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Lilly Android Developer in Indianapolis, Indiana

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Position Description

As an Android developer in Digital Health you will be responsible for bringing Lilly’s Digital products and software solutions to life, this includes helping design mobile solutions to put in to patients hands working closely with our user centered design team collaborate on the best balance of technology and user experience to meet our product goals. You will also be entering the team at a stage with opportunities to help shape the development process in conjunction with peers to create a high performing operation that is responsive to both business and patient needs leveraging the best of what mobile technology has to offer.

Primary Position Responsibilities

  • Design and build Kotlin/Java applications for Android mobile platforms

  • Use object-oriented development principles in Kotlin to reach project solutions

  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications

  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs

  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation

  • Work and collaborate effectively on a team including remote team members

  • Regularly maintain Android applications via debugging and continuous updates

Basic Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Associates Degree in Computer Science, engineering, or related discipline.

  • Professional experience delivering software solutions that span the development life cycle; i.e., project initiation, design, development, testing, deployment, support, and retirement.

  • Kotlin/Java programming experience

  • Experience using Android frameworks

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • A fleshed-out portfolio of software development projects

  • Expertise with Object Oriented Programming, multi-threading, data serialization and REST APIs

  • Familiarity with MVVM and other architectural patterns

  • Collaborate with a team to define, design, and ship new features

  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services

  • Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards

  • Understanding of Androids design principles and interface guidelines

  • Experience with performance and memory tuning with tools

  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications

  • Can write, perform, or automate unit tests

  • Knack for benchmarking and optimization

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools

  • Familiarity with continuous integration (CI/CD)

  • Knowledge related to publishing on the App Store

  • Experience working with and implementing Bluetooth based solutions

  • Experience implementing solutions using more advanced platform features including the use TensorFLo Lite, Augmented reality solutions and voice-based solutions

  • Experience developing and/or supporting Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) solutions.

  • Demonstrated ability to “live in the gray space” -- when process and direction does not dictate an ideal course of action – and make reasonable, risk-based decisions that keep projects on track.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and team building skills.

  • Understanding of Quality Management Systems (QMS) and how to effectively deliver software within the processes and expectations of those systems.

  • Practical knowledge of Agile software development concepts and associated implementations.

  • High level of intellectual curiosity, external perspective, and innovation interest

  • Previous experience working in the Pharmaceutical Industry and/or environments regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration.

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At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!