Catalyst Recruitment - People + Progress

Senior Android Developer

Newcastle upon Tyne / Sep 8, 2021

Senior Android Developer

Our client is an award-winning and market-leading North-East based digital agency, highly focussed on the importance of mobile technology, digital strategy and user experience. With an impressive portfolio of clients and strong growth to about 30 people over many years, the company is currently seeking to add an experienced Senior Android Developer to its friendly team.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation which is proud of its strong technical background. As Senior Android Developer, reporting to the Development Manager, you will work as part of a collaborative team of varied disciplines, skills and experience, working on a wide range of client projects. You will be involved in the development of new products as well as the maintenance and support of existing applications.  

As Senior Android Developer, your duties will include:

  • Design and develop native Android (Java / Kotlin)
  • Provide technical support for existing applications
  • Assist with customer support
  • Keep up to date with the latest technologies and trends in mobile and software development
  • Deploy mobile app builds to Visual Studio App Center and app stores


As Senior Android Developer you’ll need:

  • Strong Android development experience with Java and/or Kotlin
  • Experience of fully developing solutions using Android Studio
  • Experience deploying native apps to app stores
  • Strong knowledge of source control, such as Git
  • Good and effective communication skills
  • Solve technical problems effectively and efficiently
  • Work to given deadlines and budgets
  • Diagnose and solve software issues
  • Working knowledge of Agile SCRUM methodologies
  • Work flexibly to meet the demands of a client-led business (out of hours will be required as part of the on call rota)


Also desirable:


  • Xamarin Android
  • Experience setting up CI/CD for mobile apps (in particular Azure DevOps)
  • Azure DevOps

Rewards and benefits:

  • £competitive salary and excellent benefits
  • Permanent, full time role
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Remote working is available

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.


Senior Android Developer, Newcastle upon Tyne

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