Android Engineer (Inside IR35)

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  • Contract 120 days
  • £600 - £650 (GBP) / day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • ASAP

As an Android Engineer, you’ll be part of the Mobile Engineering team whose mandate is to develop new products and platforms for our client. Mobile Engineering’s aim is to build interactive experiences at all touch points of a consumer's journey whether before, at, or after the time of purchase.

Description

As an Android Engineer, you’ll be part of the Mobile Engineering team whose mandate is to develop new products and platforms for our client. Mobile Engineering’s aim is to build interactive experiences at all touch points of a consumer's journey whether before, at, or after the time of purchase.

Responsibilities:

• Contribute to the design, architecture, and development of apps that are elegant, efficient, secure, highly available, and maintainable

• Work closely with other developers and end-users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction

• Contribute insights into ways to improve the processes and tools used on the Android team

• Be highly motivated and maintain a positive, “can-do” attitude in a fast-moving environment

• Follow and help cultivate consistent development best practices

• Collaborate with your project manager and other software developers to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain the Android application

• Provide thought-leadership regarding the implementation of best practices

• Assist in estimation and assessment of the feasibility of features

• Foster a collaborative spirit across multiple teams

 

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Technology or related field.

• Knowledge of developing trends and emerging standards in mobile apps (RxJava, MVP, Kotlin, etc), mobile payments, and wearables

• Experience in Android Development and in Software Development

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

• Familiar with the whole software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, etc.)

• Great knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices

• Excellent technical knowledge of Java for Android, Android SDK and AndroidStudio

• Good understanding of RESTful APIs and how to connect Android applications to back-end services

• Experience working with testing libraries like Espresso and Junit

• Familiar with Continuous Integration (CI) and its use in testing, building and deploying Android apps

• Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks

• Understanding of code versioning using git, GitHub and gitflow.

• Understanding of accessibility and security compliance

• Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

• Experience in creation and review of software and architecture designs

• Basic understanding of Web Technologies like Javascript, CSS, and HTML5

• Experience with Kotlin is a plus

• Experience with payments technology is a plus

 

Skills

DevOps Technical Skills
Continuous Integration / Deployment (CI/CD)
Environments
Android
Programming Languages & Frameworks
CSS
HTML
Java
Software Development
REST

Industry Experience

Finance & Insurance