IT Engineer (Mobile - Android)

31 Jul 2019
28 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading Global Financial Institution is seeking to employ a IT Engineer (Mobile - Android) based in Leeds.

Hours 35 per week/permanent.

Competitive salary offered.

IT Engineer works closely with other business teams to ensure that the firm creates the right solutions for both the business and the customer and to support strategic plans. They are one of the major contributors of profit to the Retail Banking & Wealth Management businesses. They will work in a cross functional agile team at first direct, developing and testing code to support first direct’ s native android app.

IT Engineer will be required to use the latest technologies, processes and tools to deliver frequently, safely and efficiently. They will be responsible for translating detailed designs into robust, scalable and reusable solutions. They would participate in engineering discipline, best practice and standards compliance within first direct and global IT.

The successful candidate will be a graduate and will have the following attributes:

•           An ability and desire to keep with up with current trends and learn                  new technologies in order to develop Full Stack engineering                            capabilities.

•           Be an approachable, collaborative and supportive team member.

•           Being able to communicate effectively – spoken and written – to                     convey complex technical subject matter clearly, adapting to the                     audience.

•           Experience of working in a large-scale delivery environment, with                   multiple developers working on a single code base with split                           deliveries.

•           Expertise in developing native Android applications using Java,                      Kotlin, Android Studio and Mockito

•           Experience of consuming REST APIs / JSON

•           Experience of working in an Agile environment - Scrum or Kanban                  with knowledge of Agile tooling, such as Jira, Confluence and Slack.

•           Understanding of the principles of DevOps and Continuous                            Integration / Delivery with knowledge of DevOps tooling such as                      Jenkins, Git, GitHub and Nexus,

•           Experience with Hockey App.

•           Native iOS development - Swift 4 and Xcode.

•           API development (preferably Java 8, Spring Boot, Maven) or                          Browser development (preferably Node.JS, React).


Closing dates for applications 28th August 2019

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