Android Developer - Remote - up to £70,000

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Mobile App Development, Native

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £70000 per annum + additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

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    about 1 month ago

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Senior Android Developer - Remote/ MCR - Up to £70,000 + Multiple benefits

Location: Manchester/ Remote

Interviews: From 17th October 2022 ( Remote)

About the team:

This well-established Northern powerhouse is known for providing one of the UK's most successful and utilised payment service platforms, connecting convenience retailers with bill payment clients to enable customers to pay for a multitude of daily payment, bills and additional payments. A well-established company providing service for over 25 years with all staff based in a purpose-built office and working remotely) across the UK.

After a successful 3 years under new ownership the team is now a multi-functional business, with commercial, operations, IT, finance, legal and HR operating an agile, low cost, efficient business model. The business has grown from strength to strength, with investment into securing the technical platform and commercially, successfully grown market share from 22% to 35%.

The technical team members are the driving force behind the business, and they are proud of the energy, commitment and customer focus their people all have in common. This isn't just about being a strong technical fit but a cultural one also!

The role requires someone who is can:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment
  • Implement delivery with minimum technical debt
  • Work with complex integration scenarios with multiple device types and technologies
  • Add value to strategic architectural improvements
  • Apply best practice guidelines to improve user experience
  • Take ownership/initiative when required
  • Work within a cross functional Team
  • Actively involved in Pair Development
  • Reviewing Pull Requests
  • Leading and being a member of scrum teams
  • Acting as Scrum Master for projects
  • Ensuring 100% test coverage of all code produced
  • Providing Development level diagnosis and bug fix
  • Liaising with the Test and Release team to ensure features pass testing and can be merged and released into the component Master Branches

The candidate should be experienced in some or all of the following:

  • at least 2 years as an Android developer
  • Be used to working in TDD/BDD/Agile development teams
  • documenting, communicating and delivering features
  • Design principles (MVVM, MVP)
  • Object-Oriented based languages & design principles (e.g. Java/Kotlin/C#),
  • Feel comfortable using Git and the HubFlow branching and release paradigm
  • Common Android frameworks (e.g. Activities, Fragments, Services and Broadcast Receivers)
  • SOLID programming principles, Java or Kotlin
  • Unit testing (e.g. JUnit, Mockito , MockK)
  • Automated testing (e.g. Espresso, Barista),
  • Android app release process, performance and memory tuning tools (e.g. Performance Profiler), Architecture components and Jetpack,
  • Continuous integration environments (e.g. Github Actions),
  • Software Control Management System (e.g. JIRA, Confluence)
  • Bluetooth technologies and supporting Android frameworks

Some of the benefits include

Pension: Up to 8% Employees contribution & up to 12% Employers contribution (subject to auto enrolment)

Holidays:25 days increasing to 30 after length of service and the option to purchase extra holidays

Bonus:Non-contractual annual performance bonus

Life Assurance: 6 x's your basic annual salary to the employee's normal retirement age.

Permanent Health Insurance: 50% of basic salary (less statutory deductions), deferred for 26 weeks, if absent from work due to sickness or disability. Subject to a successful completion of a probation period and acceptance from the Insurers.

Health Care Cash Plan: Fully subsidised by the team

Beingwell Portal: Looking after your physical and mental health

Enhanced family friendly policies: Maternity, Paternity and Adoption

Employee Discount Portal & Instant savings with money saving deals

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle Scheme: Open to all employees after successful completion of a probation period. Enables employees to purchase a bike and accessories up to the value of £2000 over a 12-month period whilst saving on tax and NI contributions.

Employee Assistance Programme:Work-Life Balance Practical Support, Emotional Wellbeing Support available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Senior Android Developer - Remote/ MCR - Up to £70,000 + Multiple benefits

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