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Android Developer

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Recruiter: Trainline
Listed on: 20th January
Location: London
Salary/Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Android Developer
Our Mission
Trainline is the leading independent rail and coach travel platform selling rail and coach tickets to millions of travellers worldwide.  Via our highly rated website and mobile app, people can seamlessly search, book and manage their journeys all in one place. We bring together millions of routes, fares and journey times from 260 rail and coach carriers across 45 countries.  We offer our customers the best price for their journey and smart, real time travel information on the go.  Our aim is to make rail and coach travel easier and more accessible, encouraging people to make more environmentally sustainable travel choices.
Technology at Trainline 
Over half of our staff are technologists, we're changing the way that people travel through the use of high quality software and technological innovation.
We know that great software requires great coding practices. Trainline is used by millions of people every day, we process over 200 ticket sales per minute, and 80 million+ transactions per month. It simply would not be possible to move fast enough if we were not able to trust our engineers to produce code of the highest quality. Here are some key practices which we insist upon across our teams that allow us to release over 300 times per week.

We review code via pull requests
We pair smartly
We advocate Test-Driven Development (TDD)
We treat staging like production
Introducing the Mobile team

Our Mobile team are the people who build the travel companion in your pocket. They own the mobile app that allows you to buy your travel ticket and the buy-flow process that helps you get there. The team is split into both Android and iOS, each with a technical lead, all reporting into the Mobile Development Manager. Key technologies are: Kotlin, rxjava, Dagger, Swift, Objective-c and Cucumber, with a huge focus on a mature approach to TDD. 
As an Android Developer at Trainline, here's some things you'll be working on... 

Join a highly skilled development team, building and delivering software. Use agile practices like pair programming, code reviews, IPM's, continuous integration & delivery, TDD & BDD.
We focus on continuously improving our capabilities, architecture and process as a team.
 We encourage our technical staff to blog about technical innovation on Trainline's engineering blog and to contribute code to the open source community.

We'd love to hear from you if you.. 

Strong experience developing consumer facing high-performance Android applications
Good grasp of design patterns, SOLID & Clean code principles.
Strong in software engineering, including design, architecture, test automation, deployment automation
Well versed with Agile development using practices like pairing, continuous integration, test driven development, code reviews, automation testing.
Experience working with Android Studio and Gradle

and you've worked on..

High traffic eCommerce retail environments
Experience working with RxJava, Kotlin Dagger and Proguard.
Mobile application performance analysis and tuning experience. 

Our Culture
Everything begins with great people, as well as aptitude, we put a heavy emphasis on attitude.
Coaches Over Heroes

We prioritise the focus on being one team over elevating the heroics of an individual, for us the true heroes are those individuals who are excellent at nurturing, coaching and generous in sharing their knowledge with others.

Well-being

Everything that we do takes into account the morale of every member of our team, their opportunities for growth and for participation in exciting challenges.

Mentoring and Learning

We have a mentoring community that is constantly growing, we provide people with mentors or buddies from various teams.

Trust

We hire awesome people capable of making smart decisions - empowerment is a great enabler of agility.

We value open expression at Trainline, we believe it's the diversity of experience, backgrounds and perspectives of our employees that makes us who we are. We encourage everybody to play a part in changing the way people travel across the world.