Junior Android Developer (high growth startup) MB0033

London (Greater)
12 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
*About Moneybox*

• Moneybox is on a mission to change the way people save and invest toward their future. Forget old-school finance - we make saving and investing part of your everyday life and help you achieve your goals, be it buying a house, saving for your children or something much more frivolous! 

• Moneybox enables you to invest the change from your everyday purchases into simple tracker funds. For example, when you buy your morning coffee for £2.40, you can invest the 60p change into tracker funds within your ISA. This means that a you can set money aside to invest before you’ve finished your breakfast – not a bad start to the day! 

• We have won multiple awards, and are currently one of the fastest growing fintech apps in the UK. 

• We were founded in July 2015 by serial entrepreneurs Ben Stanway and Charlie Mortimer and currently have a team of 26. We expect to double this in the next year. 

• We are authorised and regulated by the FCA and are backed by some of the UK’s leading venture capital investors. 

*Job Brief*
We are currently growing at a rapid pace with more and more people using Moneybox. To support this growth we are looking for a budding Android Developer.

This role will be responsible for working within a dedicated team to develop the Moneybox Android app. You will work alongside other developers to maintain a high quality app and develop new features that enhance the overall experience.

*What You’ll Do*
The position will be responsible for supporting the Lead Android Developer to work on Android application. You will help to create a reliable application that makes investing simple and enjoyable for users. You will be involved in the whole life cycle from suggesting new features to releasing the application:

• Develop the application, write the code that runs the application.
• Interact with the product manager and designers to refine ideas into fully specified user stories, that define how the user will interact with the application.
• Help to suggest new features for the application that will make the app experience better for users, and that will make the application more reliable.
• Break down stories into manageable chunks that allow features to be developed in an iterative manner that allow us to release regularly so we can gain feedback from our users.
• Estimate features so that we can get a reliable release date estimate for the rest of the company and users.
• Support the design of the architecture of the android application.
• Release the app when all the features for the release have been developed.
• Monitor the app post-release to ensure that it is working as expected.

*What we’re looking for*
• Someone who is excited about making an application you would use personally that helps make saving and investing easier and more accessible.
• Thrives in a fast-pace startup environment.
• Interested in all areas of the business and enjoys hearing about what other team members are working on.
• Genuine interest in financial technology.
• Constantly looking to improve all areas that you can affect.
• Excited about learning and experience new ways of thinking.

*Experience and Skills*
• Computer science or related degree.
• Proven experience within software development and/or Android development.
• Proficient in Java and/or Kotlin
• Experience using common libraries such as RxJava2, Dagger2, Retrofit etc
• Exposure to creating rich and extensive mobile interfaces.
• Exposure across most aspects of software development from gathering requirements to releasing.
• Great communication and listening skills.
• Fluent written and spoken English.

*What’s in it for you?*
• Opportunity to work directly with senior engineers at a fast-growing, award-winning and super ambitious startup.
• Work with a friendly team of highly-motivated individuals.
• Be in an environment where you are listened to and can play a key role in impacting the finance industry in the UK.
• Thriving collaborative and inclusive company culture.
• Competitive remuneration package.
• Company share options.
• 25 days holiday + bank holidays.

Our office is in London, by the Oxo Tower

PEASE NOTE: By sending us your application you acknowledge and agree to Moneybox using your personal data as described below. We collect applicants’ personal data to manage our recruitment related activities. Consequently, we may use your personal data to evaluate your application, to select and shortlist applicants, to set up and conduct interviews and tests, to evaluate and assess the results, and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment process generally. We do not share your personal data with unauthorised third parties. However, we may, if necessary, share your personal data to carefully selected third parties acting on our behalf. This may include transfers to servers and databases outside the country where you provided us with your personal data. Such transfers may include for example transfers and/or disclosures outside the European Economic Area and in the United States of America. If you are unsuccessful in your application, we may keep your details on file so that we can tell you about other suitable vacancies which may be of interest to you when they arise in the future. If you would rather we did not keep your details on file, you can contact us at email: jobs(at)moneyboxapp.com

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