Android Engineer

at The App Business in London

We’re on the look out for a highly talented, experienced Android Engineer with a real passion for pushing the boundaries of mobile. Seeking big challenges within a large, specialist team of mobile engineers, you’ll have a mature attitude to risk. You’ll also be an evangelist when it comes to testing and code quality; 100% committed to the belief that these are a collective responsibility that is absolutely fundamental to delivery.

We work in a fast-paced, Agile environment, delivering sophisticated software that is critical to the operations of many of our clients.

You should be constantly learning, and striving to improve your craft, and happy working as part of a cross-functional team – keen to learn from others and pass on your own knowledge to improve those around you.

We believe nothing should be an impediment for you to do your best work and we have structured the company around this principle, in order to give people the autonomy to make decisions, encourage experimentation and think big!

If you have passion, skill, and want to join a us in building great software, and continuing to break boundaries with new ideas and concepts, then apply now and tell us how you will help shape and make a difference here at The App Business.

To learn more about us, visit our website


  • Contributing to design and spec discussions and planning.
  • Writing technical architecture and component specs.
  • Developing fluid, reusable libraries.
  • Engineering alpha, beta and release candidate apps.
  • Test and fix.


  • Solid experience developing high-quality android apps and java for high profile commercial organisations and brands.
  • Strong knowledge of the Android framework and experience using the ADT, SQLite3 and the Android support libraries.
  • Proven ability to work effectively within cross-functional/multi-skilled teams.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of OOP.
  • Proven experience developing for a variety of screen resolutions and multiple Android versions.
  • Extensive experience integrating with RESTful web service APIs.
  • Expert knowledge of mobile engineering including UI patterns, data frameworks, http connectivity and performance optimisation.
  • Full exposure of app development cycle from interpreting client briefs to release and post-launch maintenance.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment, and a clear understanding of how to practically apply Agile principles.
  • Excellent verbal and written English.


  • Knowledge of OpenGL, Transitions, Property/View Animations, Drawable and UI best practice.
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development and Behavior-driven Development.
  • Sound understanding of localisation with experience of implementing non Latin based character sets extremely beneficial.
  • Good understanding of visual design and UX, including themes such as progressive enhancement, graceful degradation and responsive UI.

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Published at 12 Feb 2015
Expires on 30 Apr 2015

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