Android Engineer

  • Metro Bank
  • Full Time
  • Holborn
Metro Bank

Job Description

Android Engineer

  • Team: IT, IT & Change
  • Location: Holborn Office
  • County: Central London
  • Ref: 14356
  • Closing Date: 14-Dec-2021
  • Are an expert in all things Android development? Can you building amazing mobile applications? Do you put the customer at the heart of everything you do? If yes, then we may have the role for you!
    As the Android Engineer, you will be developing digital features and products on the Android mobile banking platform. This role will play a key role in the ongoing development of our mobile app along with our transformation programme.
    Most of our jobs offer the opportunity for hybrid / remote working. Ask your recruiter for more details.
    So what would you be doing?...
    • Working with the Lead Engineers, Digital Delivery Manager, Digital Propositions SME’s and Leads to support in the delivery of deliver end-to-end change outcomes through Discovery, Design, Build, Test and Deployment activities
    • Assisting in creating an enterprise platform which is fit for purpose for Android
    • Building upon the development already in play for Android to make the platform better and more user friendly for our customers
    • Designing reusable components that support a fast and dynamic growth
    • Any other task that reasonably falls within their roles remit
    You need to be this kind of person…
    • Passionate about providing unparalleled levels of service and convenience for customers
    • Able to work and learn quickly in a fast paced, fun and dynamic environment
    • Prepared to stick at something we get nervous if someone has jumped from job to job as we want people who are prepared to learn and grow
    • Care about doing a great job and exceeding expectations with the quality of what you do
    And... we are a bank so risk is a part of everything we do. We love people who take responsibility, do the right thing for customers, colleagues and Metro Bank and have the courage to call out any concerns.
    We always support colleagues to develop their skills. But to be successful in this job you really do need to already be able to do most of these wonderful things...
    • Understand the risks associated with your job and what that means for you, Metro Bank and all our stakeholders
    • Experience with native Android app development
    • An understanding of Java, the Android SDK, JUnit, Android Studio and Eclipse IDEs
    • Experience with RESTful Web Services
    • Experience working in an Agile Environment
    • Experience with Kotlin
    • A firm understanding of Android development concepts
    • Knowledge of Git/SVN and working in teams to deliver software
    • Delivering the entire product life cycle
    • Working collaboratively with developers, developers-in-test, experience designers, and product analysts to ensure quality is built into our app as new features and technologies are introduced
    • Understanding features, implementations, and market-specific concerns as new features are built and new markets are onboarded
    • Strong software engineering experience in JAVA and KOTLIN programming languages.
    • Unit-test using Junit and Mockito Frameworks
  • • This role is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) under the Senior Managers and Certification Regime. This means that If you are successful in your application, we are required to carry out additional checks that will be repeated annually while you are in this role. For more information you can visit the FCA website or ask your recruiter who can explain further.
  • IMPORTANT FOOTNOTE;
  • Diverse teams really are the best teams. We know that candidates (especially women, research tells us) may be put off applying for a job unless they can tick every box. We also know that ‘normal’ office hours aren’t always doable, and while we can’t accommodate every flexible working request we are happy to be asked. So if you are excited about working with us and think you can do much of what we are looking for but aren’t sure if you are 100% there yet… why not give it a whirl? Please note that sometimes we may close a job earlier for applications if we are inundated with amazing candidates.. Good luck!
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