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Android Developer at The E.W. Scripps Company

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Description:

Primary Purpose

The Mobile App Developer will develop front-end products that deliver content to large audiences. This position is responsible for application development and ongoing support for the company's mobile applications.

Key Activities

  • Design and build advanced applications for the Android platform including mobile, FireTV, and AndroidTV.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design and ship new features.

  • Work with outside data sources and APIs

  • Recommend appropriate concepts to lead implementation of feature development.

  • Analyze and classify change requests, and review and evaluate possible enhancements

  • Analyze and evaluate business and technical requirements

  • Stay on top of the latest technology and recommend new approaches to maximize development efficiency

  • Develop new user-facing features into existing structures.

Skills Education & Experience/Certifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, a related discipline (or equivalent experience)

  • 5 or + years experience in software development

  • 3 or + years experience in Android development

  • Have published one or more Android apps in applicable app store

Skills & Abilities

  • Experience working with Java and Android Frameworks such as Kotlin, rxAndroid, Dagger, and Koin.

  • Experience using a version control system and a CI/CD system (eg: Git, Jenkins).

  • Desired experience: FireTV/AndroidTV development and publishing in applicable stores a plus.

  • Experience in designing for large scale enterprise application solutions.

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and familiarity with agile development processes

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to take direction at a high level and accomplish goals without being assigned specific tasks.

  • Troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to collaborate with cross functional teams

  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced, changing environment

Work Environment

  • Standard office environment



The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.