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Job

Android Developer

  • Job ref:

    1174420/001_1651566383

  • Location:

    North West England, England

  • Sector:

    Software Engineer

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £70 - £80 per hour

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

  • Email:

    pjohnson@cbsbutler.com

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Start date:

    21/5/22

  • Consultant:

    Phil Johnson

Android Developer

+ 6 month initial contract role

+ Remote based with travel to Manchester

+ £70 to £80 per hour

+ Inside IR35

Key Skills:

Advanced ability to develop native Android applications, >6 years of relevant experience

Andriod Studio

Kotlin

Java

SQLite

RXJava or Coroutine for Asynchronous programming

Integration with APIs via REST and JSON

The Role:

As part of our overall investment and growth strategy in the UK we are specifically recruiting a Senior Android Developer for an exciting new opportunity with a global media brand based in the North West. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working with developers and non-developers alike and you'll thrive using agile methods and enjoy working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams. You will understand a client's overall vision, work with them to meet their roadmap, help address pain points internally and from an end-user perspective, lead the development of software to meet user requirements and acceptance criteria, whilst conforming to time and budget constraints.

In an Agile engagement, you'll take a lead within a team for developing the project deliverables from the backlog. Day-to-day you will be responsible for working with the team to estimate, design, create and improve new and existing products, platforms and transactions. You will help ensure that the Android mobile product is developed to the agreed quality, is consistent with the IOS version of the product, the Web site, and integrates with the back end platform. You will take a lead in ensuring the productivity and development of the team and mentor junior members.

Essential Skills/Qualifications:

  • Advanced ability to develop native Android applications, >6 years of relevant experience

  • Andriod Studio

  • Kotlin

  • Java

  • SQLite

  • RXJava or Coroutine for Asynchronous programming

  • Integration with APIs via REST and JSON

  • Junit or equivalent

  • Experience of product development using agile methodologies - Scrum, Kanban, TDD

  • Configuration via Git/Github

  • DevOps CI/CD

  • Collaboration via Confluence / Jira

  • Understands accessibility / end user experience

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

  • Media sector experience.

  • Experience of web development, cloud (AWS)

  • Understanding of how CMS systems work (E.g. Sitecore)

  • Knowledge of Google Play deployment