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Senior Android Application Developer

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Recruiter: Jaguar Land Rover
Listed on: 1st September
Location: Jaguar Land Rover Manchester
Salary/Rate: £38,000 - £61,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2021-09-01

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A leading premium automotive business and leading to move towards electric autonomous vehicles.


The Jaguar Land Rover Mobile development team is looking for great and passionate Android developers who will be able to aid in the delivery, support, and maintenance of top-quality mobile products to a global userbase. These products are developed primarily in Kotlin and target a variety of Android platforms including but not limited to; phones, tablets, and wear, with the potential for Android Auto integration.

Working on our truly innovative Flagship Global Project - You will support our customer engagement with developing in-car applications to increase the luxury, comfort and technology in our vehicles. Developing new applications to maximise the customer experience, knowledge and cutting-edge actions.

You will collaborate directly with product management, design, QA and engineering to define and implement new and innovative solutions for the road ahead. Develop products that communicate either directly or indirectly with existing Jaguar Land Rover vehicles to provide compelling user experiences. Working on both new and existing products whose codebases encompass a variety of technologies and implementation methods.

You will be developing robust, high quality native Android apps, modules, and libraries written in Kotlin. Working as a member of an agile team, in both Scrum and Kanban environments, contributing to team ceremonies and planning. Working closely with our UI/UX teams to implement high quality mobile first designs that feel native to the Android platform.


You will need at least 5+ years of experience in Android development, with demonstrable or published apps. Experience of developing production Android apps in Java or Kotlin (preferable). You will also need solid experience with Android Studio and familiarity with tools like adb and virtual devices.
An understanding of Test-Driven Development and experience with JUnit testing. Awareness of the AndroidX/Jetpack frameworks as well as other Android development practices like dependency injection, reactive frameworks, material design, and constraint layout.

You will also possess:
* The ability to work with Git, CI Systems and management tools such as JIRA.
* Experience with HTTP and RESTful APIs, with an understanding of socket communication.
* An understanding of modern app architectures such as MVP, MVVM, or MVI.
* An aptitude for problem solving and an openness to learning new skills and technologies.