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Dish Network Staff Android Engineer in OVERLAND PARK, Kansas

Department Summary

DISH is transforming the future of connectivity. We’re doing it by building the country’s first virtualized, standalone 5G wireless network from scratch. The foundation of a connected world, it’s a network free of the limitations of the past, and flexible enough to satisfy all the social, economic and transformative needs of the changing world.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Android Engineers are responsible for the successful design, development and delivery of DISH Core Android applications. Engineers will be responsible for proper integration of the application into Android builds and will provide necessary support to OEMs to take care of any build integration issues. Engineers will work with the Product owners in taking the high level requirements and realizing them into a product. Engineers will have to keep up to speed with newer Android releases by Google and assess their impacts on our core Application. Engineers will own the design of the app and must follow the highest coding and design practices.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities for a Android Engineer

  • Engineers will be responsible for designing and developing the Dish Core Android applications.

  • Engineers will work with the product owners to take the high level requirements and break them into user stories to be able to realize them in shorter sprints.

  • Engineers will be responsible for delivering a high quality application suitable to be commercialized on millions on Android devices in DISH Portfolio.

  • Engineers will be responsible for developing secure applications with an emphasis to keep user data and server communications secure.

  • Engineers will be working with OEMs in proper integration of these core applications into device builds and be in compliance with Google MBA Policies and Test cases.

  • Engineers will provide support as needed to handle any critical issues in production or device certifications.

  • Engineers must take pride in their code and must follow the highest standards in the app design and development.

  • Engineers must develop necessary test suites to verify and validate their code.

  • Engineers will keep up to speed with newer Android releases and make sure the apps are in compliance with the changes being introduced.

Skills, Experience and Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science or related degree OR equivalent work experience.

  • 6+ years of experience developing Commercial grade Android Applications.

  • Must have experience in developing Android applications that will consume Web endpoints securely.

  • Must have experience working with Telephony/Platform Level API to customize the device.

  • Must have experience working with Android Studio and SDK for proper debugging and profiling of the Application.

  • Must have experience working with tools like GIT and JIRA.

  • Experience in updating device SW and working with Engineering builds will be a plus.

  • Experience and Knowledge of Cellular Technologies LTE/5G/VoLTE and IMS will be plus.

  • Experience in a high-availability, fast-paced environment.

  • Strong customer service focus and experience working with operations.

  • Proven problem solving, organization, and verbal and written communication skills are essential.

General Requirements:

  • Have a passion for working on new technologies in a fast-paced and frequently changing environment.

  • Be fully engaged, acting as a persistent advocate for your teams and the outcomes they seek with a bias toward action without being abrasive.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization through conventional methods (verbal and written).

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with technical and non-technical teams.

  • This position requires working with a computer (keyboard/mouse), telephone, and portable devices.

  • Other duties may be assigned as required.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds and work with various hand tools. Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and use a computer keyboard and/or mouse, while viewing a computer screen. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule which may include nights and weekends. Limited same day travel required with some overnight stays.

Salary Range

Compensation: $100,100.00/Year - $143,000.00/Year

Compensation and Benefits

We also offer versatile health perks, including flexible spending accounts, HSA, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, career opportunities, and a flexible time away plan; all benefits can be viewed here: DISH Benefits (https://careers.dish.com/about/benefits?pk_vid=7df16cf2830b8db21671727467e02e66) .  

The base pay range shown is a guideline. Individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, and competencies; compensation is based on the role's location and is subject to change based on work location. Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test and DMV check.