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Senior Mobile Software Engineer - Android

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 11799 N College Ave, Carmel, Indiana
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Cox Automotive is seeking a Sr. Android Mobile Developer / Software Engineer for a full-time employee position based in Carmel, IN office. This will be hybrid" work-from-home role requiring the selected candidate to come into our Carmel office approximately once a week, and potentially up to 10 times a month.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Android Developer to join our dynamic mobile development team. As a Senior Android Developer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining cutting-edge Android applications that provide exceptional user experiences. You will play a key role in driving the technical direction of our Android projects and collaborating with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality solutions. The ideal candidate should have 5 to 8 years of hands-on experience in Android app development, possessing in-depth expertise in Kotlin, Java, Android SDK, SQLite, and familiarity with for continuous integration and deployment.

What you will be doing :

  • Lead the end-to-end development process of Android applications, from concept to deployment, ensuring high-quality and performant code.

  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other developers to define project requirements, scope, and technical feasibility.

  • Design and implement elegant, efficient, and maintainable Android application architectures.

  • Optimize application performance, responsiveness, and battery usage to deliver a seamless user experience across various Android devices.

  • Ensure adherence to best practices, coding standards, and software development principles.

  • Conduct code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and mentor junior team members to elevate the team's technical capabilities.

  • Investigate and resolve complex technical issues, bugs, and bottlenecks in the Android applications.

  • Stay updated with the latest trends, technologies, and advancements in the Android ecosystem to drive innovation and improvement in our products.

  • Collaborate with the QA team to implement comprehensive testing strategies and ensure robust app functionality.

  • Utilize for continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines to streamline the development and release process.

What we require from you :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field plus 4+ years of relevant work experience; or a Master's degree plus 2+ years of relevant work experience; or a PhD plus 0-1 years of relevant experience

  • In lieu of a degree, qualified candidates would require 8+ years of relevant professional experience

  • Proven experience in Android app development with a strong portfolio of successfully launched applications on the Google Play Store.

  • Proficiency in Kotlin and Java, with a solid understanding of object-oriented programming (OOP) principles.

  • Deep knowledge of the Android SDK, Android Studio, and various libraries commonly used in Android app development.

  • Experience with SQLite and other data storage technologies in Android applications.

  • Familiarity with for continuous integration and deployment will be a plus.

  • Strong understanding of software development best practices, design patterns, and architectural principles for Android apps.

  • Experience with performance profiling and optimization techniques for Android applications.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to handle complex technical challenges.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively within a team and with stakeholders

Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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