Senior/Lead Android Developer

Axica Recruitment
£50000 Per Annum DOE
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Based in Manchester
Senior/Lead Android Developer
£50,000 DOE

My award winning client established in 2010 work with some of the UKs leading household names helping their clients close to their customers. Working with cutting edge technology they are the leading partner of choice for their clients.

Leading a team of 2 developers you will be part of the Native Apps team taking on a varied range of exciting new projects using up-to-date tools including Retrofit, Gson/Jackson, and RxJava.

With 75% hands on and 25% management you will be involved in many exciting projects, some of your role will include:

  • Adding new functionality into the app framework.
  • Building new applications for household name clients.
  • Enhancing and driving the technical direction of the team.
  • Adding enhanced tracking and analytics to our retail applications.
  • Improving the build and automated testing tools.
  • Prototyping new features to improve the Android offering.

My client operate in a friendly working environment where developers are given a good level of autonomy to develop solutions. This is a very collaborative working environment, everyone is open and teams share ideas. They don't operate in a hierarchy environment - everyone is given the opportunity to contribute ideas, experiment and innovate.

Skills required:

  • Extensive knowledge of android platform.
  • Solid OO skills and awareness of patterns and anti-patterns.
  • Excellent understanding of the build process for Android
  • Understanding of Git from the command-line
  • Gitflow
  • Integration of mobile apps with RESTful

Advantageous/Bonus points!

  • Continuous Integration - CI
  • Test Driven Development - TDD
  • Mentoring or leadership experience

Sound interesting?

For immediate consideration and to hear more about this opportunity please apply below or forward your C.V ASAP to or call 0161 273 4746