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Android Developer - Glasgow

Ref: 238 Date Posted: Thursday 11 Jan 2018
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Our client is a dynamic software house, supported by a larger facilities management organization, they are looking for a talented Android Developer to join their Glasgow based operation, within their agile development team. You will help to build our client’s current and next generation digital products on Cloud platforms.


You will be expected to undertake such duties as:

  • design and build applications to specifications
  • comply with the latest Java standards and embrace modern development techniques for mobile
  • implement UI design and animation according to designer specifications to create beautiful user experiences
  • debug applications
  • evaluating system performance and optimise existing code
  • execute bug and performance testing
  • assist in requirements gathering
  • document and report application specifics
  • customise applications in line with changing business needs
  • follow standards guidelines
  • work closely with others, including designers and other developers
  • deliver quality work


  • Proficient in Java with Android SDK and Material Compat library
  • Reactive programming
  • Google Material Design
  • Android SDK 19 and above
  • Realm Mobile Database for Android
  • Full exposure to the app development cycle
  • Continuous integration (Gradle and others)
  • Unit testing and UI testing
  • RX Java library
  • JSON
  • Publishing to the Google Play Store

Knowledge of the following would be preferential but not essential:

  • Android tablet and mobile landscape, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Google and Microsoft Office APIs
  • .NET Framework, C#, SQL Server


  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience in writing performant code and implementing adaptive modern UIs
  • Minimum 5+ years of commercial experience in a commercial environment
  • Must have published at least 1 commercial app to the Google Play Store


You must have passion for cutting-edge mobile technologies; an enthusiasm for elegant, efficient and well-organised code; be creative, have an artistic ability, and an eye for detail; be able to self-manage; be an innovative thinker and have good problem-solving skills; be methodical and a good communicator; perform well under work demands and be consistently proactive; have a rigorous attention to detail; have a 'can-do' attitude and be a team player.

If this Android Developer position, based in Glasgow, is of interest to you, please send your CV today- RECRUITING NOW. Salary to £45,000 DOE for the right candidate.