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Senior Android Platform Developer

Company: CIS Secure Computing
Location: Ashburn
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
CIS Corporate Offices - Ashburn, VA

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
4 Year Degree

Travel Percentage

Job Shift

Job Category
Information Technology


The successful candidate will work with us to create, customize and monitor security-hardened software on mobile devices. The candidate will work in collaboration with application developers, engineers and technical teams.

If you have a solid software development background and have realized your passion for developing and extending the Android platform, then please consider us: This position may be based out of our Ottawa, ON or Ashburn, VA location.


  • Working knowledge of Googles AOSP
  • Support and extend the altOS custom Android ROM
  • Design and build advanced Android applications
  • Port the altOS ROM to new commercial-off-the-self Android devices
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
    • Perform product design, bug verification, release testing, and beta projects on a custom Android ROM
    • Work with the Application and Server teams to develop unique OS and Android framework features not possible in standard Android apps
    • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency Qualifications

      Basic Qualifications: (US Based)
      • Must meet the definition of a US person as defined by the US regulations:
        • Any individual who is granted U.S. citizenship
        • Any individual who is granted U.S. permanent residence (i.e., a "Green Card" holder)
        • Any individual who is granted status as a "protected person"" Qualifications

          Education and Experience:
          • University degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience in the field
          • Minimum of five years experience in Android related product development Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
            • Experience with AOSP and Linux operating system development (or one its derivatives)syncing it, building it, debugging it, modifying it, contributing to it
            • Experience porting Android ROMs to new devices, flashing devices with Android System ROMs (e.g. LineageOS)
              • Experience with the Android SDK and Android Studio
              • Experience with Git or some other Source Control system
                • Proficient in Java, C, and C++
                • Linux kernel development is a plus
                • Familiarity with Android platform architecture
                • Familiarity with Android device management technology (e.g. DevicePolicyManager, MDM APIs)
                • Skills in bash scripting, make files, and Perl / python.
                  • Able to handle multiple tasks and adapt to a constantly changing environment
                  • High degree of initiative and creativity to suggest new ways of approaching problems and developing innovative applications
                  • Team oriented with the ability to work cooperatively with personnel from various departments
                  • Excellent ability to communicate through written, oral, and presentation skills
                  • Strong attention to detail
                    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
                    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
                    • Frequently must use hands to finger, handle, or feel and to reach with hands and arms.
                    • Required to sit, stand and walk
                      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT:
                        • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, as can be expected in a typical office environment.
                        • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: CIS Secure Computing, Germantown , Senior Android Platform Developer, Other , Ashburn, Maryland

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