HMD Global has posted another Nokia Mobile job opening this time for a “Senior mobile platform software development manager. Interestingly the mobile platform in question is “Android” as clarified in the job description.

The role will focus on various projects related to mobile phone (Android) software platform. Nokia Mobile is looking to develop solutions and applications for the Android platform. The description also mentions that many of these solutions and applications will have a security related focus. The term “security hardened mobile phone platform” does suggest that Nokia Mobile may be planning to customize the Android on its smartphones.

We are now seeking a Senior Mobile Platform Software Development Manager to play a central role as we continue to innovate in this space. As a Senior Mobile Platform Software Developer you have an opportunity to work on various projects focused on the mobile phone (Android) software platform. In this role you will be involved in innovation, evaluation, requirement analysis, architecture design and development of strategically important and often security related or security sensitive solutions and applications. You will have a unique opportunity to work with highly skilled colleagues, partners and customers across the world. This is a role where your contribution is valuable for meeting the customer expectations for a high-quality and security hardened mobile phone platform.

Even the responsibilities suggest intended development work in both mobile phone platform (Android) and applications.

  • Innovation, evaluation, requirement analysis, architecture design and software development in mobile phone platform and application development

We last reported about a Nokia Mobile job opening for UX/UI designer. This job opening triggered debate about whether HMD global is looking to customize the Android experience being offered on Nokia smartphones.

HMD Global is undergoing change in overall product strategy, as has been hinted by change in naming convention of smartphones followed by the recent departure of CPO Juho Sarvikas. It needs to be seen how the company’s change in direction will reflect in future phone offerings.