Android Application Developer – Kotlin, Java. Cloud Tech. Remote. £55-70K Ref: 15597

£55,000 - £70,000 Plus, Excellent Perks & Benefits

We are seeking a talented Lead Android Developer with a keen interest in cloud communications to join our team ASAP. Immediate start available!

Our revolutionary communications platform turns mobile phones into the most advanced office telephone system on the planet! Our challenger product has caught the wave of the post-pandemic ‘anywhere’ office. And it’s set to be very, very big, so this is a fantastic opportunity to join at the start of our scale up phase.

We encourage you to apply for this role even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points.

Role Info:

Android Application Developer
North London, HQ (Moving to Kings Cross 2022) / Hybrid Remote Based – Meet once a week in London
£55,000 – £70,000
Plus, Excellent Perks & Benefits
Working Hours: 09:30 – 18:00
Seniority: Intermediate

Culture: Small and dynamic where unorthodox ideas meet intelligent debate and growth mindsets make anything possible through proactive problem solving.
Product: Cloud Telecommunications – We are the everywhere phone system for the everywhere office on a mission to empower business mobility.
Languages: Kotlin, Java
Interview Process: Tech to Tech chat through your experience(s) with our CTO, and no trial by white board we promise!

The Android Application Developer Role:

You will work within the software engineering team to develop exciting new cloud-based telephony products.

You will take ownership of development of the native Android version of the product and are responsible for its technical design, deployment and maintenance. The application utilises web service APIs exposed by the platform’s server-side components hosted on Microsoft Azure. As this application is key to our future strategy, you will have the opportunity to make a major contribution to the future growth, competitive advantage and commercial success of the company.

You'll be ideal for us if you have:

+ 3+ years’ experience designing and developing Android applications on a range of screen sizes and devices
+ Android app user interface design in line with Google’s UI/UX guidelines
+ Experience of preparing Android applications for deployment to the Google Play Store
+ Extensive experience of using an Agile development approach (e.g. Scrum, Lean, FDD) for rapid application development and release

Core Technical Skills include:

+ Languages: Kotlin, Java
+ IDEs: Android Studio
+ Technologies: Android 9.0+ (SDK API level 29+), JSON, RESTful HTTP APIs
+ Use of Git for source code version control
+ Familiarity with the best practices in Android development, including but not limited to design patterns such as Android Architecture Components and MVVM, and test tools like Espresso

Other Useful skills would be:

+ Data synchronisation using MongoDB Realm
+ Security; OAuth2.x, Auth0
+ Knowledge of mobile telephony or VoIP
+ Automated test tools for mobile applications
+ Push notifications using Firebase or GCM (knowledge of Azure Notification Hubs an advantage)
+ Experience of Android app development for systems hosted on cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure
+ Microsoft App Center
+ JavaScript, Node.js
+ C#, .NET Framework, .NET Core

What’s in it for you?

Our engineering team DNA includes telecoms, media and even astrophysics with notable achievements (and patented) success in video-streaming, cloud-based communications and financial services software. We are a blend of grounded technology enthusiasts guided by commercially proven entrepreneurs who have successfully navigated both start-up and corporate worlds.

Work with a team of engineers creating something tangible and useful with a telecommunications product that is coming into its own in our post pandemic world. We’re also better for the planet, reducing the need for unnecessary fixed and mobile hardware, saving precious natural resources and conserving energy.

This is a great opportunity to take, shape and potentially become a future leader within our business. You’ll also be helping to shape the future of modern workforces, equipping businesses with new options to communicate with remote staff and customers, releasing IT Managers from the pain of managing mobile handsets and giving employees back control of their work life balance.

Equal Opportunities:

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome individuals who are in possession of the appropriate requirements to work within the UK.

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Lead Android Developer, Software Engineer, Mobile Apps Application Developer, Mid-Level Android Developer, Android Architect.

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