Lead Android Developer £80k Disruptive tech start-up (mobile space) London

Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
£75000 - £85000 per annum
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am exclusively supporting a disruptive tech start-up in the mobile space and assisting them with the growth of their technical team across the board. The first & most urgent hire of their search is a Lead Android Developer to take the reins of their mobile team and devise the mobile architecture and blueprint of their mobile application. You will work closely alongside the iOS team and contribute to their technical direction, technical strategy, and code base for their Greenfield mobile application.

The desired Lead Android Developer will come equipped with SME knowledge of designing, engineering & building well-written, slick mobile applications, with a proven track record of delivery. They will understand the full SDLC and have a passion for clean-cut code and design. In depth knowledge of mobile fundamentals/ object OOP is paramount and as the environment is test orientated, strong experience with testing is needed.

You’ll work alongside various technical teams (DevOps/ Engineering/ Data) and collaborate when making important architectural & engineering decisions for the business as a whole. As a Lead Engineer, you will lead from the front and drive the Android team forward to ensure project deadlines are hit, and that the code base produced is of the high level expected.

The successful applicant will be joining something special.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to join a fast paced start up that promote an environment for collaborative culture and growth striving to deliver production quality code first time around, then look no further!

|| Responsibilities:

  • Design & Develop new game changing mobile application.
  • Help determine technical direction/ roadmap
  • End-to-End collaboration with product team on the SDLC & deployment
  • Develop, test (unit test) and integrate new application features
  • Application architecture/ design
  • Build SDK
  • Set long term goals & objectives
  • Code reviews/ Hackathons
  • Help with the growth and development of the mobile team.

|| Tech requirements:

  • Native Android – In depth commercial experience in the design & development of Android applications.
  • RX-Java/ RX-Android (Nice to have – preferred)
  • In depth commercial experience working with APIs/ 3rd Party APIS – GoogleMaps/ Google APIs
  • TDD – Junit/ Mockito/ Robolectric.
  • Experience developing applications to Material Design Principle standards.
  • Solid understanding of mobile fundamentals & the SDLC.
  • 3rd Party Libraries.
  • Experience/ background in one or more traditional programming language – Java/ Python/ Ruby/ JavaScript etc.
  • Experience debugging/ profiling Android apps.
  • Git/ Gitflow/ SVN
  • Continuous Integration (Gradle build system)
  • Agile
  • Knowledge of iOS (preferred)

|| Role:

  • Lead Android Developer
  • Disruptive Tech Start-up (Mobile)(Well-funded)
  • Based in Central London
  • £80,000

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