Senior Android Developer - Support Services Group (SSG)

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Salary band: £60k - £70k
Salary Details: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Location: Woking
Job type: Permanent
Business sector: B2B
Company: Support Services Group (SSG)
Contact: Collective Recruit
Sector: IT | FMCG | Retail | Information Technology
Job Categories: IT Consultancy Jobs | IT Services Jobs | Software Sales Jobs | IT Internet Jobs | IT Web Jobs
Posted: 11/09/2018
Expires: 09/10/2018

Senior Android Developer
Woking, Surrey
upto GBP70k plus bonus and benefits

My client is a global leader in targeted technical sales across multiple market segments, representing some of the worldwide industry leaders in the technical and FMCG markets. Due to expansion, they are seeking talented Senior Level Android Developers for their office in Surrey. You will work for a company who get excited about technology, are forward thinking and progressive where you will work on interesting projects and gain exposure to the latest technologies.

You will be working as a developer in a small, self managing, cross functional team in a place that knows the practices Agile methodology, where you will be recognised for your efforts in a social, flexible working environment. Each team handles all aspects of delivery for the project they are working on; going from initial requirements all the way through to working, shippable software, as such you will be expected to contribute to all facets of the development process. Along with the rest of the team you will be responsible for design, architecture and writing code for all areas of the product whether it be front end, server side, database or even deployment and build infrastructure.
Skills & Requirements :

· 4+ years of commercial experience
· Excellent knowledge of Android Material design guidelines and best practices
· Experience of using the latest Android framework like Android Architecture Components (Room, Volley , ViewModel, LiveData)
· Excellent knowledge of building scalable code using dependency injection (Dagger, Kodein), RXJava, Retrofit/Volley
· Experience of building complex Android applications using the latest design patterns (MVP, MVVM etc)
· Experience working with a variety of web services data formats (e.g. JSON, XML, ProtoBuf), architectural styles (e.g. REST, SOAP) and authentication schemes (e.g. OAuth2.0)
· Excellent understanding of Junit, Mockito and Expresso.
· Good understanding of Gradle and the Android Studio build process
· Experience in developing application in Kotlin
· Excellent written and verbal communication, problem solving and analytical skills
· Positive proactive attitude, willing to turn their hand to any problem, and willing to work things out when they fall outside their area of direct expertise.
· Eager to work as a member of a team and pitch in to ensure the team succeeds with its commitments.
· An interest in expanding your horizons and learning new skills as well as caring about doing things well.

More senior candidates (7+ years experience) should demonstrate leadership potential and be able to tick a lot more of the nice to have boxes below
· Mobile development experience for iOS using native methods (Swift, Objective C). We build native mobile clients for both Android and iOS so being able to make a contribution to iOS as well as Android would be extremely desirable. If you havent done iOS development then well be hoping that you are enthusiastic about learning.
· Experience of test driven development, writing unit tests and solid understanding of how to write testable code
· Experience of working as a member of an agile team and familiar with agile planning and estimation techniques. A good understanding of the fundamental rationale for employing an agile approach
· Experience with using engineering practices that compliment an agile approach. Test driven development, source branching strategies (GIT Flow), continuous integration etc.
· Experience working with Jira, GIT, Team City and Octopus for source control, builds / deployment backlog and task management.

We would be very interested to to talk to candidates at all levels of experience, as there is room for development.
Please apply now to be considered. For more information please contact Stephanie Taggart at Collective Recruit Ltd. CV feedback will be provided no earlier than 72 hours following your submission.

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