16 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Mobile Application Developer
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Description

Are you interested in languages, education and technology and want to work in one of the world's best EdTech startups? Then join us and be part of an ambitious and talented team that revolutionises how we learn languages.
About us
Busuu is the app that makes learning a language easier for everyone and proves that learning a language doesn’t have to be done in a classroom.
We are the world's largest language learning community with over 100 million users  190 countries, growing at up to 30,000 new users per day. We make learning a language easy by combining AI-powered courses with instant feedback from our global community of native speakers and live tutoring from qualified teachers across the world.
If you are passionate about languages, want to work with smart, creative, energetic people and possess the initiative, confidence and good judgement to make independent decisions every day - then you are probably the perfect addition for our growing team.
If you are passionate about languages, want to work with smart, creative, energetic people and possess the initiative, confidence and good judgement to make independent decisions every day - then you are probably the perfect addition for our growing team.
What does an Android Engineer do at Busuu?
  • working on our flagship and region specific apps, shipping to over 40 countries
  • think about how users interact with our learning experience, how to help them learn better and faster and then build an experience that everyone can enjoy learning with
  • work on brand new and existing features, shipping often and supporting your application all the way to production and beyond
  • think about the entire life cycle of the application, from architecture to automated testing
  • We’re not afraid to do the right thing, refactoring when necessary while at the same time ensuring that we’re shipping new features to consumers as fast as possible.
What we’re looking for in an Android Engineer
  • Knowledge in unit testing in Android (Robolectric and Mockito would be perfect)
  • Maintain a technical roadmap for your platform, with input from your team
  • Professional Android development experience, with a history of shipping Android apps
  • Previous involvement in entire app development lifecycle, from project creation through coding & QA to app store deployment
  • Strong OO & Java skills, with an appreciation for pragmatism and simplicity in code
In return we will ensure that you have:
  • Flexible working hours. If you prefer early starts, late finishes or the odd day working from home
  • Monthly & quarterly company team activities, Friday socials and other activities
  • Training budget, so you can learn more in your field, attend conferences and events that you find interesting
  • Perkbox subscription with a lot of great benefits in it
  • Private health insurance
  • Weekly office yoga
  • Pension contributions
  • We love animals, if you have a furry friend, feel free to bring them with you
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • A well-equipped London office with free breakfast, plenty of snacks, fresh fruit and free dinner of your choice if you need to stay late
What happens next
We aim to have a simple and speedy hiring process and we want to make sure that we are right for you as much as the other way around. The hiring process for Senior Android Engineer are the following 4 steps:
  1. CV application review - We will review it as quickly as possible and update on the next steps
  2. Let’s chat  - Quick chat with our recruiter about your experience and the role
  3. A video call - 40 min call with the hiring manager to learn about your tech skills
  4. Meet the team - 1.5 -2h meeting with pair coding exercise and interview with the tech team
Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. We pride ourselves on embracing our differences, whether they're cultural, racial, religious or otherwise. This means each one of us comes to work knowing that we have a voice – and a safe, judgement-free zone to speak freely. If you like the sound of that, join us. We'd love to hear what you have to say.

Skills Required

  • Application Development
  • Mobile Applications