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South China Morning Post Publishers Limited is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, the South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong’s internationally recongised English language newspaper and has the city’s most affluent and influential readership.

First published in 1903, the newspaper has developed an enviable reputation for authoritative, influential and independent reporting on Hong Kong, China and the rest of Asia. Available in print, mobile, tablets and online through scmp.com and e-reader editions, the South China Morning Post reaches a global audience with daily breaking news, analysis and opinion, multimedia articles and interactive forums. The South China Morning Post received over 200 awards in 2015-16 for excellence in editorial, marketing and technical capabilities. Other titles in the company include the Sunday Morning Post, STYLE, Destination Macau and THE PEAK.

Through the joint venture partnership with Hearst, SCMP Hearst publishes the Chinese editions of Cosmopolitan, CosmoBride, Harper’s BAZAAR, Harper’s BAZAAR Art, Harper’s BAZAAR Bride, Esquire, ELLE, ELLE Men, ELLE Wedding, ELLE Decoration, and ELLE Accessories; and operates Cosmopolitan.com.hk, Cosmogirl.com.hk, Harpersbazaar.com.hk, ELLE.com.hk and EsquireHK.com in Hong Kong.

Senior Mobile Application Developer - Android (Ref: COBL-DIT-SMADAND)

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop and maintain SCMP’s suite of Android apps for mobile and tablet

  • Execute and deliver native app product development to align with product specification

  • Participate in technical and design discussion with system architect and strategic partners to ensure best practices during implementation.

  • Work closely with team (app developers, product managers & user interface designers) to conceptualize, build, test and deliver products

  • Translate requirements into functional solutions

  • Deliver across the app lifecycle including development, testing & deployment, app store release, maintenance, documentation as well as ongoing enhancement and support.

  • Ongoing performance optimization for apps

  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the mobile technologies

 

Job Requirements:

 

  • Higher Diploma or degree holder in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field

  • At least 4 years’ application development experience; proficient in Android application development; clear understanding in Android 5.0 / 6.0 app development features and experience in resolving compatibility issues on different Android devices is a plus

  • Proficient in Java; familiar with multithreaded programming model; understand mechanisms of the Android core, ability to read the source code of Android preferred

  • Proficient in high-performance programming and tuning, as well as compatibility with more than one series of popular Android phone models

  • Proficient in Partner Design and actual project experience

  • Strong sense of responsibility and self-motivated team player;  can independently complete design and coding

  • Familiar with the common development tools: Gradle Maven Git SVN

  • Contribution in open-source projects preferred

  • Development experience in multiple languages or platforms preferred e.g. experience in other programming/ formatting language e.g. HTML, HTML5, Javascript, CSS is a plus

  • Strong passion in developing quality mobile applications and strong sense of responsibility and self-motivated team player

  • Excellent communication skills in Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin) and English required. Trilingual preferred


 
Work location will be at Tai Po office, shuttle bus service is provided.


Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the Human Resources Division, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New Territories, Hong Kong or by email to career@scmp.com.

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Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our Personal Information Collection Statement, a copy of which will be provided upon request sent to us at the address indicated above. You may consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 6 weeks.