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Android Developer

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jake Appleton

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  • Contact phone:

    02921 67 37 46

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    16 December 2021

  • Start date:

    2021-11-16 00:00:00

Android Developer - Up to £45,000 per annum - Hybrid Working - Bristol - TECH4GOOD - Starting IMMEDIATELY

We are currently working with a dynamic start up within the tech for good space. Their current application is already public and they are looking to add another Android Developer to the team to keep refining and expanding their features. Ideally, the company is looking to expand their reach, with a new offering aimed at international development. With that, they need to improve on their capacity for development across their key products.

In the role, you will work closely with senior developers and the technical architect to use the latest technologies to create simple, yet profound solutions to complex software issues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To maintain and develop high quality code to maintain and develop our apps and services based on agreed tech requirements
  • Work closely with the Lead App Developer and wider tech team to understand and refine requirements, write and execute testing protocols, and create product documentation
  • Work with Technical Leads and CTO to develop solutions that meet strict security, data privacy, performance and resiliency requirements
  • To provide expert knowledge and input where relevant so as to ensure all products are kept up-to-date and not allowed to become obsolete
  • Provide hands-on technical knowledge in the development, operation, and ongoing improvement of Android-based digital services
  • Ensure solutions adhere to agreed architectural approaches, and are delivered on time, meeting end user expectations
Essential technical skills:
  • At least 3 years commercial experience as native Android developer
  • Commercial experience working both in Java and Kotlin
  • Extensive experience of RESTful API and third party integration
  • Understanding of SOLID principles and Object Oriented Programming
  • Knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Good knowledge of of Android XML layout system, and material design
  • Experience with MVVM, Jetpack components and modern Android development stack
  • Experience/knowledge of release management and Git version control
Essential team skills:
  • Ability to communicate confidently with people from any level of the business
  • Creative-minded and able to identify and solve problems
  • Commercially aware and able to focus on business targets
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively and perform under pressure

  • Performance-related annual bonus scheme
  • Pension & Benefits scheme
  • Flexible working options available
  • Professional training to extend your skills