Careers

Android Developer

Android Developer

The role

Android Developers work within the Development team to develop and maintain software applications for the Android mobile operating system. An Android Developer is expected:

  • To collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, develop and ship advanced, bespoke Android applications
  • To work with outside/remote data sources and API specifications
  • To write automated unit and UI tests
  • To work on bug fixing and improving application performance
  • To review code written by others in the development team
  • To continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
  • To keep up to date with changes in mobile technology, Android releases, new and existing third-party libraries and share knowledge with the wider team

Performance

The requirements of the job will be satisfied when:

  • Features are developed to a high standard within the estimated timescales
  • The defect rate for completed features is less than 5%
  • Time and effort estimates are accurate to within +/- 15%
  • Client satisfaction is high when we ask for feedback

Attitudes

  • Can-do attitude
  • Collaborative
  • Hands on
  • Detail oriented
  • Diligence

Knowledge

  • In depth knowledge of the Android operating system
  • Experience working with Android Studio
  • In depth knowledge of Java / Kotlin
  • Solid understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) principles
  • Experience with Jira
  • Solid understanding of agile principles and Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with GitHub and pull request reviews
  • Experience using the following in real world applications: Retrofit2, Dagger2, automated unit testing, UI testing with Espresso.
  • Experience working with Google Firebase, specifically for push notifications, Dynamic Links and Crash reporting.
  • Experience working with Google Firebase, specifically for push notifications, Dynamic Links and Crash reporting.

Skills

Soft Skills

  • Able to communicate clearly with team members
  • Able to explain technical concepts in simple terms
  • Able to review others’ work and give constructive feedback

Hard Skills

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to write clear and concise code
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to break complex problems down into smaller, elegant solutions
  • Ability to think differently and not just follow the “happy path”

Benefits

Negotiable salary (basically let us know what you’re looking for and if we think you are good enough... then we will pay it!).

Generous holiday allowance

Pension scheme

Training initiatives

Flexible working when required

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To see the full list of perks that our employees benefit from, please visit our Careers page. 

Interested?

Please submit your CV with a covering letter to info@atomicmedia.co.uk or get in touch via our contact page.

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