Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka

We're Softway. We are an independent digital agency with offices in Houston, TX and Bengaluru, India. We do work we're proud of. Work that makes an impact on our clients' business and, hopefully, the world. We do it by bringing bright people together from all walks of life and every imaginable background, letting them loose on a challenge, and giving them the freedom to explore the possibilities.


WHO WE WANT:

We’re looking for an experienced Android Developer to join our growing team in India. These should sound like you:

  • You have your technology fundamentals: Should know Android Coding guidelines and Coding Standards. Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes and Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices. Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks. Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines.
  • You have relevant work experience: Hands-on experience in Object Oriented Programming, Database programming, Algorithms, Data Structures. Strong experience in the design and development (full Life Cycle) of mobile applications (Android). Experienced in submitting apps to the play store. Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning. Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable Java code. Proficient in Core Java.
  • You keep yourself updated in new technologies: You are curious to learn about new technologies and trends. The developer should be well versed with the latest trends in Android development. Particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies, and keep team members informed as appropriate.
  • Additional know-how: Working knowledge of software design patterns and Agile software development. Have knowledge about the use of additional sensors, such as gyroscopes and accelerometers. Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications, RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services, continuous integration and Kotlin

WHO WE DON’T WANT:

If you have the following qualities and exhibit any of the following, we may not be the right fit for you. You are sure to find a better place to work for.

  • You are complacent

You’re confident about your knowledge of iOS technology to an extent that you’re not willing to learn anything new, outside of your domain.

  • You need constant supervision

You rely on your supervisor’s directions and/or guidance and don’t feel the need to update the status of your tasks.

  • You believe you know it all

You find it difficult to accept that a technology/tool has advanced and that you need to update yourself.

  • You are not flexible

You find it difficult to handle late night meetings or project work when the need arises.

  • You compromise

When the going gets tough, you prefer to compromise on quality and settle for the average, even though an alternative is available.

WHAT WE EXPECT OF YOU:

Do you connect with these qualities and skills? Do you have what it takes to be an Android developer in Softway? Find out


  • Be flexible: Must be able to prioritize with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines. Ability to bring in fresh ideas and diversity in work style.
  • Have excellent communication skills: You have excellent interpersonal skills. You are good at communication with both technical and non-technical groups. You are able to explain clearly and concisely and justify ideas when faced with competing alternatives. You exhibit strong documentation and organizational skills.
  • You are a team player: You thrill in collaborating and working with a diverse set of people. You will work closely with team members, project managers, business analysts and architects to create solutions for moderate to complex enterprise level requirements in group. Must be able to communicate and interact effectively with management, staff employees, customers and vendors.
  • You are self-motivated: Must be ready to handle projects single- handedly. You’re passionate about meeting project and customers’ needs. You thrill in learning new frameworks/technologies/tools. You show unwavering commitment to service and product excellence. Must be able to proactively work to improve individual performance and take full responsibility for individual project achievement or work in a team.
  • Business savvy: You understand key business drivers and are sensitive to business operations and are able to contribute to improve business. You have analytical abilities and are able to develop creative, technical solutions to real business problems. Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements. Logical thinking and strong analytical reasoning comes naturally to you.
  • You are good at time management: Must be able to utilize time effectively to complete work tasks and activities that lead to the achievement of work objectives and projects. You are well-organized and use your time efficiently to prioritize tasks.
  • Open to learning: Able to take feedback from code reviews and implement. You have a knack for benchmarking and optimization. You are proactive with a good learning curve and flexibility to learn new technologies / frameworks.

WHAT YOU’LL WORK ON:

We’re a pretty unique agency, and we have clients across all sorts of different industries and channels. These are just some of the types of areas you might get to work on:

  • Websites
  • Apps
  • IoT
  • Cloud

There are a host of challenges that we are thrilled to meet at Softway, so get hands-on with something new, and be ready to learn!

WHY SHOULD YOU WORK AT SOFTWAY?

  • A young team.
    By young, we don’t necessarily mean in age. We are changing the landscape in Houston. Bringing in clients that most shops here only dream of working with.
  • A solid roster of unexpected clients.
    Sure we have a few clients who are more difficult to work with than others, but we’ve built strong relationships with our clients. They trust us.
  • An ego-less workplace.
    Well, there are egos here, but none too big for the organization. We all have each other’s backs. We support everyone.
  • We are lovers of learning.
    We push each other to do things differently, to learn a new skill, to share a success. We push you, but we won’t let you struggle.
  • We take work and play very seriously.
    In a perfect world the lines between the two are blurred. We like to keep it light around here.
  • Salary and benefits.
    You’ll get a competitive salary. Paid time off. Full benefits.

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We’re all about opportunity.

At Softway, we’re always looking for fresh new additions to the team. If you haven’t had a chance yet, get to know us a little better by exploring our site. Like what you see? Then we want to know more about you, too. Fill out the form or email us at uscareers@softway.com or indiacareers@softway.com

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