Android Developer

Job description

We’re Chip, we’re building the world’s best savings account.

We’re using cutting edge tech and AI to shake up the slow, stagnant and old-fashioned savings market.


We’ve built a clever app that makes saving easier, faster, and smarter. It makes your financial goals happen automatically, and gets you feeling good about your money.


We’re growing fast, and we have some very exciting plans. So we need an Android Developer to help us make them happen.


Requirements

We are looking for an Android Developer who possesses a passion for pushing mobile technologies to the limits. This Android app developer will work with our team of talented engineers to design and build the next generation of our mobile applications. Android programming works closely with other app development and technical teams.

Main duties of the role include;

  • Design and build advanced applications for the Android platform
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
  • Work with outside data sources and APIs
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency


Our ideal candidate will have;

Essential


  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Proven software development experience and Android skills development
  • Proven working experience in Android app development 
  • Have published at least one original Android app
  • Experience with Android SDK and Kotlin
  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.

Highly desirable:

  • Android certified application developer
  • Android Architecture Components in particular:
    • MVVM (Cards architecture: View, ViewModel, ViewModelFactory, Navigator, Repository, RepositoryFactory)


BENEFITS 🎁

  • £34,000 - £55,000 per annum dependant on experience
  • Share option scheme.
  • 5% interest bonus on all Chip savings
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Unlimited holiday (28 days contracted + bank holidays + Xmas to New year but policy not to count) ✈️
  • Free Classpass membership
  • Company laptop
  • Based in the heart of Shoreditch, Bricklane and Spitalfields
  • Opportunity to have a huge impact on our product while fast-tracking your knowledge, responsibility and skills in a high growth fintech startup.
  • Monthly team lunches in a thriving food scene

Our Interview process: 📖

  1. Phone Screen with someone from our Talent team
  2. Face to Face interview with the hiring manager
  3. Final Interview (chance to meet the wider team)

To apply:
Please submit your CV and a covering letter.