- Proven commercial development of mobile applications on the Android platform and strong knowledge of Kotlin
- Strong grasp of object-oriented software development and tiered design
- An ability to deliver solutions with Android UI/UX principles in mind
- Quality-led approach to development (UI/Unit Testing) and a DevOps mindset
- Experience with CI/CD tools and practices
- Experience with mobile development issues related to performance optimisation, caching, security and native components/SDK's
- Excellent communication skills contextually tailored to various levels of the organisation including external parties
- As a Senior/Lead Android Engineer you will join the Android team of NewsUK Wireless in Sofia and you will work alongside our engineers, product owners and stakeholders based in London and Sofia to lead and steer the technical conversations and ensure that what we build is best in class and fit for purpose. Working with the Head of Engineering, you’ll be responsible for the technical strategy and the tactical implementation, as well as helping with hiring, growing and running the team.
- You’ll be involved with leading technical direction for our Android products as well as day to day coding standards and best practices.
- You’ll be a mentor to your peers and team members, a source of technical expertise and will participate in strategic conversations with the rest of engineering and the business.
- You’ll feel comfortable presenting to internal teams as well as external Meetups and the like, representing the engineering work at News UK.