Senior Mobile Engineer

London (Central)
From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Bugatti Veyron, Concorde, Apollo, high velocity bullet, light - and you Your whole life, you’ve learned fast and adapted to new challenges in double quick time. Now’s your chance to step on the gas and move your career forward at warp speed. The internet is growing at a phenomenal pace and mobile app development is advancing even faster. So we’re looking for mobile engineers who are one jump ahead of that rapidly accelerating curve. Like you, Skyscanner is also on a high-speed growth journey. Over 30 million people a month trust us to turn their travel nightmares into sweet dreams. Increasingly, they’re doing this on mobile devices, resulting in 35 million app downloads to date, and counting – which is where you come in. We’re currently expanding our app development capability and we’re looking for world-class mobile developers with mentoring or management experience to work within a small team of innovative engineers, in an ultra fast paced environment. We can offer you the flexibility and fast pace of a startup combined with the opportunity to develop products that are used by multiple millions of people every day. Products people actually want and find useful, built by a company that still has massive potential ahead of it. To be clear, we aren’t just developing an app; we are building and shipping features from the ground up. Product teams working on mobile apps also do data analysis, design systems, and release services – which all builds up into a mobile experience. If you’re flexible, eager to learn and can’t move forward fast enough – apply now. Key responsibilities include: Working with and mentoring a small team of innovative engineers, in an ultra-fast paced environment. Examining existing processes, programs and software for mobile apps and determining requirements or modifications in the light of business needs Writes and codes individual programs according to the specifications for the mobile apps Continuously testing, correcting, implanting and evaluating the software Writing up operational documentation and providing support and training for other users What do you need to apply? Exceptional competencies in developing, releasing and maintaining native apps Extensive experience of the iOS or Android mobile application environments, application architecture, platform capabilities and development frameworks Personal projects that show an aptitude for engineering and product sense Ability to work in areas outside of your comfort zone Polyglot Engineer experience Our mobile stack includes: Objective-C, Java, Swift, Fastlane, Gradle, Microservices, Docker, Drone, AWS, SQL, Python, Elasticsearch You can offer us: A hunger to learn, and learn fast. A desire to meet challenges. A passion for developing apps that work in a global and scalable environment. A commitment to applying engineering best practice to produce top quality solutions. We can offer you: An excellent career move. The chance to work with great developers, in fact, great people across the board. The space to be trusted to do what you do best. And to make decisions that matter. The potential to tackle big stuff, not small stuff. Closing date – Monday 24 th October 2016 This job was originally posted as