Android Developer


Contract type: Temporary
Department: Software Development
Posted: 2022-03-21

Job Description

OCS is seeking to hire an Android developer to join our mobile team.

As part of the mobile team, you will be responsible for the developing, evolving and maintaining the Olympics mobile Android application.

You will be responsible for communicating with stakeholders to understand and refine user requirements, propose, accept, and seek approval for improvements and for delivering high quality software. As part of your role you, together with your team, will suggest and implement improvements to the software and the software process as well as helping to provide the necessary tools to operate, monitor and diagnose the applications.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, improve and maintain our Android application taking into account it is intended to be used on different Android devices.
  • Deliver the most responsive and high-performance application possible.
  • Write unit tests and working to continuously improve our quality assurance process.
  • Plan and architect the tech for new features, systems, and integrations and to make it happen.
  • Apply pragmatism and best practices in software engineering, delivering projects on time, with excellent quality.
  • Ensure the observability of the integrated systems and the integration system itself from metrics to logging.
  • Take ownership of the platform, finding ways to improve its effectiveness, reliability and cost.

Job Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of hands-on android development experience using Kotlin.
  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK and its different versions.
  • Experience in the following areas:
    • Delivering apps aiming different screen sizes.
    • Firebase platform, specifically but not restricted to Crashalytics and remote config.
    • Push notification handling and providers.
    • Android UI design principles, patterns and best practices.
    • Source control systems (Git, TFS, Bitbucket, etc).
    • TDD and continuous integration or continuous delivery.
    • Agile Practices and the tools involved in them.
  • Extensive understanding of REST APIs.
  • Knowledge of the Android open-source ecosystem and commonly used libraries.
  • A demonstrable track of successful application design, performance optimizations, resilience and scalability of software.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse team that is geographically dispersed.
  • Desirable experience with FastLane and the Google Play approval process and with Android TV development.
  • Fluent English and outstanding communication skills (written and oral) especially in understanding requirements and explaining technical or complex concepts.

Workplace & Environment

  • Fast-paced work environment.
  • Available to travel occasionally to our offices in Madrid.
  • Remote contract with an initial duration of 1 year to be extended.
  • Available to travel occasionally (10%) if required by immediate supervisor.


How To Apply

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply by following this link. Olympic Channel Services is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a broad diversity of talent to apply.

Please be informed that the controller of your personal data will be Olympic Channel Services, S.L. (hereinafter, OCS) with trade register No. B87320867, and a registered address in Calle Torrelaguna 75, 28027 Madrid. Your personal data will be processed in order to evaluate your application among other things (purpose no. 5 detailed in our privacy policy below linked), being the legal basis for it your consent by freely submitting your application. You may exercise your rights of access to, rectification, erasure, restriction, objection to processing and portability of your personal data at any given moment, and to the extent established by the applicable legislation.

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