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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

This position is centered around research in bipolar disorder at the University of Michigan. The successful applicant will participate in several aspects of the research process and in several projects that engage android programming within a larger program involving clinical and basic science research.  The position will be filled at either the Associate or Intermediate level, depending on background and experience.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


We are searching for an Android developer with experience working with AWS Lambda/DynamoDB and Google Authentication/Firebase. This person will be responsible for the development of an Android application and its backend, test automation and other strategic activities. The person will support all activities required in successful delivery of the mobile app and its backend.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information, biostatistics, mathematics, statistics, engineering or related field
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, communication and time management skills.
  • Good understanding of services, Restful APIs and mobile framework
  • Experience in latest Android technologies and trends
  • Experience in Android backend service

Desired Qualifications*

  • Minimum of 4 years of native Android application development
  • Minimum of 2 years of working with AWS services.
  • Android dev design pattern knowledge
  • Experience in AWS performance tuning
  • Expert in native Android application development
  • Adequate Node.js/AWS Lambda/DynamoDB knowledge

Work Schedule


Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.