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Table of contents
1.
Introduction
2.
About Samsung
3.
Android Developer
3.1.
Responsibilities of an Android Developer
3.2.
Eligibility criteria
3.3.
Prerequisites for an Android Developer
3.4.
Skill Sets For An Android Developer
4.
Resources Available
5.
Prepare for Interview
6.
Interview experiences
7.
Salary and Perks 
7.1.
Additional Perks at Samsung
8.
How to Apply to Samsung
9.
Frequently asked questions
9.1.
Does a well-written resume matter much in the selection process? 
9.2.
Is becoming an Android developer in India a rewarding career?
9.3.
Is it difficult to learn Android?
9.4.
Does developing for Android require maths?
9.5.
Does becoming an Android developer require a degree?
10.
Conclusion
Last Updated: Mar 27, 2024

Android Developer at Samsung R&D

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Introduction

Trying to figure out how to be an android developer and land a job at a world-renowned company like Samsung?

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Well this blog got you covered. This blog contains all the necessary information of how to be an android developer  and what prerequisites you’ll be requiring to get placed at Amazon.

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Before diving into this ocean of information let's have a brief about Samsung as a company.

About Samsung

Samsung is a South Korean firm that ranks among the top manufacturers of electrical goods. Samsung focuses on producing a wide range of consumer and business electronics, including integrated systems, digital media players, semiconductors, and appliances. It now ranks among the most famous names in technology and contributes to nearly one-fifth of all exports from South Korea.

Let us now discuss the Role of an Android Developer in general: 

Android Developer

role of an android developer

For devices using the android operating system, an Android developer is in charge of creating applications. An Android developer must pay close attention to the application's compatibility with various Android versions and device kinds due to the fragmentation of this ecosystem. 

Additionally, they must be well-versed in the patterns and procedures that surround such a platform.

Responsibilities of an Android Developer

  • Convert wireframes and drawings into high-quality code.
  • Create, develop, and maintain dependable, high-performance Java code.
  • Ensure the program has the greatest possible speed, quality, and responsiveness. 
  • Find and fix any bottlenecks and issues.
  • Maintain code organization, quality, and automation.

Eligibility criteria

  • graduate with a degree in computer science, software, or application programming.
  • good prior understanding of algorithms, data structures, and design patterns.
  • Excellent for rational thought and problem-solving.
  • the capacity to study on one's own and quickly adjust to new technology.
  • having the ability to work in English.

Prerequisites for an Android Developer

Android development is a rapidly growing field of work because it offers a more straightforward road to success and accomplishment than other platforms for app development.

A straightforward Android programming training will help you improve your skills and will specifically concentrate on utilising android for app development if you have a fundamental understanding of how applications function. 

As a result, due to the shallow learning curve, any novice developer with fundamental skill sets and the desire to succeed at creating Android apps may become an android developer.

Skill Sets For An Android Developer

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Android attracted people from both programming and non-programming perspectives, inspiring them to explore the factors of becoming successful android developers as it quickly rose to become the world's #1 mobile platform. Android app development demands you to have a certain skill set, just like any other platform. Knowing how to start and advance to become a skilled android developer is also essential. Here is a comprehensive, step-by-step tutorial on becoming an Android developer after all of that.

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Flowchart for an Android Developer

The above flowchart is just a brief summary of what you need to do step by step in order to become a good android developer. For more detailed information you can check out the content given below.

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Also, you should check out the article given below for more detailed information on how to become an android developer.

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Resources Available

Worrying about the resources? Coding Ninjas has covered for you everything you want to learn. 

 

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Koltin: Kotlin is one of the most essential topics that you need to know for android. Check out the link in the starting for the information.

Java: After learning Kotlin you also want to know the basics of java for more clarification because android used to develop in java in early days. 

Data structure and algorithms: Now that you are familiar with the basic syntax and structure of the programming language you should clear your concepts on data structure and algorithm

For web technologies resources check out this article that will help you in your web technology journey: web technologies

Android development: In this article you will find all the information you need to know about an android this article covers from basic to advanced topics. This will surely help you in learning android.

Cyber law and security: For Cyber security information check out this article.

Prepare for Interview

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Now that you are confident in your knowledge let's prepare you for the interview and ace it. Check out the following articles for the preparation

Interview-bundle: This interview bundle article contains the problems that might come during the interview. Not only Samsung, but it also contains various companies like Google, Amazon, and many more. So, what are you waiting for? 

For more preparation, coding ninja hosts various coding contents on their site. You can check out them from here 

Interview experiences

People who got selected in Samsung sharing their interview experience.

Anubhav jain

Sagar udasi

Kartik khariwal

Tanuj kalra

Check out more Samsung Interview Experiences.

Salary and Perks 

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An average annual salary of an android developer at Samsung ranges from 7.8 lakh - 11.2 lakh. This is an estimation based on the salaries received by the Samsung employee.

Additional Perks at Samsung

  • Healthcare and insurance
  • Performance bonus
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Sick leave
  • Employee discount
  • Company car
  • Diversity program

How to Apply to Samsung

You can go to Samsung's official page to apply for the job.

  1. Go to Samsung careers
  2. Go to Job fields.
  3. Click on the search jobs.
  4. Search the job you are applying for:
samsung careers

5. Fill out the application and submit it. 

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Frequently asked questions

Does a well-written resume matter much in the selection process? 

Before inviting you for an interview, prospective employers will most likely look over your resume. As a result, it's essential that you have a beautiful resume before you even begin looking for a job.

Is becoming an Android developer in India a rewarding career?

The median annual salary for an Android software developer in India is 3.6 Lakhs. Based on your experience and expertise, you may be able to earn even more money. Also relevant is how well you do in the interview. The field of mobile app development has a wide range of employment options.

Is it difficult to learn Android?

Not only is Android development a simple skill to pick up, but it is also in high demand. Learning Android Development increases your chances of achieving any career objectives you may have.

Does developing for Android require maths?

No, you do not need to be proficient in maths. Most of the time, having rudimentary maths skills is sufficient. As a result, you don't need to worry about doing well in this subject.

Does becoming an Android developer require a degree?

You require a bachelor's degree in computer science to hold the title of android developer.

Conclusion

In this article, we learned about what it takes to be an android developer at Samsung R&D and also what is the average annual salary of an android developer of Samsung employee and the additional perks at Samsung. This article also covers the resources you need in order to become an android developer.

For more information about Samsung please check out the following articles.

Samsung preparation guide

Ways to get into Samsung

Job opportunities at Samsung

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