Senior Software Engineer – Mobile (Android)

Gurugram, Full time

Launched in 2007 in Gurgaon, India by Aloke Bajpai and Rajnish Kumar, ixigo is India’s leading travel search marketplace, connecting over 80 million travellers with content & deals from over 25,000 online & offline travel & hospitality businesses. ixigo aggregates and compares real­time travel information, prices & availability for flights, trains, buses, cabs, hotels, packages & destinations.


ixigo’s mission is to simplify the lives of travellers by building apps that make their travel search and planning hassle­free and it has won several awards in its journey, including the TiE­Lumis Entrepreneurial Excellence Award and the NASSCOM Top­10 Emerge Award. ixigo’s investors include include Sequoia Capital India, Fosun Kinzon Capital, SAIF Partners, MakeMyTrip & Micromax

Role & Responsibility

As an Android Developer, You will be involved in all aspects of development playing a critical role in design, planning, development and deployment and help develop best practices for future development. You will be part of a young and multicultural team which builds a cutting­edge travel consumer facing product

  • Developing, releasing, and maintaining native Android Applications and oversee mobile application development efforts
  • Deliver across the entire app life cycle, design, build, deploy, test, release to app stores and support
  • Working directly with developers and product managers to conceptualise, build, test and realise products
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
  • Optimizing performance for the apps and keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the mobile technologies

Skills & Qualifications

  • At least an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, preferably from IITs/Top RECs
  • 2-4 years of experience at cutting edge organizations or startups
  • Extensive experience in developing mobile apps using Android SDK with proficiency in Core Java and design patterns
  • Experience with e business/e commerce applications and business environment is a must
  • Any experience with internet companies or the travel industry will be a plus

 

Must have

  • Great understanding of Android development SDK
  • Expertise in Core Java with solid OOD principles and design patterns
  • Good grasp of algorithms, design patterns, memory management and multithreaded programming
  • Conversant with JSON, XML, Web services API
  • Experience with SaaS platforms for mobile development like Analytics, Push Notifications, Cloud Storage, Ad Networks, etc
  • Hands­on experience with Android’s debugging, unit­testing, memory and performance optimization tools.
  • Great people skills!

Compensation: ​Commensurate to skills & experience; comparable to the best in the industry.

Culture: ​ixigems enjoy a fun and rewarding work atmosphere. We do not believe in hierarchies, and we encourage communication and constructive collaboration. We believe in the personal growth of individuals, creative approaches to solve real­world problems, and questioning the status quo!

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