FANHATTAN: Android Application Engineer

Posted by | September 22, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: San Mateo, CA, United States


Fanhattan is a service that inspires you to discover all the world’s entertainment. Launched at All Things
Digital in June 2011, Fanhattan brings a new approach to entertainment discovery by helping you browse all the world’s movies and TV shows with a simple and elegant user experience – in the living room, on the web, and on the go. The service encourages exploration by combining movies and TV shows with an expansive world of related content, visual assets, and information pulled from the web that bring entertainment to life. Finally, Fanhattan gives you the most comprehensive set of options on where to find the entertainment you want across the top digital media providers – Netflix, Hulu Plus, iTunes, VUDU, and ABC. The Fanhattan iPad app is now live in the App Store. Expect more platforms soon, and join us now to play a pivotal role as we evolve and grow the Fanhattan service. For more information, you can check out our website ( and our press –
The Android Applications Engineer will be responsible for developing embedded Android applications with industry-leading rich media interfaces and responsive user interactions, as well as tight communication with server using a combination of industry standards and a proprietary communication protocols. Candidate will develop, test, and release new features as well as maintain existing ones in a fast-moving, agile, test-driven development environment, adapting to new technologies and platforms quickly as needed.
Required Skills
5+ years programming experience
Expert-level object-oriented programming skills
Android OS experience
Experience with GUI frameworks
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to generate concrete engineering requirements from initial high concepts, and drive features to completion
Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithm complexity analysis
Experience in performance analysis and optimization
Experience working with client-server architecture
Experience developing consumer-facing entertainment software
Highly self-motivated and directed
Keen attention to detail
Embedded software development experience
Preferred Skills
Experience in OS kernel and device-driver development
Experience working with remote teams
Experience delivering living-room entertainment software
Experience with Java
Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related fields
If digital entertainment is your passion, Fanhattan is for you: an obsession for user experience, disruptive technology, high-profile investors, an experienced team of designers, engineers, and executives from both the technology and entertainment industries. Fanhattan is headquartered 3,000 miles away from the East Side of Manhattan, in downtown San Mateo.

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