Android Developer / Mobile App Developer

Recruiter
Asset Resourcing Limited
Location
Higher Ferry
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mobile App Developer - Android: Our Client is one of the largest of its kind in the UK and this is a great opportunity to join a fast growing company, working in the area right at the heart of their future strategy. They currently have a vacancy to work in the mobile team to develop and maintain our mobile apps. Work with the mobile team and wider business to help deliver an industry leading mobile app that provides a best in class experience for customers.

They are looking for the following essential experience/ knowledge:

*3+ years commercial experience
*Proficient with Java
*Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen size
*Experience with OOP concepts and design patterns
*Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
*Working knowledge of version control tools such as Git
*Experience with REST APIs
*Demonstrable apps you have worked on
*Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release, and support)

Desirable experience:

*Knowledge of Agile methodologies such as Scrum/Kanban
*Previous experience managing teams
*Degree in Computer science or related discipline

You will work in a development team that always puts the customer and the online experience first, while always remaining focused on the business benefit to any changes. Take ownership of all changes made to the online systems and proactively monitor these to spot any effects that may have been caused by enhancements. Participate in ideas sessions, contributing your own ideas for improving the website that will feed into the teams' workflow.

*Develop new and maintain existing functionality within their apps
*Deliver innovative functionality for their customers
*Generate ideas with solid hypotheses
*Contribute to development discussions and code reviews

About the Client

One of the UK's leading independent providers, by 2020, they're aiming to be Number One in the UK. It's an ambitious goal, but that hasn't stopped them before! Their success has been recognised both within and beyond their industry - they've won a prestigious "Best in Industry" award for the last four years, and have been recognised by the London Stock Exchange Group as one of the "1,000 companies to inspire Britain". Our colleagues like it there too - over 70% would recommend them as a place to work according to Glassdoor!

Although they work hard, they also believe in rewarding that hard work. In addition to salaries, they offer a generous benefits package for staff including:

*33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
*Discretionary staff bonus scheme
*Staff pension (matched contributions up to 2.5%)
*Private Medical
*Death in service payment
*Subsidised park and ride passes
*Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
*Long service awards - cash payments every five years
*Staff discount
*Free worldwide travel insurance for colleagues and their family members
*Wellness extras - we offer an annual flu jab, reflexology sessions and free fruit supplied in the office