Android Developer, Woking
Posted on Mar 11, 2020 by Talendrone.com
Salary Range: £50000 - £65000
Talendrone is acting as a recruitment agency for our client who are looking for an additional Android developer to join one of our established cross functional scrum teams. The candidate will be getting to work on new development with bleeding edge tech. The application incorporates a native android client written in Kotlin which is interacting with a Microsoft Azure based asynchronous micro service back end, which utilises Azure functions, Azure Service bus and Cosmos DB. We are interested in candidates that are established senior developers as well as people that fit into a more junior / mid-level category that may have fewer years of experience. We are developing our app in Kotlin but we are still be interested in seeing developers that only have Java native Android development experience. We are really interested in people that love to get involved in things that go beyond there direct area of expertise. The bulk of daily work will be android development but there is opportunity to get involved in .Net and devops work. We offer a flexible friendly environment. It will be particularly appeal to people that live fairly locally, that don't want to commute into London and value being able to get to work easily. It will also appeal to people that also value some degree of flexibility with regards to core hours and periodically working from home.
Skills & Requirements:
Excellent knowledge of Android Material design guidelines and best practices. Experience of using the latest Android framework like Android Architecture Components (Room, Volley , ViewModel, LiveData)Excellent knowledge of building scalable code using dependency injection (Dagger, Koin), RXJava, Retrofit/VolleyExperience of building complex Android applications using the latest design patterns (MVP, MVVM etc)Experience working with a variety of web services data formats (e.g. JSON, XML, ProtoBuf), architectural styles (e.g. REST, GraphQL) and authentication schemes (e.g. OAuth2.0)Excellent understanding of Junit, Mockito and Espresso.Good understanding of Gradle and the Android Studio build processExperience in developing applications in KotlinExcellent written and verbal communication, problem solving and analytical skillsPositive proactive attitude, willing to turn their hand to any problem, and willing to work things out when they fall outside their area of direct expertise.Eager to work as a member of a team and pitch in to ensure the team succeeds with its commitments.An interest in expanding your horizons and learning new skills as well as caring about doing things well.More senior candidates should demonstrate leadership potential and be able to tick a lot more of the nice to have boxes below.
Nice to have
We will be particularly interested in your application if you can tick some or all of these boxes too.
Broader mobile development experience beyond Android, such as iOS (Swift, Objective C) would be a plus.Full stack development - All of the server side aspects of our application are Microsoft Azure based. Candidates that already have some .Net skills or are interested in picking up Azure skills and C# .Net will be of particular interest. Understanding of Domain Driven Design and exposure to working with microservice architectures. Experience of test driven development, writing unit tests and solid understanding of how to write testable codeExperience of working as a member of an agile team and familiar with agile planning and estimation techniques. A good understanding of the fundamental rationale for employing an agile approach. Experience with using engineering practices that compliment an agile approach. Test driven development, source branching strategies (GIT Flow), continuous integration etc.Experience working with Jira, GIT and Azure DevOps / Azure App Center for source control, builds / deployment backlog and task management.
The business originated as a services provider and has evolved into a dynamic, software led provider of contracted sales to a strong base of long standing customers including Nestlé, Google, British American Tobacco, RB, Dyson, Heineken and Heathrow Airport.
Location Woking, Surrey
Hours 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:30
Participation in a discretionary bonus scheme
x4 Salary Life Assurance
25 days holiday (plus bank holiday) per annum pro rata
Medi-cash scheme Membership
Discounted Gym Membership