Senior Android Developer

Fox Corporation New York , NY 10007

Posted 4 weeks ago

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News is seeking a Senior Android developer to focus on ad technology efforts. As a Senior Android developer, you will be an integral member of the Fox News app development team and bring previous experience working with a variety of advertising platforms and technologies (display ads, contextual ads, SSAI for video, as well as and header bidding & ad performance measurement). The ideal candidate will have experience writing modular, reusable code in a manner that allows for rapid testing of ad providers, services, and performance. You will work within the Fox News / Fox Business app development team and deliver solutions in parallel to ongoing app development process. You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, agile environment and have excellent communication skills.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Architect & build solutions related to digital monetization within the Fox News & Fox Business mobile and OTT apps in order to optimize performance and monetization

  • Work proactively to optimize & troubleshoot ad tech related issues within these apps

  • Contribute code to the Fox News and Fox Business mobile and OTT apps

  • Write idiomatic Kotlin code that is clean, readable and maintainable

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • BS or higher in Computer Science or related field

  • 3+ years experience in Android Development using Kotlin and/or Java

  • Portfolio of Android apps in the Google Play Store

  • A deep understanding of mobile ad technologies and concepts (VAST, VMAP)

  • Experience with the following SDKs:

  • Google Mobile Ads SDK

  • Google Interactive Media Ads SDK (IMA)

  • Experience with header bidding solutions (Prebid.js, Amazon, Index)

  • Strong knowledge of design patterns

  • Experience with source control systems, specifically Git

  • Experience with RESTful JSON feed consumption

  • Experience with OTT (Android TV/Fire TV) development is preferred, but not required

  • Experience with the latest development paradigms regarding performance, security and coding best practices

  • Experience developing reusable, modular frameworks is preferred

  • Familiarity with MVVM, MVP, MVI

  • Good communication skills with different stakeholders such as QA, Project Managers and Product Owners

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.


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