Android Developer in London UK area

Android Developer in London UK area


Job Description

You will own and drive technical projects from specification through to delivery and beyond including product enhancement and optimization. You will be working in an innovative and fast-paced, Agile environment. You will be responsible for various high profile projects crucial to the company's success, using cutting-edge open-source technologies, building high-performance systems. This is a hands-on role where you will be expected to analyze specifications, design implementations and write code and test cases. You consider yourself a perfectionist working at the top of your game and are self-motivated and directed.

Responsibilities/ Job Role:

Your first project will be for the technical design, development, debugging, monitoring and maintenance of our geosocial Android photo chat app.


Self-motivated and ability to achieve deadlines and work independently
You’ll love to write clean, reusable code and have a passion for social mobile development inside and outside of the office.
Solid communication skills and team-working capability.
Positive and logical approach together with willingness to learn.
Attention to detail and a passion for quality
Enthusiastic and fun to work with.
A desire to establish a new social mobile brand.

Extensive Android Development experience
An impressive portfolio of live apps in Google Play
Advanced Android SDK / java, Samsung S3 and Facebook SDK.
Experienced with the latest Android SDKs from Google; developing for the Samsung Galaxy S3/S4; integrating with Facebook via the Facebook SDK for Android.
Familiarity with the Android SDK, and especially with:
Location Services
Google Cloud Messaging
Google Play Services
Data Storage
Experience developing XMPP-based services.
Understanding & ability to leverage latest (ICS) Android features.
Experience developing and familiarity with design patterns for highly-performant and resilient apps that operate over a network and that store, retrieve and update data via RESTful web services (we are deploying on a Heroku environment).
Adherence to industry best practice regarding progressive image loading, caching strategies, etc.
Consumer facing, mass market, networked, high-volume/performance applications.
Enthusiastic about AGILE/Scrum