Android Developer | Permanent | Holborn
We have an exciting opportunity for an Android Developer within our digital hub in London. Can you take code quality to new heights? Harness the full potential of our current technologies, while finding new and better ways of developing our mobile apps? If so, then we would love to hear from you!
We are proud of our tech stack. Our engineers get the opportunity to work with Android SDK, Kotlin, Java, REST API\'s, Dagger, Bitrise, Fastlane. That being said, we are always looking for new technologies that will enhance the products we build for our customers and our engineers play a big part in suggesting and shaping our technology choices.
What continues to set us apart are our excellent products and people. In Premier Inn, we have the UK’s favourite budget hotel chain, currently outperforming the market and ambitious for more as we execute our plans in both the UK and Germany. We have much loved brands such as Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Bar + Block alongside exciting up and coming propositions such as Cookhouse & Pub.
We remain true to our values and put our people at the centre of everything we do. Throughout this crisis we a proud to have supported our nations Key Workers by providing accommodation throughout the pandemic.
What you will be doing to contribute
Mentoring, learning and sharing engineering skills.
Work within an agile team to deliver across the entire product life cycle – concept, design, build (code), deploy, test, release, and maintain/support great products in a Dev-ops environment.
Collaborate with the Product Owner and team to deliver robust, secure, scalable, tested, and documented capabilities.
Fully participate in the relevant scrum events; planning and estimation, daily scrums, sprint reviews, and retrospectives.
Drive test driven development, team standards and best practices e.g. code quality, improving the code base, agile ways of working, technical debt control.
Delivering value to our business and our customers by using technology to solve business problems with creativity & innovation.
You are a passionate developer who loves clean coding but also getting their hands dirty.
You are passionate about continuously growing your skills and making a difference.
Setting great standards and help reducing technical debt.
Owning technical design on projects and understanding the trade-offs in creating great software.
Practice TDD and follow best practices.
Produce high-quality, clean and performant code.
Product mindset and passion about building for internal stakeholders and external customer.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The ability to work both independently and collaboratively with team members.
Required skills and experience
Native Android development: Android SDK, Kotlin, Java, RxJava, Dagger
Familiar with Design patterns, Object Orientated Design, MVP/ MVVM architecture
Agile development: Scrum, Kanban, Lean
CI/CD: Bitrise, Jenkins, Git
Web services, MicroServices, REST APIs
Willingness to collaborate to develop solutions with others in a continuous and iterative delivery cycle
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Whitbread is an inclusive employer. We believe that everyone is unique and there should be no barriers to entry and no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. Under-represented groups such as women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities & members of the LGBTQ+ community (those who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, trans sexual, non binary or use another term), are strongly encouraged to build a career with us. We are open to part-time and flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.