Android Software Engineer

London
Engineering
Full-time
As an Android Engineer, you will have technical ownership of the Culture Trip Android native app. Our current app is a reflection of website content, but there are big plans to make the app more of a toolkit for the travel use case, such as planning and booking services. You will be working in a cross-functional team focused on completing our booking journey in our apps

Experience working in the media industry is a bonus. You should be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit. Above all, you should be creative, passionate and dedicated to building a solid product supported by a great engineering culture.

Main Responsibilities:

    • Develop features in Kotlin and Java
    • Take a leadership position in an Android guild.
    • Thought leadership for mobile development across Culture Trip.
    • Innovate and create a cutting-edge mobile experience.
    • Integrate with the back-end systems and APIs.
    • Work closely with product managers,graphic designers and  QA team.
    • Working with Android engineers in other teams to ensure the app’s architecture and design is sound.
    • Working and mentor the native mobile engineers.
    • Knowledge of working in an Agile environment (Lean, Scrum, Kanban) 

Desired Skills & Experiences:

    • Willingness to learn
    • Experience of building and publishing Android application(s) to the Play Store
    • Solid understanding of the Android framework and its life cycles
    • Understanding of core Android concepts such as layouts, views, fragments, and activities
    • Proficiency in Android Studio and Gradle
    • Experience with Android networking libraries
    • Experience building custom themes, styles and views
    • Understanding of Android Unit Testing and Debugging tools
    • Experience with REST APIs and JSON
    • Experience with Git or other distributed version control systems
    • Experience with RxJava and/or Dagger a plus
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Culture Trip is committed to equality of opportunity for all. We strongly believe that diversity of backgrounds, ethnicities, experience, circumstances, abilities and perspectives leads to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our users.