Catalyst Recruitment - People + Progress

Senior Android Developer

£35,000 to £45,000 / Newcastle upon Tyne / Sep 10, 2020

Our client is an award-winning and market-leading North East based, independent, full service digital agency, proud of its strong technical background.  Highly focused on the importance of mobile technology, digital strategy and user experience, with an impressive portfolio of iconic brand clients and strong recent growth, the company is currently seeking to recruit a Senior Android Developer to join its friendly and forward-thinking agile development team.


As Senior Android  Developer, working on a wide range of client projects and platforms, delivering world-class user experiences, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Design and development of native Android (Java/Kotlin) and Xamarin applications
  • Assisting junior members of the development team technically
  • Providing technical support for existing applications
  • Assist with customer support
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest technologies and trends in mobile and software development
  • Deploying mobile app builds to Visual Studio App Center and app stores
  • Ad hoc duties as required directed by your manager


As Senior Android Developer you will need to demonstrate:

  • Proven Android Developer experience, including independent, full (from start to completion) delivery of native Android applications and projects within a dynamic, commercial environment
  • Strong practical skills and knowledge with Java and/or Kotlin
  • Experience of fully developing solutions using Android Studio
  • Xamarin Android and/or Xamarin Forms experience desirable
  • Experience deploying native apps to app stores and test environments
  • Experience setting up CI/CD for mobile apps (in particular Azure DevOps)
  • Strong knowledge of source control such as Git
  • Ability to diagnose and solve technical problems effectively and efficiently
  • Working to given deadlines and budgets to Agile SCRUM methodologies
  • Effective communication skills and a flexible approach to meet the demands of a client led business


Please note: High levels of interest mean we will only contact you if your application is shortlisted and this will happen within five working days. You must also be eligible to work in the UK.

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