Software Engineer

Senior Android Software Engineer (Mobile Developer)

FOX Corp.

Blue Ash, Ohio

Posted: 5/25/2022
FOX Sports is the global innovator in sports production and we are looking to maintain our creative excellence in the digital world with the consumer products that we create for our customers.
At FOX Cincinnati, a development studio within FOX Corporation, we develop mobile apps, websites, backend platforms, video players and machine learning solutions. We create the digital products that allow you to enjoy the NFL, MLB, NASCAR, UFC, NBA, NHL, USFL, WWE, Soccer, college basketball, college football and more.
Our team of 50-plus strong software engineers, test engineers, graphic designers, scrum masters and product managers are passionate about software, sports and games. We develop in the newest technologies and follow the latest software development principles. Although we're in a brand new office that opened in March of 2022, our Blue Ash, Ohio start-up culture remains (t-shirts, headphones, shuffleboard, etc.).
FOX Cincinnati is seeking a talented, self-motivated, senior-level engineer with Android experience. If you have a passion for mobile development, an interest in sports, and the desire to help develop an app used by millions, look no further!
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or similar
  • Significant full-time software development experience
  • Kotlin development experience
  • Strong understanding of Android Studio for building Android apps
  • Strong understanding of native Android frameworks, API and UI/UX best practices
  • Strong understanding of Kotlin Coroutines
  • Experience with tools from Android Jetpack Suite
  • Familiarity with Git
  • Contributed to publication of one or more apps
  • Experience with source control, managed releases and CI/CD pipelines
Optional Requirements:
  • Experience leveraging high-performance, scalable backend systems
  • Knowledge of caching strategies
  • Experience with REST/JSON and API development
  • Experience with Dagger2
  • Familiarity with ExoPlayer
  • Passion for sports & entertainment
  • Develop new features consisting of medium-to-very high difficulty levels
  • Architect selected product features
  • Participate and/or lead in the generation of product technical specifications
  • Perform iterative testing and improvement cycles for optimal code and user experience
  • Maintain and improve existing products incorporating analysis and feedback
  • Participate in product brainstorming sessions
  • Stay current on software development practices and the technology industry
  • Stay current on sports and entertainment products, topics and trends
  • Other duties and responsibilities, as assigned
What we're really looking for is someone who...
  • Contributes clean, optimized, documented and well-tested code
  • Takes great pride in his/her work and is excited to show it off to friends
  • Is passionate about building exquisite user interfaces
  • Analyzes a problem and thinks through potential solutions before writing a line of code
  • Is always looking to improve, learn from and share knowledge with his/her peers
  • Thinks through project scope and provides accurate time estimates
  • Consistently meets deadlines, anticipates issues and raises concerns early
  • Solves problems without being asked
  • Enjoys working with others
  • Is flexible and open to feedback
  • Enjoys writing software, talking about software and using software on all platforms and devices
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.