• Android Mobile Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Corp - Westlake
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Mission

    ANDROID MOBILE SOFTWARE ENGINEER

     

    Who We Are

    Founded and continuously led by inventor and entrepreneur Tony Aquila, Solera is a global leader in digital technologies that connect and secure life's most important assets: our cars, homes and identities. Since its inception in 2005 as a garage-based startup, Solera has grown aggressively with over 50 acquisitions across its platforms. The company's current product solutions include Audatex, Autodata, AutoPoint, CAP/HPI, Colimbra, Digidentity, Enservio, Explore Data, Hollander, Identifix, Inpart, LYNX and TitleTec, as well as the company's flagship Digital Garage application. Today, Solera processes over 300 million transactions annually for approximately 235,000 partners and customers in over 80 countries. Unified by a strong culture that values uncommon entrepreneurial thinking and continuous "do-it-different" innovation, Solera's global workforce of 6,700+ associates come from diverse forward-thinking industries that include automotive technology, artificial intelligence, software development, data sciences, cybersecurity, cognitive design, and digital identity protection. For more information, please visit solera.com.

     

     

    The Solera Way

    Solera’s uncommon culture is based on three simple principles: Think 80/20 (Focus), Act 30/30 (Efficiency), and Live 90/10 (Accountability). We define our mindset using Our 3H’s: Humility, a Hunger to succeed, and a desire to Hunt for opportunities to win. We train our volunteers to engage with each other modulating between their intellect (IQ) and emotional intelligence (EQ) using our 3Fs: Facts, Finesse, and Force. Solera has become a global technology leader that is constantly growing in the double digits. The principles, drills, and values associated with the Solera Way have been fundamental to Solera’s success and our ability to grow, continuously change, and innovate.

     

    Are You Uncommon?

    We’re on the hunt for an experienced Android Mobile Software Engineer who ranks in the top quartile among their peers. Someone who has a highly competitive and entrepreneurial mindset that is wired with a team-first attitude, has no problem rolling up their sleeves to execute their missions, and can modulate between leading and following as needed. You will serve as the Android Mobile Software Engineer.  We are looking for a talented native Android developer responsible for the development and maintenance of our applications aimed at the full range of Android devices. Your primary focus will be development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working alongside other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential.

    Position 80s

    What You’ll Be Doing

    At Solera, we believe in providing clarity and focus to what our volunteers are responsible for – their mission. The 80’s, as we call them at Solera, are the employee’s priorities associated with their role or mission. The mission 80’s for this role, are:

    1. Design and build native applications for the Android platform
    2. Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of all applications
    3. Collaborate with a team to design, and shit new features

    Additional responsibilities of the role include:

    • Identify and correct code smells, eliminate bugs
    • Help maintain code quality, organization, and architecture

     

    Qualifications

    Are You Qualified?

     

    • 5+ years native Android application development
    • Advanced skills in Java with latest Android SDKs and functional knowledge of Kotlin
    • Experience using both Android Studio and Eclipse
    • Ability to build production quality applications
    • Understanding software design patterns and modern architectural principals
    • Good communicator, positive personality and team player
    • Sound knowledge of android components (content providers, broadcast receivers, services, activities, fragments, asynctasks, UI layouts, intents)
    • Strong problem-solving skills

    Preferred

    • Current applications published in the Play Store
    • Experience with Agile methodologies
    • Energized by a fast-paced environment
    • Working knowledge of test-driven development practices
    • Experience writing multi-threaded, asynchronous code
    • Experience with Protocol oriented, functional programming
    • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
    • Knowledge of web technologies, material design and UI/UX standards
    • Proficient understanding of Git
    • Familiarity with continuous integration 

    Our Space

    We believe that offices should be destinations where people want to be… places where people want to work, play and, collaborate. That is why we spend a lot of time on enhancing our workspaces. Solera’s work environments are intersections of the old and the new… of the past, present, and future. They are spaces designed to stimulate creative thinking, innovation, and cross-functional collaboration.

     

    We also embrace wellness. Whether it is our onsite or offsite workout centers, nutritional meals and beverages, or endless snacks for focus and energy. This wellness plan is our commitment to healthy living, which spans across our office environments.

     

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