Catalyst Recruitment - People + Progress

Senior Android Developer

Newcastle upon Tyne / Sep 26, 2021

Senior Android Developer

Our client is a highly successful internet technology developer with a user base several million strong. They are going through a period of growth and are now looking for a highly skilled Senior Android Developer to strengthen their team, based just North of Newcastle. You will work on developing exciting new features and improving the stability of the Android client.

As part of the android team in a small company, your role will encompass the entire software development life-cycle, including requirements capture, prototyping, design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance.

Your responsibilities as Senior Android Developer will include:

  • Develop, improve and innovate on the company's Android app, writing clean, maintainable and extendable code
  • Be part of the Android Development Team helping with implementing new features and maintaining the existing codebase
  • Collaborate alongside Server and Client developers, Project Managers, Product Owners, Designers, QA and external beta testers
  • Provide insight to the technical and behavioural direction of the products

Required Senior Android Developer skills and experience:

  • A solid background in Android Development using Java, Kotlin and Android Studio
  • Have working experience on SCM tools (preferably git)
  • Familiar with Material Design guidelines
  • Self-motivated, like to explore and organize your code and projects
  • Think like a team member, beyond the code

As Senior Android Developer you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work with Android Architecture Components such as Room, LiveData, ViewModel, WorkManager, etc
  •  Use Dependency Injection with Dagger2
  •  Do Unit Testing, TDD and/or automated UI testing
  •  Work among experienced engineers, doing code reviews and/or pair programming
  •  See your code being used by millions of users
  •  Fine tune third party SDK’s and libraries in a complex UX ecosystem

Senior Android Developer rewards and benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary, depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday allowance, plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Highly innovative tech
  • An awesome team with huge ambitions
  • Home working and a casual, friendly office working environment

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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