Senior Android Engineer

  • HP|konnect
  • London, UK
  • 02/10/2018
Permanent Mobile Dev

Job Description

The Opportunity


Tech Talent are delighted to be working with one of the UK's most loved e-commerce brands, and the world leader in a field that retails in the £billions annually.   They are searching  for an experienced Senior Android engineer  to work alongside a talented team of developers. You will be developing new features and build further on an advanced Android app that uses Rx, Kotliln and Clean Architecture.  You will be part of the team that ensure the app is constantly evolving and expanding to ensure it stays at the top of its game and both retains its status and popularity as the Worlds no 1!

upto £70,000 + 10% Bonus + benefits 


The Company


This international company is also one of the UK’s most loved e-commerce brands as well as the world leader in its field that retails in the £billions annually.   They have brand new offices in central London which offers state of the art tech and a typical funky London tech environment.





You will be paid well and be given a plethora of  benefits, including  an annual bonus, pension scheme, private medical healthcare, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, and Life Assurance.   The team socialises regularly.  They offer an open and honest environment and actively engage in employee feedback to continue to strive for the best environment possible for its staff. 


**EU applicants welcome **


You have a passion for developing high quality Android apps with a real customer focus and know what it means to ship high quality code.

You have a deep understanding of modern Android development and current industry best practices for building an Android app.

You implement SOLID principles throughout your code.

Kotlin excites you, but don’t worry, it’s not a mandatory requirement for the role.

You are passionate about testing at all levels and champion Test Driven Development.

You are an advocate of pair programming and enjoy collaboration.

You thrive in an autonomous, outcome-driven, customer-centric environment.

You love learning and sharing your knowledge with others.

You know how to mentor and grow the skills of junior developers.

You like to work in a social and fun environment, and you celebrate success.


Bonus if you have: ● Commercial Kotlin, RxKotlin, MVI, Espresso and Clean Architecture experience. ● An open sourced project that you created or are contributing to. ● An awesome reputation on Stack Overflow! ● Experience with image manipulation and memory management.


The Role


As Senior Android Engineer  you will:

  • At least 4 years’ commercial Android development experience
  • Excellent working knowledge implementing SOLID principles
  • Have a passion for developing high quality Android apps that have a real customer focus
  • Believe in the importance of testing at all levels and be a strong advocate of Test Driven Development
  • Work within an Agile environment (daily stand-ups, weekly planning meetings)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


Tech Stack


  • Degree or above (or equivalent) qualification in Computer Science or a related subject
  • Agile
  • Experience of Unit testing/TDD
  • Commercial experience of using Kotlin, RxKotlin would be highly desirable
  • Espresso and Clean Architecture experience very much sought after
  • Any experience with image manipulation and memory management would be a bonus







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