What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect is guiding a connected world on the go by automating, optimizing, and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles, and things move through the world. Our full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation, and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient, and more productive. With more than 3,500 dedicated employees in 15 countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.

As a SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a startup environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

You will take the lead on the development and implementation of a new native Android app to complement our existing suite of vehicle fleet management solutions. You'll be focussed on Android development but have the skills, experience and passion for a full stack role. You'll be committed to quality and enjoy working as part of a talented team to create world-class software.

  • Participating in product feature implementation as part of a cross-functional team.
  • Building software that customers will love.
  • Using modern design patterns and frameworks.
  • Investigating technical issues during the full development lifecycle.
  • Making a real impact on the success of this new application.
  • Providing effort estimations for the individual and team assignments.
  • Coaching and mentoring less experienced members of the team.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Four or more years of experience in mobile development.
  • Experience mentoring junior developers.
  • Experience working in larger project and team environments with product, application support, and operations teams.
  • Experience delivering major projects with a focus on quality and productivity in a CI/CD environment.
  • Experience in Java or Kotlin.
  • Knowledge of mobile security concerns.
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs with input to their design.
  • Experience in agile/lean methodologies and processes.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Familiarity with latest developments in the Android ecosystem.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience presenting to engineering and product groups.
  • Ability to lead systems analysis with application design individually and with an architecture team to deliver detailed application specifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and/or guide a team.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Enthusiasm for software and a passion for the technologies you are working with.
  • Quality and results focus - with experience in project delivery.
  • Exposure to customer-facing apps with an emphasis on usability.
  • An understanding of source control, code review processes and build pipelines.
  • Experience with additional platforms, particularly node.JS and iOS.
  • Exposure to TDD and/or BDD.
  • An innovative mindset.
  • Knowledge of mobile security concerns.
  • Knowledge of Android development processes.

What's on offer:

  • Work with great people in New Zealand, and around the world.
  • Variety and challenges.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Competitive package plus benefits.
  • Catered lunch daily, Friday drinks, espresso machines, fruit and snacks.
  • Plenty of career opportunities with a successful, growing, global organisation.

Keyword: VZConnect

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.