ParentLink, the experts in building educational communities, is expanding. We are currently looking to fill positions on our mobile app development team.
About the Position
We are looking for full-time Android mobile app developers to work on the ParentLink suite of mobile apps. ParentLink provides services to schools and school districts that improve the quality of education by helping to involve parents and families. The ParentLink mobile apps are quickly becoming a key element in getting families involved in education.
-Participating in the design, implementation, testing and support of Android applications using Java and the Android SDK.
-Designing and implementing new features.
-Creating, usability testing and improving mobile user interfaces.
-Testing applications against various Android platform versions and hardware models.
-Working with other developers, including our iOS development team, to ensure that our apps are consistent, yet provide a user experience tailored to Android users.
-We believe in hiring only the best individuals; some of the things we look for in candidates for this position include:
-High intelligence and motivation.
-The ability to work well with others, as well as on your own.
-Good OOP skills.
-Programming experience with Java and the Android SDK.
-Troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
-Experience with serialization formats such as JSON.
-An understanding of basic network protocols (TCP, HTTP, etc.).
-Experience working with APIs, specifically REST.
While they are not required, here are some additional things we hope to find in our ideal candidate:
-Experience with Python programming.
-Experience working with relational databases, especially MySQL.
ParentLink is a great place to work. Our employees enjoy:
-A great work environment
-Working with great people
If you are interested in joining our team please send your resume and a cover letter. Please be sure to include your contact information, as well as the position to which you are applying.
About the Company:
ParentLink is dedicated to helping school districts achieve superior school-to-home communication and ultimately see greater student achievement. We pride ourselves on the ability to create customized solutions for every school district. For over 22 years we have used web, telephone, and mobile communication technology to bring together parents, teachers, students, and communities to improve student learning. Each member of the ParentLink team has a genuine desire to increase student achievement and create lasting relationships with our clients and future clients. For more information visit http://www.parentlink.net.