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Senior Android Developer

Location

Durham

Contract type

Permanent

Hours

Full time

Role description

You may have heard of us, we are Atom, a completely digital bank with no branches on the high street and no traditional banking website.

We are developing a mobile app that allows you to do your banking wherever you are, whenever you want.

As a Senior Android Developer at Atom we are looking specifically for you to work as evangelist in a fresh and dynamic team, working on state of the art projects in IT, for one of the world’s largest start-up Fintechs.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for developing Atom’s Mobile Banking Application using appropriate software languages and tools
  • You will oversee daily stand-ups with the Mobile Application Development team and escalate any blockers to the Head of Engineering
  • You will contribute to technical design and to ensure associated artefacts are documented to agreed standards
  • You may be involved in the design and develop data models/structures, API integrations, loosely coupled code and the fundamental application framework using appropriate SW languages/tools
  • You will ensure that the attack vectors are minimised, and security issues are mitigated using a combination of secure development practice and additional Mobile Application security tooling
  • You will ensure that all developed components have the appropriate level of quality and governance (version control, documentation, unit testing, secure development)
  • You will be responsible for resolving QA defects by working closely with the Middleware Dev and Test teams or any required integration provider
  • You will work closely with third parties to facilitate integration and smoke testing

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Delivery of quality, and ideally defect-free development output, maintaining a high degree of test coverage
  • Working within sprints to deliver the company requirements as directed by the lead developers
  • Production of accurate documentation and design artefacts of the code you develop
  • Effective triage and resolution of QA defects and production issues in a third line capacity
  • Effective collaboration with all internal and external teams
  • Contribution to team technical standards and designs
  • Effective time management, good resilience and drive
  • De-risked technical delivery and reduction of KPDs
  • Lead smooth issue free releases to non-prod and production environments

Essential Capabilities/Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field OR relevance vocational qualification(s)
  • A working knowledge of the Kotlin for the development of mobile applications and the ability to code, build and deploy an application on a mobile device
  • Experience in development capacity encompassing contribution to solution design, and technical documentation production
  • Conversant with SOLID and OOP principles and Software Design Patterns, BDD and TDD as approaches
  • Knowledge of UX Development including responsive designs and accessibility, some knowledge of RESTful API integration would be helpful but not essential.
  • Ability to learn and communicate problems during your training period
  • Clear communicator both written and verbally

Desired Capabilities/Experience:

  • Building unit test
  • Programming of other non-mobile languages
  • App Store Provisioning, release provisioning
  • JIRA / Confluence experience
  • Experience of working closely with User Experience and Customer Experience teams
  • Improvisation and thinking outside the box to solve complex technical challenges
  • Experience of DevOps environments
  • Experience of iOS Development

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