset. It is not so important when or where you get the job done as long as it happens on time and under budget.