Sr. Android Developer

Smartedge Solutions
Glasgow, GLG
United Kingdom

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Sr. Android Developer @ Glasgow, UK

Smartedge’s client is looking for Sr. Android Developer for contract based in Glasgow, UK

Ideal, candidate should have Knowledge of Sr. Android Developer

Key Responsibilities

The principal duties of the roles are:
● Participation, as a Senior Developer, in a Scrum team
● Providing technical leadership within Scrum team, mentoring junior members
● Designing, developing and implementing new software functionality.
● Fixing defects which are found with existing software
● Identifying and implementing appropriate unit testing.
● Writing technical documentation for software developed.
● Providing input into user interface design.
● Contributing to Scrum processes and ceremonies

These tasks require:
● Understanding the architecture and design of specific product suites.
● Being accountable for the architecture and design for complex, critical areas of development.
● Being accountable for the long term impact of architectural changes with respect to future adaptability and maintainability.
● Keeping abreast of the latest technologies in the market and quickly picking up new technologies as and when required.
● Investigating capabilities and functionality of systems and technologies our software interacts with.
● Understanding the Scrum framework, and contributing to the Scrum processes and ceremonies.

Basic Requirements

Core Competencies:

● Proven ability to work as part of an agile software development team - working in a constrained environment to very tight timescales.
● Technical leadership and mentoring of other developers.
● Proven ability to work in a relatively autonomous environment.
● Proven ability to learn new technologies quickly.
● Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
● Analytical / problem solving abilities.
● Ability to critically review work done.
● Attention to detail.

Technical Expertise:

Academic and Technical Qualifications:
● A formal qualification (Degree) in Computing Science or equivalent experience with a high level of academic achievement.

Other technical expertise, experience and knowledge

  • Significant experience of development of complex mobile apps for Android
  • Significant demonstrated experience with industry best-practices, including Agile methodologies, test driven development and code reviews.
  • Significant experience architecting, designing and implementing large pieces of reliable, scalable complex software.
  • Experience providing technical leadership and mentoring other developers.
  • Significant experience working in Java and the Android SDK. Designing, implementing and maintaining an Android application codebase
    • Familiarity with Gson, Retrofit, OkHttp and/or other mechanisms used for Restful API calls and JSON binding
  • Significant experience in building efficient Android user interfaces to a specification
  • Experience with standard Git workflow
  • Experience with Jenkins or other CI systems

Experience of the following technologies would also be of benefit

  • iOS development
  • Programmatic Video capture and processing

Start Date: ASAP (notice period accepted for right candidate)

We have been asked to schedule the discussions this week, please share your updated CV( call(+44(0)2035002116) for confidential chat.

Smartedge Solutions
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United Kingdom