Lead Android Developer

Work with a fab team, a successful and evolving company with great headline projects and long term clients.
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You will be responsible for implementing new features in any of our client apps, liaising with our UX team to bring app designs to life and working closely with QA staff to reproduce and fix bugs.

You should be an excellent team member whilst also showing resourcefulness and the ability to work through challenging problems. It will be your responsibility to complete work of a high standard in a time sensitive environment.

We’ll want to hear all about what issues you’ve faced in the apps you’ve built, and how you learnt from them.

Your day-to-day

  • Using an Agile workflow in order to complete 
  • Discussing intended technical approaches for upcoming work with the team and involving the team in collaboration sessions
  • Actively participating in development meetings
  • Liaising with the technical lead to identify and work through problems
  • Following company user guides and documentation and updating as necessary
  • Improving processes and keeping up to date with Android and technology
  • Mentoring junior members of development team

Ideal experience

  • Solid demonstrable track record of experience with Android native development (Java and Kotlin)
  • A good understanding of software tools
  • Implementing complex user interfaces and navigation flows
  • Have experienced the full app lifecycle, from initial implementation through to debugging the live apps in the field, ideally several times over
  • Experience with:
    • Git
    • Continuous Integration Systems (e.g. Jenkins, CruiseControl)
    • Project build tools (e.g. Maven, Gradle)
    • SQLite
    • Espresso
  • HTML, JavaScript and CSS knowledge
  • Knowledge of other programming languages will be beneficial
  • Excellent communication skills


What we offer

  • Great clients like the Premier League, Domino's Pizza & Wembley Stadium.
  • Private medical and dental healthcare
  • Personal training budget
  • Bonus plan
  • Pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Ultra-flexible working (hours and location)
  • Friendly teams and a central London office



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Benefits and Perks

  • Enjoyable days

    Sociable colleagues who can't wait to get to know you - you won't feel like the "new kid" for long.

  • Amazing clients

    We have a portfolio of long-term and new clients who keep the job engaging and keep you on your toes.

  • 28 days paid holiday leave

    We urge our staff to take all their holidays, and we close between Christmas and New Year.

  • Learning and Development Budget

    We invest in you and want you to learn: we have budget put aside for everyone to take courses to keep them growing in their roles

  • Pension scheme

    Because everyone should be saving something for later in life!

  • Private health and dental cover

    Top notch provision from Vitality and BUPA.

  • Cycle to work scheme

    Access support to buy a bike.

  • Flexible-first working

    The world has changed and so has our approach to the workplace. We offer flexible working hours to fit your home-life balance. Currently, we're fully remote but we also offer co-working spaces for those in need of a break from their dining table desks.

  • Company Curly Wurly Awards

    A Future Platforms institution! We nominate our colleagues to win Curly Wurlys and celebrate the little things that we all do to help each other!

  • Online and store perks

    Access to hundreds of savings and discounts from retailers like M&S, John Lewis, Expedia, Costa Coffee, and more...

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