Lead Mobile Android Developer

  • HCA
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Jan 09, 2019
Programmers | Developers

Job Description

Job Code: 10207-26823


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HCA IT&S - Healthcare Inspired

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We are IT professionals and are certainly proud of our technical expertise. But what makes us unique as a technology company is that our solutions ultimately impact the care of patients. Although our skills are needed in a number of industries, we in IT&S apply them specifically to the noble cause of healthcare.

That's why we say we are "Healthcare Inspired."

It's this guiding vision that pervades and positively influences every level of our organization. It shapes our culture, defines our strategy, and brings our leaders and employees together in a shared enthusiasm for their work, setting IT&S apart as a uniquely purpose-driven company in the IT industry.

At HCA, we are driven by a single goal: the care and improvement of human life.

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe deeply in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits package allows you to select the options that best meet the needs of you and your family. Benefits include 401k, paid time off, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program.

We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity!


The primary purpose of the Lead Mobile Android Developer is to drive the strategy and best practices for native mobile development of HCA's mobile patient portal application. This position requires a candidate who can analyze business requirements, drive discovery, construct, test, and implement solutions with little to no supervision in a Lean/Agile Development environment and provide mentorship to other developers. The candidate must be a highly motivated self-starter and be committed to delivering high quality solutions within agreed upon timelines. The following are highlighted competencies and core expectations for the job/role:

• 7+ years of experience in a lead or senior Android development role.
• Be a thought-leader for mobile technologies and design and implement application features
• Native mobile application development on Android with fluency Java, RxJava, JavaScript, Android Studio, Android NDK, JUnit.
• Knowledge in computer science combined with demonstrable problem-solving aptitude.
• Experience with memory management and memory/performance profiling.
• Applied understanding of resource constraints including battery life, network availability, etc.
• Familiarity with JSON, REST-based APIs, XML, JavaScript, and interfacing applications to server-side API's.
• Experience with Gradle, Maven, and/or Github.
• Experience developing and managing cross platform application development. (iOS and Android)
• Has shipped and maintained apps, knowing ins and outs of Google's submission process.
• Strong understanding of Android interaction design best practices.
• Work closely with product management and UX to take an idea from concept to delivery using excellent software design, coding, and processes.


The candidate will be involved in:
• Leading technical discovery sessions on new and/or collaborative projects.
• Leading and managing development projects from inception to elaboration, development, testing, and implementation.
• Responsible for overseeing and managing the work of other team developers.
• Work with vendors or existing development teams when appropriate.
• Collaborate with leadership, product managers, business analysts and mobile developers to identify problems and creatively solve complex problems.
• Stay current with mobile interaction guidelines and operating systems.


7+ years of experience is needed for a successful candidate. Additional experience needed:

Native Android Development
User testing
Complex problem solving
Agile development expertise
Lead and mentor team developers
Able to self-manage work load


College degree is preferred however experience may be a substitute.


• Experienced in supervising and mentoring high-performing, highly technical teams
• Entrepreneurial drive and an interest to innovate
• Proven experience in leading the complete development lifecycle for native Android applications
• Ability to succinctly communicate verbally and in a variety of media
• Familiarity with Agile techniques in development environment (certifications are preferred, but a proven history is highly desired)
• Formal experience as a team development lead
• Experience in Healthcare mobility solution design and delivery is a plus
• Relevant experience/knowledge working with hospitals and their integration needs
• Calm under pressure

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Last Edited: 01/08/2019