Android Developer

360 Resourcing
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

New opportunity not to be missed! Our client has a unique opportunity available for an Android Developer to join the team in Salford Quays, Manchester. The role is a full time, permanent position offering a salary of £30,000 - £40,000 per annum.

Our client is Europe’s leading Health organisation, bringing convenience and accessibility to healthcare. Their innovative mobile health platform connects users with fully-qualified, experienced doctors via remote video consultation, making lengthy appointment waiting times and poor access to primary care services a thing of the past.

Our client is looking for an experienced Android programmer to be involved in the development of an innovative health platform. Our client is a technology innovator in the healthcare sector.

Role Overview

They are looking for an Android Developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a vast number of diverse Android devices.

Your primary focus will be the development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working along-side other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, commitment to teamwork, collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and creating quality products is essential.

What are the responsibilities of the Android Developer?

- Produce documentation such as product requirements and test plans.

- Publish internal and public app builds.

- Follow security best practises.

- Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code

- Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable Java code

- Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications

- Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems

- Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

What skills do I need to have to become an Android Developer?

- Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes

- Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services

- Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices

- Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning

- Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as “touch”

- Familiarity with the use of additional sensors, such as gyroscopes and accelerometers

- Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks

- Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

- Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications

- A knack for benchmarking and optimization

- Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines

- Knack for writing clean, readable Java code

Experience of the following would be an advantage:

- Experience with wearables is desirable.

- Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests

- Proficient understanding of code versioning tools {{such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial}}

- Familiarity with continuous integration

- Software localization

- Familiarity of WebRTC

- Familiarity or awareness of Azure or AWS mobile cloud services

- Experience of Agile methodologies i.e. SCRUM, KANBAN

- Educated to degree level or have 2 years relevant experience.

The post is based at their offices but occasional travel may be required. As part of the interview process, candidates will be presented with a number of technical tasks to test some of the key skills required for this position.

Why not click ‘apply’ today? Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join the world’s premier telehealth organisation as their Android Developer.