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Career area:
Software Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Monday, November 22, 2021
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Description and Requirements

Advisory Software Engineer  Android

Position Description

At Lenovo, we Never Stand Still. Every day, every employee at Lenovo is focused on moving forward, rejecting traditional limits, and always seeking a better way.

We’re looking for a Advisory Software Engineer within the Advanced Innovation Center (AIC) Group at Lenovo. In this role you will work directly with engineering teams responsible for building best-in-class client and standalone software applications.

You’ll be part of highly dynamic agile software development team and engineering Windows and Android applications from concept to design, implementation and maintenance. In this role you will be working with both local and globally distributed teams.  You will apply your knowledge of OS-specific tools and software to contribute highly secure, highly stable software. You will also need the ability to evaluate existing applications for defect analysis and correction, enhancements, and ensuring products are of the highest quality. 

As the technology expert, you will take a leadership role to ensure products are of the highest code quality and are developed using secure programming practices.  You will also be mentoring junior engineers by ensuring all development processes and coding standards are documented and followed.


  • Lead teams building software applications for both client-server and standalone solutions for Windows and Android devices.
  • Mentor technical resources, run solution reviews, and oversee implementation quality by performing design and code reviews, following secure coding practices, and utilizing CI/CD and test automation tools and processes.
  • Regularly present product solutions and proposals to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Proactively engage with POs, APMs and BizDev managers across the organization to ensure solutions meet the needs of customers both internal and external.
  • Domestic and international travel may be required (5%) for technical meetings, workshops and on-site collaboration activities.
  • Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external tech communities, and interact with other members of the engineering community.

Position Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related software engineering field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in Solution Design and Software Architecture
  • 3+ years of software architecture experience building, maintaining Android software applications
  • 3+ years of experience developing and integrating shared/static libraries
  • 3+ years of experience developing client/server applications
  • 2+ years of experience with Agile development processes

Basic Qualifications

  • Demonstrable experience developing Android applications based on Android architecture and SDK using Android Studio (Fluency in Kotlin is a plus)
  • Fluency in Java, Kotlin, C/C++
  • Proficient technical knowledge of current tools and best practices at scale
  • Demonstrable experience working with distributed teams & 3rd-party vendors
  • Experience with monitoring and debugging client/server protocols
  • Experience with code reviews, unit testing and static analysis tools
  • Experience using code management tooling such as Git/SVN/CVS
  • Significant experience working with Windows and Linux command line
  • Experience with basic LAN/WAN networking protocols
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

•     Fluency in Perl, Python, PHP and/or other scripting languages

  • Experience with MDM applications (Intune, VMWare Airwatch, Mobile Iron)
  • Experience using CI/CD pipeline tooling such as Jenkins, Bamboo or others
  • Experience interfacing with customers on behalf of the organization
  • Experience with Confluence and Jira

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.