Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/28/2019 8:35 AM)
    Job ID
    Casino Property
    Penn Interactive Ventures - Philadelphia
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The Android engineer works in conjunction with the Android Technical Lead in a small, cross-functional team to develop a one-of-a-kind, native sports betting experience. Candidates for this role will work with one of the most successful UI/UX firms in the country to implement a revolutionary sportsbook from the ground up. Previous work in the gaming industry is not important but we do expect your work-product will reflect a strong technical background and a dedication to concise, scalable code.

    Your daily responsibilities include

    • Demonstrate best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, high-impact, consumer-facing mobile products.
    • Translate business requirements into scalable code.
    • Work with an industry-leading design firm and product to create the sportsbook app and implement new features.
    • Squash bugs to make sure our user experience is unrivaled.
    • Collaborate with designers, product managers, project managers, ops engineers, QA engineers and various other teams and stakeholders to solve innovative problems utilizing out-of-the-box solutions.
    • Communicate clearly and effectively using Github, Slack, Google Docs, ZenHub, and email so that we can all stay on the same page, even when we're juggling a lot of different projects.
    • Interact thoughtfully and professionally with everyone including non-technical colleagues.

    To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

    The following is not a checklist where we envision the successful candidate must check every box to come work with us. Rather, it’s a starting point to start a conversation about what we foresee you doing here and what you’ve done in the past. That said, you should be able to check off some of the following:

    • Experience building and shipping native Android apps (preferably from scratch).
    • Solid understanding of the Android framework and its lifecycles.
    • Understanding of core Android concepts such as layouts, views, fragments, and activities.
    • Proficiency in Java and Object-Oriented concepts.
    • Proficiency in Android Studio and Gradle.
    • Experience with Android networking libraries.
    • Experience building custom themes, styles and views.
    • Understanding of Android Unit Testing and Debugging tools.
    • Experience working with REST APIs and JSON.
    • Experience with Git or other distributed version control systems.
    • Familiarity with Dependency & View Injection.

    Bonus points:

    • BSc or MSc in Computer Science or another STEM field
    • A passion for sports or betting
    • Familiarity with Kotlin


    This position has no supervisory responsibilities.



    The primary office location for this position will be located in located in a large, dedicated WeWork office at 1900 Market St. in downtown Philadelphia.



    This position is expected to require travel less than 5% of the time.



    Penn Interactive Ventures (PIV) is committed to helping our team members live their best, healthy life. We offer unique and competitive benefits that help our employees. PIV offers benefits through a private exchange which allows our team members the ability to choose from several coverage levels and insurance carriers (both local and national carriers). Along with medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage, there are also voluntary plans available to employees. PIV also offers our employees some office perks such as free catered lunch, snacks, and beverages in the office.


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