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Sr. Android Software Engineer

Company: Trimble
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Who are we?

Trimble Transportation is a division of Trimble Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions for various industries. Trimble Transportation focuses specifically on providing technology and software solutions to the transportation and logistics industry.

Trimble Transportation offers a range of solutions designed to improve operational efficiency, enhance safety, and optimize resources for fleet management, transportation logistics, and supply chain management. These solutions leverage advanced technologies such as GPS, telematics, cloud computing, and data analytics to enable better decision-making and streamline processes in the transportation industry.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Android Software Engineer to join our dynamic and innovative team. As a Senior Android Software Engineer, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining cutting-edge mobile applications on the Android platform. Your comprehensive experience and marketable skills will be crucial in driving the success of our mobile app development projects. This is an excellent opportunity to work on challenging projects, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and contribute to the growth and evolution of our Android applications.


Design, develop, and maintain high-quality Android applications using the latest technologies and best practices.

Actively engage with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and backend engineers, to define, prioritize, and deliver robust mobile solutions.

Lead the technical design and implementation of complex features and modules, ensuring scalability, reliability, and performance.

Provide technical expertise and guidance to junior team members, fostering knowledge sharing and professional growth.

Conduct code reviews, identify areas for improvement, and implement solutions to enhance the overall quality of the Android applications.

Optimize application performance and user experience by analyzing and addressing performance bottlenecks, memory leaks, and other issues.

Stay up-to-date with the latest trends, tools, and technologies in Android app development and propose innovative ideas to improve the application architecture and user experience.

Collaborate with Test Automation engineers to ensure proper testing and deployment of Android applications, ensuring high standards of quality and reliability.

Troubleshoot and debug issues reported by users or identified through testing, providing timely resolutions and maintaining high levels of user satisfaction.


Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in Android application development.

Experience with reactive and asynchronous programming frameworks such as Kotlin Coroutines.

Proven track record of delivering successful Android applications with comprehensive knowledge of the Android ecosystem, tools, and frameworks.

Strong proficiency in Kotlin.

Extensive experience with Android Studio, Gradle, and other development tools.

Solid understanding of object-oriented programming principles, design patterns, and best practices for mobile application development.

Deep knowledge of Android UI/UX design principles, material design guidelines, and responsive layout techniques.

Proficient in RESTful APIs integration, JSON/XML parsing, and third-party library integration.

Experience with Google Firestore and proficiency in integrating Firestore databases into Android applications.

Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) services and the ability to leverage GCP tools for building scalable and cloud-native Android applications.

Experience with Git/GitHub and familiarity with continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) processes.

Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze complex technical challenges and propose effective solutions.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively collaborate and communicate technical concepts to cross-functional teams.

Familiarity with testing frameworks (e.g., JUnit, Espresso) and test-driven development (TDD) principles.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with serverless backend technologies and cloud platforms, such as Google Cloud Functions, or Azure Functions.

Knowledge of JavaScript and proficiency in building backend services or APIs using Node.js or other JavaScript frameworks.

Familiarity with GoLang and the ability to work with Go-based backend systems and microservices.

Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies and tools (e.g., JIRA, Confluence).

Proven experience in successfully launching Android applications through the Google Play Store, including a deep understanding of the submission and review process.

Proficiency in utilizing Firebase for application analytics, crash reporting, and performance monitoring to gather insights and improve app performance.

We offer competitive compensation packages, a supportive work environment, and opportunities for professional growth and advancement. If you are passionate about Android app development and possess the skills and experience required, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our talented team of engineers and contribute to the development of innovative mobile applications.

Trimble is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and embrace our
candidates' diversity and take affirmative action to employ and advance individuals
without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation,
religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy (including
childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, marital status, genetic
information, and all other legally protected characteristics. We forbid discrimination and
harassment in the workplace based on any protected status or characteristic. A criminal
history is not an automatic bar to employment with the Company, and we consider
qualified applicants consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.

The Company is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for
individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs in our job
application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation for your job, contact


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