Mobile Engineer "Senior Ideally"  iOS or Android Either requir

J-Com Resources
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Mobile Engineer "Senior Ideally" (iOS or Android) Either is required (You will pick up the other if you wish) 40-75k
Our client is re-inventing advertising in an entertaining way, as opposed to being irrelevant or interruptive, which a lot people find advertising to be.
The company was founded to make advertising more fun and work more efficiently for users again. The means the successful individual will have the ability to impute new ideas and have a high level of autonomy.
Our client provides messaging & communications mobile applications with a fantastic way to monetise video advertising which neither irritates or interrupts users. It also allows mobile applications to carry on providing their services freely.
They build unique, user-powered advertising experiences, users can view brand videos of their choice & receive application currencies as a reward. Currencies could include mobile data, sticker packs, emojis etc...
Their attitude is to hire the best, talented, hard-working staff who want to develop, learn and grow in their job and with the company, meet big challenges, create products which haven`t been seen before and improve users lives by making the mobile apps they value free to use.
They reach millions of iOS and Android users with their in app client mobile web product suite, powered by a powerful, resilient, componentised back-end architecture & set of data management tools.
The core technology is built with C#, Redis, JavaScript, JQuery, Oracle and HTML. However, at this point they are looking for specialists in Android and iOS to move things forward.
The network of nearly 1bn users are in supply (publisher applications who run their software) with nearly 100% programmatic advertising demand across the globe, via 4 pipes:
1. Direct network & other demand side like "Tube Mogul" integrations etc.
2. SSP integrations like Rubicon
3. Ad exchanges "e.g. AOL"
4. their unique Selector technology identifies live brand campaigns on our inventory and surfaces these brands for users in advance of view
For partner integrations, they use a combination of industry standard tools, and RTB protocols, as well as their own proprietary and Selector technology.
The Partner Engineer is a Senior Role and will be a key member of the team.
The selected individual will be tasked with leading the build of the mobile SDK`s in Android and iOS, which will be used within both existing partner apps (replacing or complementing the existing integration) on a self-serve basis with a long tail of applications in the social, and video calling, messaging, communications arenas.
You will have responsibility for "end to end" tech management of their partner integrations.
Their working practices offer significant product responsibility for all team member`s.
With close to 100 features in the last 18 months they are growing rapidly. to learn 'in-live', fail quickly, build user insight, & launch the subsequent iteration quickly. They believe in TDD, peer code reviews and continual learning practices.
They are looking for someone who is interested in the mechanics behind communication applications & advertising: how applications work, how to improved, what features are fun and useful, which annoy. They are looking for people who want to fix advertising so it serves the community by making useful applications free, in a way that is seamless, smooth and un-interruptive.
You will be joining a team of 9:
4 in the UK (Founders, Product design, UX, Project management, sales and Business Development)
4 Overseas (Architecture, Build, New Product and Feature development, QA Testing and Dev Ops)
You will work closely with our very talented engineering team, which includes a prior 3 time winner of the Web Summit Hackathon.
4 years` development experience "ideally" is required, with exposure to iOS, Android development, app development, Java, JQuery ideally.
2 SDKs are being built & enable their app partners to take the full suite of their functionality which suits them. As well as providing the SDKs into partners, they will allow us to extend our long tail by enabling self-serve. The SDKs will sit alongside APIs and other self-serve tools to provide a full monetisation suite for applications.
Working with SDKs & APIs is important, with good knowledge of either iOS or Android key, as there will be experience of APIs from a build and consumer point of view, and an understanding / exposure to core architecture builds.
They positively encourage developers with a range of interests; having initiative to crack on with a solution; being aware of colleagues` requirements, ability to adapt quickly to a rapidly evolving apps and advertising trading ecosystem.
They believe the workplace has a responsibility to provide a balance, so they offer a range of benefits that make it a awesome place to work:
Share options - share in the success of the company
25 days holidays with bank holidays included
Gym membership or home cleaning
Climbing, yoga or Pilates sessions
Budget for software, books etc.
Kitchen with choice of drinks & snacks
"Cycle to Work scheme "
Season ticket loan
Social events "Quarterly"
Sociable, informal, Relaxed Environment