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Android Developer

Job Title: Android Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 617914
Job Published: December 28, 2018 12:59

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Android Developer within our digital hub in London. Can you take code quality to new heights?

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 products? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

Whitbread is the UK's leading hospitality company in the FTSE 100 including brands such as Costa Coffee, Beefeater & Premier Inn. By 2020, our goal is to achieve global system sales of around £2.5bn for Costa, and to increase the number of Premier Inn UK rooms to an incredible 85,000. All while creating around 3,000 UK jobs a year and continuing to expand our presence worldwide. There has never been a more exciting time to Whitbread!


What you will be doing:

Work within an Agile team to deliver across the entire product life cycle – concept, design, build (code), deploy, test, release, and maintain unit, functional, and performance test automation
Collaborate with the Product Owner and team to deliver robust, secure, scalable, tested, and documented capabilities across a number of digital channels servicing a variety of popular devices
Provides support on key products should there be an incident / problem related to a product that's now live and requires a development fix
Fully participate in the relevant scrum events; planning and estimation, daily scrums, sprint reviews, and retrospectives
Collaborate as a member of the team undertaking the shared commitment towards completion of the team's sprint goals
Accept joint responsible with the team for converting the Product backlog into 'Done' potentially releasable increments

What we are looking for:

Native Android development: Android SDK, Java, Kotlin, familiar with MVP/MV* architecture, RX Java, Dagger
Agile development: design patterns, OOD, emergent architecture, tools like JIRA/Confluence
Unit/integration testing, beneficial to have TDD
Continuous integration and deployment: Jenkins, Git, etc.
Willingness to collaborate to develop solutions with others in a continuous and iterative delivery cycle
Good written and verbal communication skills
Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.