Interested in working for an innovative budding startup, whilst having a significant impact on the success of a new app? Want to promote the growing movement of #BlackLoveMatters? Join Berry, a new Black-owned dating app based in London and looking to expand internationally!
OUR VISION: With the expanding movement embracing #BlackLoveMatters as well as the rapid growth in online dating, our goal is combining these two concepts in order to encourage openness around dating and relationships within our community.
OUR MISSION: By building a successful platform we also wish to collaborate with and promote Black-owned businesses growing an extensive network by us, for us.
We are currently looking for a dynamic Android developer to play a significant role in the evolution of our app. Our ideal candidate should understand the dating app industry their code supports and work to identify risks (in code, features, and design) and communicate these to the team. Specific responsibilities include:
Leading architecture and development of the Berry Android application
Partnering with our UX/UI designer, product manager and back-end engineers to build exciting user interfaces using the latest technologies
Assessing the feasibility, difficulty, and time estimates on implementing new features to an application as well as developing and carrying out robust testing
Communicating technical limitations and roadblocks to the team
Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications
Work with back-end developers to integrate and consume restful API’s
(The expectation would be to take over back end development as soon as possible)
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or an equivalent
Significant development experience with Android applications
Highly proficient in Android SDK, java, NDK, C++
Familiarity with agile development practices
Ability to work independently and communicate effectively with team members
Knowledge of code versioning tools (such as Git, Mercurial or SVN)
Must have experience with JSON concepts and REST APIs to connect Android applications to back end services
Experience publishing a high quality Android application to the Google Play Store
Experience with communication and messaging applications and usage of push notifications
Initial length of role : 3 months (To be reviewed based on performance)