Full-Time Job: Android Sr. Developer, Draper, UT (Control4)


Job Title: Android Developer

Job location: Draper, UT

Employer: Control4

Employment Type: Full-Time Job

Job Description

Android Developer  | Responsibilities:

  • Design, build and test complex Android apps using Java and the Android SDK for various interfaces including phones and tablets.
  • Work with a highly talented group of engineers to build innovative applications for the Android platform.
  • Write and execute unit tests for written code.
  • Contribute to architecture discussions and technical documentation.
  • Leading interaction design throughout the entire product lifecycle, from initial explorations through final design deliverables such as use cases, task flows, user interface elements, and prototypes.
  • Translating usability and field research findings into design improvements.
  • Practice various interface design visualization techniques such as personas, concept models, process diagrams, use-case models, mood boards, storyboards, wireframes, functional specifications, site maps, etc.
  • Being accountable for the user interaction model, workflows, information architecture, schematics, and interface guidelines.
  • Collaborating with product management and engineering to ensure smooth implementation throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Communicating design strategy and rationale to key stakeholders.
  • Contributing to a culture of innovation and teamwork.

Android Developer | Required Skills:

  • Experience with XML, TCP-IP socket communication, XML parsing, web services in an Android environment.
  • Experience designing user interfaces for TV set-top boxes, wireless touch screen devices, mobile phones, or kiosks in the consumer electronics field or related.
  • Strong empathic skills–understands how and why an interface succeeds or fails and can spot likely problems in flow, layout, copy or presentation before they go into production.
  • Values strong visual design and pays fanatical attention to the details that make the difference between a mundane and a delightful user experience.
  • Able to quickly understand the constraints in a design problem, identify the tradeoffs and then communicate them to team.
  • Ability to create testable paper prototypes and high-fidelity static prototypes.
  • Self-starter who can work independently, as well as in teams that span multiple functions and/or departments.
  • Ability to adhere to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment.

Android Developer  | Qualifications


  • BA/BS degree in Graphic Design, Industrial Design, HCI, Computer-related Design, Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of experience as a key member of a design team participating in the complete product development life-cycle of successfully launched consumer and business software products.
  • Deep understanding of Human Behavioral Sciences demonstrable by current experience, training, or course-work.
  • Strong analytical skills, written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills.
  • 1+ year of hands-on Android App development.
  • 3+ years development experience using Java.
  • At least one published and demonstrable App in the Android market in which you were a main contributor.
  • Experience with the Android UI Layout, Database, Multi-Threaded, and Android Framework.
  • Experience with UI and OO design and development.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and team skills in small agile development groups.


  • Develop a working knowledge of the Control4 Android app, begin scoping the development effort for the next generation of features and begin development.


  • Get the next generation Android App base functionality developed and into PQA testing.


  • Release updated Android App with Listen & Watch improvements per our ongoing roadmap.

Company Description

Control4, a leading provider of the operating system for the smart home, has an immediate need for a Sr. Android Developer to work within our Listen & Watch team.



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