Android/iOS App Developer | Digital Innovation Group

career location UK: Milton Keynes

Strategy Analytics is a global research and consulting company, working in a wide variety of technology areas, including wireless devices, consumer electronics, automotive electronics, entertainment and media, telecommunications and related digital products and services.

Role and Responsibilities

The main responsibilities of this position are:

  • Support and upgrade current mobile (Android/iOS) client apps front-end and back-end
  • Identify and implement bug fixes and enhancements to improve application performance
  • Liaising directly with Product Owners and stakeholders, define, design, and develop new product features and integrate with other services
  • Deliver well tested and maintainable solutions
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Contribute to improvement of internal process for code quality and best practices
  • Stay up to date with emerging app development techniques and apply these to improve our app portfolio over time
  • Implement updates as required to ensure compliance with Google and Apple terms and policies over time

 

Key Skills Required

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related subject
  • Excellent knowledge of Java/ Kotlin and frameworks such as RxJava
  • A solid background of Android/iOS Mobile Development and customer-facing apps with experience of publishing at least one original Android app
  • Experience in hybrid web app technology (HTML/CSS/ JS/Ajax/XML or another hybrid web app technology)
  • Working knowledge of popular Android Architectural patterns (MVVM/MVI) and Android architecture components
  • Experience designing web-based APIs and handling integration with 3rd party services
  • Deep understanding of mobile experience design (highly engaging and responsive) for variable screen sizes in across versions of Android
  • Strong technical documentation skills
  • A good grasp of memory management, optimisation
  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON
  • Familiar with data storage using an internal Android/iOS database (SQL Lite or similar)
  • Working knowledge of PHP scripting

Additionally, the following skills and capabilities are highly desirable:

  • Exposure to Android SDK
  • Exposure to SQL
  • Experience building iOS and Android native plugins
  • Ideally exposure to Test-Driven Development and testing suites
  • Experience of agile practices and working in a multi-functional team.
  • Ability to learn as you go and pick up new skills / emerging technologies and trends along the way

Term

This post is initially for 6 months, with possibility of being permanent

Location

This position is based at our office in Milton Keynes, UK, however we are anticipating the post holder will largely work from home with occasional meetings in Milton Keynes.

Compensation

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and outstanding career opportunities. The successful candidate will qualify for our employee development programme, with access to further training courses.

Apply Now

Interested applicants should send a letter of introduction and CV or resume to Robert Mason. Chief Digital Innovation Officerrmason@strategyanalytics.com

Please note: Strategy Analytics is not in a position to provide support in relocation or sponsorship for working visas.

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