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Mobile App Developer - £30,000 - £35,000 +benefits

  • Location:

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Mobile App Development, Cross-platform / Hybrid

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

  • Contact email:

    Sophie.Binder@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    5454643_1599757306

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-10

  • Consultant:

    Sophie Binder

Mobile App Developer - Chester - £30,000 - £35,000 + Benefits

Who we are

This is one of the UK's largest independent business in their field with strong year-over-year growth and ambitious growth. They are immensely proud to say they supplied over 1 million customers with their product last year.

What you will be doing

As their newest Mobile App Developer, you will be joining their award-winning Product Department, responsible for their newly developed, business-critical mobile and web applications across multiple brands and affiliates, optimising them to ensure a smooth customer journey. The Product Team has been the focal point for a significant amount of time, focus and investment in recent years, with the team recognising the sheer importance of development in this area and its effect on their business success. they have therefore, as a company, actively championed significant growth across their Tech and Product departments through utilising latest innovations in technology and actively seeking growth from the best local talent in the area.

They are therefore seeking a Mobile App Developer to continue the impressive growth. As their newest addition you will be joining the dedicated app team, which sits at the forefront of shaping and developing innovative new ideas and features that help to give that extra special touch to the customer and owner experience. Working as part of a multi-skilled team made up of passionate developers, UX designers, researchers and product owners, the role of App Developer will be to crucial in the business goals to make a strategic focus on improving the mobile app experience and will be pivotal in delivering these changes to the wider business.

You will be directly responsible for improving the mobile app, optimised for IOS and Android, and will be utilising your development skills to implement and suggest new features based on user testing and customer research. You will also be working closely with the wider Product team by working with designers to ensure the best experience during, after and post-holiday phase of the user's journey.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced and passionate App Developer to join a collaborative, enthusiastic team who eat, sleep and breath technology and are united in growing their own technical skills and the skills of their colleagues too! They truly are a department unlike any other and are looking for a likeminded Developer who shares in their passion to join the team as a crucial member

As the newest Mobile App Developer, you will accountable for the following areas of

responsibilities:

  • Work directly on the mobile app for iOS and/or Android
  • Develop new features based on user testing and customer research.
  • Develop and test code following best practices
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Product team, taking ideas implemented for the website, analysing them and implementing similar approaches in the mobile app
  • Work with designers to ensure the best experience during booking, holiday planning, on holiday and post-holiday phases of the customer journey

Skill Requirements

  • 2+ years' experience of mobile app development on either iOS or Android
  • Understanding of the Mobile app ecosystem for iOS or Android
  • Swift
  • Java or Kotlin
  • XCode or Android Studio
  • Experience in submitting apps on Google Play and Apple app stores
  • Git and/or other Source Control systems
  • Working in an Agile Environment
  • Knowledge of latest changes to both the Android and iOS platforms

Nice to have:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent IT qualification
  • Objective-C
  • Previous experience of A/B testing
  • Experience using ReactiveX, RxJava, RxSwift etc
  • Interest in UX and providing innovative new features
  • Experience of submitting apps on Google Play and iOS App Store

About Us

Although we work hard, we also believe in rewarding that hard work. In addition to salaries, we offer a generous benefits package including:

  • 33 days' holiday (including bank holidays)
  • An additional day off during the week of your Birthday
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Staff pension
  • Private Medical
  • Death in Service payment
  • Subsidised park and ride passes
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Long service awards - cash payments and increases in holiday allowances
  • Staff discount on cottage holidays
  • Free worldwide travel insurance (including family members)
  • Wellness extras, including free annual flu jabs, reflexology sessions and free fruit supplied in the office

Mobile App Developer - Chester - £30,000 - £35,000 + Benefits

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