Senior Android Engineer

  • HP|konnect
  • Edinburgh, UK
  • 10/05/2019
Permanent Mobile Dev

Job Description

The Opportunity

We are excited to be working with an exciting tech startup based in Edinburgh, owned by two of the most prolific names in the Start Up world that is gathering pace as ‘the one to watch’.   Working in a small team, you will be working alongside two other Android Developers carving and shaping the future by building new features, squashing bugs, architecting cleaner code as well as making sure we have a great team environment.


The Company

Founded just over a year ago, by the owners of another $1billion tech business, these guys are looking to redefine the way consumers organise, chat and consume media together - hosting 100s of communities & groups of people gathered around shared interests, ideas and life experiences.    They recently secured their initial $4million seed funding in what is proving to be the beginning of an exciting journey.



Culture comes first with these guys.      They pride themselves not only on the quality of the work they produce but on engendering a fun, hard-working, close knit environment at the same time!    They are learning with every new release and enjoy close collaboration, ensuring everyone has a voice that is heard.

You will hear the word ‘team’ quite a lot – that is exactly what they are! A Team, that work together to achieve success.

They also put a lot of importance into discussion and discovery which in turn leads to successful delivery

Remote working is also an option for the highest of technical talent. Alternatively, if you are from overseas, relocation assistance will be provided, and if you are a non-eu National Sponsorship is available.


The Role:

As Android Engineer you will:

  • Work to two weekly sprints
  • Work on shipping releases and new features
  • Enjoy collaborating and debating on ideas to improve processes and structure
  • Take full ownership of your work and drive it through to an end solution
  • You're keen to be an early member of a startup where you’ll get the rare opportunity to help shape the company and influence the overall direction of the product from the outset
  • Work in an agile team and have the flexibility to learn and work with new technologies to solve problems.



Tech Stack

  • A solid Computer Science or Computer Engineering background
  • Experience of having shipped at least one app in the GooglePlay store
  • Experience of building Android applications in Java or Kotlin using Android SDK
  • Good understanding of Architectural design patterns
  • Previous experience with RxJava will be useful








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Job Tags

Agile, Android