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Android Developer

Job Title: Android Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Watford, Greater London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-08-15 00:00:00
Duration: n/a
REF: SM-41
Contact Name: Sarah Manning
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 5 years ago

Job Description

Android Developer

Our client, a word leading innovative Healthcare Company are looking for a passionate and driven mid/senior Android Developer to join their rapidly growing friendly in-house team!

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most well recognised names within the UK’s hospital healthcare sector. You will develop and manage existing apps, as well as create new Android based apps. As an experienced Android developer, you will work closely alongside the Junior Android Developer, helping to providing direction and constructive feedback, sharing knowledge and best practices. You will collaborate with a team of highly ambitious graphic designers to create and maintain educational apps and games. As a key member of the design and development team, you’ll be responsible for delivering training on the functions of the apps, developing, testing, deploying and maintaining software as well as finding innovative solutions technical challenges.

Essential Skills:
- 3-5 years industry experience in Android Development
- Programming/Computing Degree
- Excellent Java knowledge and experience
- Extensive experience in Android framework
- Experience working with 3rd party API
- Database creation in SQL
- Strong knowledge of Android SDK
- Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
- Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines
- Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

Desirable Skills:
- Good knowledge of HTML/CSS and Wordpress
- Good PHP knowledge to be able to edit existing PHP driven web sites
- Experience with Amazon AWS or similar platforms desirable
- Experience using Unity game creation software is desired but not essential
- Experience with Kotlin desirable but not essential
- Unit testing skills are an advantage but not essential

If you would like the chance to join a growing company with excellent progression opportunities, then please email your CV and a few work samples to for immediate consideration.