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Junior Android App Developer

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

As a Junior Android developer, you will be participating in driving our already successful business to new heights. Possessing a passion for pushing mobile technologies to the limits you will be a member of a seasoned, cross-functional team of developers and designers that will partner with you in crafting the next-generation of mobile apps on Android serving International businesses from our UK head office.

REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidate will possess:

  • 1+ years of experience in Android app development, including Android SDK and Android Studio.
  • Experience in Java, with strong programming skills.
  • Good understanding of Android-related programming patterns and OS facilities.
  • Real-life experience with mainstream mobile apps used by a broad user base (please provide links to app listings)
  • Experience in the Agile/Scrum development process.
  • Good understanding of OOPS concepts, design patterns, algorithms and data structures.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Readiness to work in a global team with contributors from different backgrounds, skills, and locations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Software/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field, or comparable relevant experience.
  • Experience with integrating mobile application software with embedded device software on connected hardware modules (optional).
  • Good understanding of Google’s Material Design Language and human interface guidelines (optional).
  • Strong programming skills in C++ or another object-oriented programming language (optional).
  • Experience with integrating mobile applications with cloud services (optional).
  • Understand and have demonstrated best practices in front-end UI implementation (optional).
  • Understanding of app optimization including performance optimization (optional).
  • Comfortable with Windows or Mac-based development environments and tools (optional).
  • Hands-on experience with test-driven development and continuous integration (optional).
  • Experience with test automation, RESTful web services and parsing JSON/XML, Bluetooth LE, Firebase and Google Cloud (optional).

DUTIES & RESONSIBILITIES

  • Design and development of beautiful, usable and functionally rich Android apps.
  • Take on key areas of responsibility in a development team delivering advanced apps on iOS and Android, with integration to IoT devices and the cloud.
  • Create technical designs for your features and participate in design efforts together with other feature owners and architects.
  • Analyze new requirements, investigate the feasibility, suggest implementation options and estimate efforts timeline, dependencies and risks.
  • Collaborate closely with other development team members, including some being located in other parts of the world.
  • Hands-on Android app development, including feature development, troubleshooting, debugging, problem-solving and bug fixing.
  • Design and run your own unit test cases.
  • Integrate and deploy your code as part of a Continuous Integration process.
  • Participate in design and code reviews.
  • Perform development testing for your modules.

WHAT WE GIVE IN RETURN

People are our biggest asset and we work hard to make sure Websquare provides a platform for you to grow as a developer. You will be working as part of a talented and experienced app development team. Flexible working schedule and the possibility to work remotely. Highly competitive salary.

HOW TO APPLY

Please drop us your CV over email or contact us on +44 (0)12 7422 3291 if you’d like to apply.

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