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2185 - Android Developer

Chantilly, Virginia


  • Develop and maintain suite of Android applications in support of customer objectives.
  • Leverage creativity to turn new requirements into a function and reliable design.
  • Understand the full range of Android topics to include activity management and fragments, background services, worker manager, notifications, push notification database operations, and networking operations.
  • Iterative development managing app releases, alpha and beta mechanisms.
  • Understand the Android security model and defensive security-topics including certificates, encryption, and keystores.
  • Understand monitoring best practices to include the use of Crashlytics.
  • Evaluate, maintains and develops the app, server API, and security model.
  • Support mobile-first concepts such as device orientation, network stats, and peak notifications
  • Support app database updates
  • Design and develop user interfaces


  • BA degree in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer and Information Security, Computer Security and/or Network Administration from an accredited university/college with 5 years’ experience; MA degree in Computer Science or related with 3 years; PhD in Computer Science or related discipline with 2 years’ experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • 5 years of relevant experience with mobile app development
  • Ability to design, deploy and maintain an Android application
  • Proven experience with Android, Java, Kotlin, and Android Developer Studio.
  • Familiarity with MVC framework and Cordova a plus.
  • Familiarity with Material Design best practices; possess experience with UX concepts, comfortable performing manual and automated testing and incorporating user feedback.
  • An intellectual curiosity and desire to identify, recognize, and recommend new and relevant mobile techniques, methodologies, and security mechanisms
  • An eagerness to be part of a hybrid R&D-DevOps team that necessitates creativity, a desire to push the boundary of the art of the possible, and a willingness to be available to support operational deployments at an operational tempo
  • A track-record of rising to the top of prior teams while demonstrating interpersonal skills that enhance team dynamics and reduce communication burdens/costs
  • A capacity to work independently, as part of a team, and be accountable to delivery and meet deadlines


  • Active Secret with ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance


  • Secret minimum