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Senior Android Developer

Jaguar Land Rover -

Full-time (Permanent)
Competitive
Published on
20 July 2022
Deadline
31 August 2022

WHAT TO EXPECT

 

The JLR Mobile development team is looking for great and passionate Android developers who will be able to aid in the delivery, support and maintenance of top-quality mobile products to a global userbase. These products will be developed using Kotlin and will target a variety of Google platforms and app targets.

 

  • Full time native Android/Kotlin/Java developer working out of our Manchester office.
  • Collaborate directly with product management, design, QA and engineering to define and implement new and innovative solutions for the road ahead.
  • Develop products that communicate either directly or indirectly with existing Jaguar Land Rover vehicles to provide compelling user experiences.
  • Work on both new and existing products whose codebases encompass a variety of technologies and implementation methods.

 

 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

 

  • Developing robust, high quality native Android apps and frameworks written in Kotlin.
  • Working as a member of an agile team, in both Scrum and Kanban environments, contributing to team ceremonies and planning.
  • Working closely with our UI/UX teams to implement high quality mobile first designs that feel native to the Android platform.
  • Maintain quality and performance of in-development and released products through bug fixing, peer reviews, automated testing and documentation.
  • Improving your own skills and understanding of mobile development by working alongside senior developers, taking on responsibilities, and questioning existing standards and practices.

 

 

ESSENTIAL

 

  • Experience of developing production Android apps in Kotlin or Java
  • An understanding of modern app architectures such as MVP or MVVM and the use of dependency managers.
  • Solid experience with Google’s Android Studio IDE, and a familiarity with defining interfaces.
  • Ability to work with Git, CI Systems and management tools such as JIRA.
  • Desirable
  • Experience with HTTP and RESTful APIs, with an understanding of socket communication.
  • An understanding of Test-Driven Development.
  • An aptitude for problem solving and an openness to learning new skills and technologies.

 

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