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Bumble is looking for a talented senior level Android developer to own and drive technical projects from specification through to delivery and beyond. You will impact millions of users, share know-how with the community and experiment a lot. If you get a buzz from taking initiative, redefining expectations but also getting involved in challenging technical debates with the team, this is your place.
This role will be based in London, reporting to the Mobile Team Lead.
Hands-on development: analyse product specifications, design implementations, write code and rapidly deliver Android app feature designs
Leading technical ideas and suggestions to enhance the direction of the product
Project ownership and driving process related decisions
Mentoring and guidance of junior team members
Write test cases and work with QA on a weekly release cycle
Work within an agile team (daily standups, weekly planning meetings)
Maintain build systems and write unit tests
Review analytics and performance metrics to draw conclusions and drive change
EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Product-focused Android application development experience
Portfolio of consumer facing high-performance Android applications available in the Marketplace
Advanced Android SDK / Kotlin skills
Experience in leading and driving product and process related decisions
Strong knowledge of Android API capabilities at different levels, framework components and lifecycles
Good understanding of design patterns & Object Orientated Programming
Enthusiastic about teamwork in an AGILE/Scrum environment
Sound computer science foundations: algorithms, data structures, concurrency, threading, and programming languages (Kotlin and Java)
Self-motivated and able to achieve deadlines and work independently
You'll love to write clean, reusable code and have a passion for mobile development inside and outside of the office
Solid communication skills and team-working capability
Positive and logical approach together with willingness to learn.
Attention to detail and a passion for quality
Enthusiastic and fun to work with
A desire to work with a fresh, social digital brand
Employee Incentive Plan (EIP)
£2,000 annual personal learning & development budget
Private Medical Insurance (PMI)
Private Dental Insurance
Babylon Health app
Mental health support
Enhanced parental leave, including a highly competitive maternity package
Subsidised gym membership
‘Double matched’ pension contributions up to 6%
Plus loads of generous perks when we are in the office including breakfast, lunch and dinner, daily massages, free haircuts on-site, discounted nail services, regular socials, parties and family days off.
With over 600 staff in 10+ countries all working remotely during the time of COVID-19, we’ve worked hard to adapt and support our teams during this challenging time, including:
Flexible working hours
Streaming free, live yoga & meditation sessions each week, as well as a full weekly timetable of free online exercise classes
‘Random Coffee’ - connecting staff across the globe in pairs once a week to get to know each other over a video chat
‘First Fridays’ - meal delivery for a remote lunch with your team once a month
Employee Support Fund for those whose households are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19
Written resources to guide employees through this challenging time
You will also be taken through a fully digital onboarding process!
About Bumble: Bumble is the parent company that operates Badoo and Bumble, two of the world’s largest dating and connection apps with millions of users globally. The Bumble app was founded by CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd in 2014. Bumble is majority-owned by Blackstone and has over 600 employees in offices in Austin, London, and Moscow.