Android Developer (Financial Services)

| Chicago

We’re in search of an Android Developer who can help us in our effort to make our market leading ThinkTrader platform even better. You will be responsible for planning, successful execution and ongoing support of complex development projects for smart phone and tablet form factors on the Android platform. You will be working with other global team members to coordinate the requirements pipeline, implementation and release.  If you are able to create incredible user experience and find new ways of presenting data you are the perfect candidate for this role.

Responsibilities:
 

  • Understand the nuances between mobile platforms and provide advice and guidance to other developers on handling those nuances.
  • Contribute to our mobile application(s) development using Kotlin to deliver compelling user experiences.
  • Help and advice in the selection of the most appropriate frameworks to use with the product.
  • Work closely with the API team to define and consume API services for the apps.
  • Actively troubleshoot any issues that arise during testing and production, catching and solving issues before launch.
  • Deploy product updates as required while implementing integrations when they arise.
  • Manage application deployments, fixes, updates and related processes.
  • Work with open-source technologies as needed.
  • Work with CI and CD tools, and source control such as GIT and/or SVN.
  • Offer technical support where needed, developing software for our Android based mobile application development team.
  • Stay current with industry trends and source new ways for enhancing our user experience.

Requirements:
 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering or a relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years of Android development experience in building and delivering consumer facing mobile apps
  • Familiarity with Android development tools such as Android Studio, ADB, Gradle, Fabric, etc.
  • Familiarity with major capabilities, differences, and similarities across different Android and hardware versions
  • Knowledge of RESTful Web-Services, JSON, networking protocols and best practices for promoting leading application performance
  • Consistent upward and downstream communication
  • Experience with performance and memory tuning
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
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Location

We are in the financial district of the city, located in the UBS Tower. We welcome others who would like to master the latest in tech with us.

An Insider's view of ThinkMarkets

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're definitely a hardworking bunch, and we're very passionate about what we do. The culture is dynamic and collaborative, and there's always something to work on which helps the day fly by!

Mackenzie

Corporate Recruiter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Architecting and managing multi-platform, multi-jurisdictional, multi-asset class trading infrastructure and being able to provide a consistent yet localized experience for our clients from more than 180 countries sounds like a complex problem. But for our diverse, global team it is just another fun day at work.

Edwin

CTO

What are ThinkMarkets Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
ThinkMarkets covers up to 85% of transit costs and the remaining balance can be deducted from paychecks pre-tax.
Stocked Kitchen
We have an espresso and coffee machine, tea, and snacks stocked in our kitchen!
Some Meals Provided
Free lunch catered in on Fridays!
Fitness Subsidies
ThinkMarkets provides $65 a month to each employee to use towards gym memberships or classes (yoga, barre, kick-boxing, etc.) to promote a healthy lifestyle!
Professional Development Benefits
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