Android Development Lead / Lead Android Developer
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2d ago

What is the opportunity?

RBC’s Mobile Banking App was awarded the Highest in Customer Satisfaction’ among the Big Five Banks and is the pioneer in a number of mobile app developments earning accolades along the way and we’re just getting started!

RBC’s innovative and award winning Digital family is rapidly growing. If you are hungry for a High-Performance culture in a fast paced environment and believe in your ability to deliver, this is your opportunity to be part of the Royal Bank’s cool digital family.

This role is seeking for an Android Development Lead who is passionate about technology and brings depth of mobile application experience we just can’t afford to be boring! You will provide leadership, technical analysis, design and consulting skills to RBC’s Digital team.

So review the description below and tell us why you’re the winning candidate? Don’t go unnoticed!

What will you do?

  • Work with product owners and user experience teams to build high quality features that make users love our app by leveraging your knowledge in Android’s Material Design guidelines
  • Write codes that are reliable, maintainable and reusable because you have a thorough understanding of OOD principals
  • Stay current and competitive by keeping up-to-date with the latest Android platform capabilities and make relevant recommendations
  • Be mindful of best practices when it comes to securing data-in-transit and data-at-rest because your code protects our customer’s data.
  • Uphold the development team’s coding standards by conducting peer code reviews
  • mentoring junior developers in the area of software engineering and Android best practices
  • What do you need to succeed?

    Must Have :

  • 3+ years developing native Android applications, 7+ years of Java experience
  • Thorough understanding of Object Oriented Programming concepts, Android application architecture and software design patterns
  • Experience with Android libraries and best practices when it comes to communicating with RESTful and SOAP webservices
  • Automated testing via Junit and platform specific frameworks like Robolectric and Espresso
  • Strong communication skills, ability to collaborate with stake-holders at different levels of abstraction (requirements, architecture and code)
  • Understanding of Agile Methodologies
  • Nice to have :

  • Knowledge of new and upcoming sdk components in the Android space
  • Good understanding of design patterns such as MVP, and how they can be applied to Android development
  • Knowledge of security protocols such as OAuth and OpenID.
  • Securing data using the Android Keystore
  • Developing with accessibility in mind
  • What’s in it for you?

    We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients succeed.

    We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities and achieving success that is mutual.

  • Continued career advancement opportunities
  • Exposure to strong mentorship and leadership examples
  • Opportunities to be a valuable member of a close-knit, collaborative team that encourages networking
  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits.
  • 4 weeks vacation
  • SFDG

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    About RBC

    Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization.

    We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis.

    We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.

    S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit

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    Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

    RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal / Native American status or any other legally-

    protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

    City : Toronto

    Address : 88 Queens Quay West

    Work Hours / Week : 37.5

    Work Environment : Office

    Employment Type : Permanent

    Career Level : Experienced Hire / Professional

    Pay Type : Salary + Variable Bonus

    Required Travel(%) : 0-25

    Exempt / Non-Exempt : N / A

    People Manager : No

    Application Deadline : 09 / 21 / 2018

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