Senior Android Engineer

Skillsearch Limited
From £300 to £400 per day
29 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Mobile is becoming the primary medium through which we engage with products and services. The ability to combine sensors, data, & connectivity is enabling services to become personalised and on demand as never before. Software may be eating the world; but mobile is the medium through which we experience it anew. Our client see thier role in mobile product development as not only an opportunity, but also a privilege and a responsibility. They are stewards of both the client experience and their clients’ business cases. This requires them to be expert across technology, product market fit and user expectations. To enable this, research is a core aspect of the company culture. Alongside your client work, you will be encouraged to research specific aspects of emerging practice. There will be opportunities to write about this & contribute to company whitepapers and other shareable content. The company also undertakes pure research projects; to gain better understandings of technology, user behaviours and market opportunities. They rotate their team members across client and research projects, to ensure freshness of practice and perspective. With our client you will be: Working as part of an agile product team comprising some of the best engineers (Android & iOS), designers & product managers in the country. Within that team, you will be: The go to person for solving hard Android problems Actively researching emerging best practice for all things Android Advocating techniques for debugging complex Android issues CAPABILITIES You will have the following attributes & capabilities: Knowledge - deep & broad understanding of the Android platform Leadership - ability to coach other engineers Communication - ability to interact with clients & explain technical issues to lay audiences Creativity - original problem solving Opinion - you will have strong opinions, lightly held, on the best practices for architecture and platform standards on Android TOOLSET Our client will provide you with a laptop and other tools required to engineer great mobile products. REMUNERATION & REWARD Permanent staff who have been with the company for 6 months or more, are eligible for performance related bonuses. These occur twice a year; in Summer and at Christmas. Typically these are in the range of 1 - 5% of your salary, depending upon your performance (ie. 2 - 10% per annum in total). ENTITLEMENTS Holiday: you will be entitled to 30 days holiday per year. Pension: the company pension scheme will match employee contribution up to 5% of salary. REQUIREMENTS 1 years team leadership 3 years professional android experience (or equivalent transferrable experience) 5 years total software experience, with emphasis on object oriented programming Broad experience with Android core libraries & popular 3rd party libraries If you think you've got what we're looking for, we want to hear from you Please note only applicants with relevant experience will be contacted for this position. This job was originally posted as

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