Mobile Tech Lead

  • HP|konnect
  • United Kingdom
  • 11/12/2018
Permanent Mobile Dev

Job Description

The Opportunity

You will be leading a multi-disciplinary team of highly skilled developers to deliver the best experience to customers. You will be responsible for leading the team in the building and maintenance of apps across their business which have a user base of over 1 million in the UK.   This is a fantastic opportunity to play a pivotal role in the development of a product on this scale


The Company

The company is the UKs leader in the betting arena offering you the opportunity to have a real impact on millions of customers on a daily basis.  They are driven by a clear ambition: to make betting and gaming better.   You will work with some of the best digital minds creating innovative products and applications.  You’ll develop systems and software that can handle challenges such as over 11 million transactions on a typical Saturday afternoon.



You will work from their offices in central Leeds and be rewarded with a multitude of benefits including a twice yearly bonus worth upto 13% of salary, a macbook, and an annual personal development budget.  The company is big on development and gives the team Friday afternoons dedicated to learning & development.  As tech lead you will drive this.

They have created the kind of workplace that has awarded them a place in the coveted “Sunday Times 100 Best employers to work for” for the last 3 years in a row


**EU applicants welcome **


The Role

As Mobile Tech Lead  you will:

  • Lead a multi-disciplinary squad of highly skilled individuals with a mission to deliver the best experience to Customers, focusing on the mobile development of their apps
  • Lead their Native Squad delivery a plethora of new native features on both their iOS and Android platforms
  • Build the best user experience in the betting & gaming industry to maintain their position as leader in mobile
  • Have a hands on role, driving the technical vision for your team to build on.
  • Lead the agile practices within the squad,
  • Clearly communicate the vision to your team
  • Identify opportunities in increasing performance, productivity and stability across the website
  • Work with the Engineering Manager to hire the best people to help achieve your vision
  • You will have a strong background in either iOS or Android development with an understanding of the other platform
  • Have a keen interest in the latest mobile development trends


Tech Stack

  • Degree or above (or equivalent) qualification in Computer Science or a related subject
  • Agile experience
  • An iOS Mobile development or Android mobile development background
  • A high level of interpersonal skills is required
  • iOS tech stack is Objective-C/Swift using Xcode 10 with knowledge of WKWebView and familiarity of the latest iOS SDK (iOS 12)
  • CocoaPods for dependency management.
  • Android tech stack is Java and Kotlin with knowledge of Gradle.
  • You will probably not have a strong background in BOTH Android and iOS but you will have an open minded attitude to technology
  • An understanding is needed of HTTP protocols, requests and responses and GIT for source control




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Job Tags

Java, Git, iOS, Android, Objective C