Android Developer

  • Contract type:Permanent
  • Salary/Rate:£45,000-£55,000
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • Location:London, GB
  • Reference:J15914
Futureheads are partnered with a rapidly growing FinTech startup in London who are seeking a budding Android Developer to join the team.
This role will be responsible for working within a dedicated mobile development team on the continued build of their Android app. You will work alongside other developers to maintain a high quality app and develop new features that enhance the overall experience.
This is a very exciting opportunity for a mid-weight Android developer who wants to challenge themselves and gain exposure to solving problems in a scaling and fast paced environment. Their hard working yet informal and relaxed working culture makes it a really enjoyable place to develop your skills, plus offers the opportunity to work with the latest technology.
What you’ll do
You will help to create a reliable application that makes investing simple and enjoyable for users. You will be involved in the whole life cycle from suggesting new features to releasing the application:
  •  Develop the application, write the code that runs the application.
  •  Interact with the product manager and designers to refine ideas into fully specified user stories, that define how the user will interact with the application.
  •  Help to suggest new features for the application that will make the app experience better for users, and that will make the application more reliable.
  •  Break down stories into manageable chunks that allow features to be developed in an iterative manner that allow us to release regularly so we can gain feedback from our users.
  •  Estimate features so that we can get a reliable release date estimate for the rest of the company and users.
  •  Support the design of the architecture of the android application.
  •  Release the app when all the features for the release have been developed.
  •  Monitor the app post-release to ensure that it is working as expected.
Who you are
  • Someone who is excited about making an application you would use personally that helps make saving and investing easier and more accessible.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced startup environment.
  • Interested in all areas of the business and enjoys hearing about what other team members are working on.
  • Genuine interest in financial technology.
  • Constantly looking to improve all areas that you can affect.
  • Excited about learning and experience new ways of thinking.
Experience and skills
  • Computer science or related degree.
  • Commercial experience in Android development
  • Proficient in Java and/or Kotlin
  • Experience with common design patterns such as MVP or MVVM
  • Experience using common libraries such as RxJava2, Dagger2, Retrofit etc
  • Experience creating rich mobile interfaces.
  • Exposure across most aspects of software development from gathering requirements to releasing.
Please do not hesitate to send through your CV to be considered.

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