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Lead Android Developer Role - London - Music App Startup

Postby JustinFrench » Tue Sep 03, 2013 11:29 am

Hi there,

I am currently looking for a Lead Android Developer for a role in London with a Music App Startup. Salary up to £70K + Package

Must be based in London and have the right to work in the UK

We're looking for a talented, highly motivated Android Application Developer with a solid software engineering background and a great deal of experience developing and delivering Android application(s), to grow and improve our next generation product.

● You will be part of the team building our next-gen framework for our entertainment application and potentially lead the development of partner offerings using the core framework.

● You will have direct responsibility over the client application development and performance; building a product that is in the hands of your friends and family; used passionately by users around the world.

● You will be developing at a fast-pace, focusing on continual integration and ensuring that the apps we deliver are well tested and delivering on the promise of delivering music at the right time and the right moment.

● Solve problems creatively and analytically and defend your position

● Designing and creating native Android applications

● Building Android applications that directly interact with RESTful APIs

● Confident in the Android platform and development cycle

● Develop features while including appropriate automated tests

● Write code that is highly cohesive and loosely coupled

● Argue for the best tool for a problem and be able to support it in debate

● Describe technical concepts to non-technical people

● Share knowledge actively and work in a team collaboratively


● Solid commercial experience around developing Android apps, ideally having published 2-3 for yourself or for your clients.

● 5+ years of Android application development

● Developing in at least one other Turing-complete programming language

● Adopts new languages and frameworks on a regular basis

● Frameworks using ORM and dependency injection

● Unit and functional tests (we use jUnit and Mocking libraries)

● Comfortable in modern distributed source code management systems (we use git)

● Continuous Integration tools and methodologies (we use Maven, Gradle, and Jenkins)

● Wisdom to choose when to use Object-oriented patterns, SOLID design principles and functional concepts, depending on the problem.

● Community involvement on GitHub, Stack Overflow, BitBucket or open source projects


● Successful applicants should either have degree level qualifications in a relevant subject or be able to demonstrate that they have acquired relevant skills and abilities through professional experience (academic experience not required)

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