Senior Android Developer required by a leading UK wide retail group to take their existing product to the next level, designing and developing the next releases of their app and expanding the solution beyond iOS. The ideal candidate will be a skilled developer with strong Android development experience who has successfully released multiple products to the Google Play Store. A self-disciplined and organised self-starter who works well in a team and can create clear, well-structured code. This is an exciting opportunity and would suit someone looking to be part of a major new project from the start.
There are TWO roles here - 1 x permanent and 1 x 10 month fixed term contract - both working full-time and based at the company's headquarters in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 per annum (pro rata for fixed term contracts) plus excellent benefits
Required skills and experience
" Design and build advanced applications for the Android platform
" Collaborate with our systems, UI and CX teams
" Work with our in-house developed APIs
" Unit-test for robustness, edge cases, usability, reliability
" Experience of building bespoke Android apps
" Ability to work to a deadline and still produce engaging apps
" Experience of Android SDK and the latest frameworks and APIs
" A good understanding of popular third party libraries such as Dagger, Retrofit and Gson
" A good understanding of Android Studio and Gradle
" Unit testing and automated tests
" Integration of RESTful web service APIs
" Experience with CI and CD processes
" Promote quality of code and ensure knowledge is shared and code is reviewed
" Has designed and developed apps driven by a REST or JSON API.
Desired skills and experience
" React development experience - possibly with Nativescript
" Experience of developing high performance, secure and polished mobile applications
" Solid understanding of adaptive user interfaces
" Strong sense of good mobile user experience
" Experience with unit tests and UI tests
" Knowledge of other mobile development platforms
" Experience with App performance profiling
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