comparethemarket.com (CtM) is home to the extremely popular Meerkat Movies App, which to date has had more than 2 million downloads. Our engineers play an integral part of growing this household app and we develop enthusiastically for both iOS and Android native apps.

We are looking for a Senior Android Engineer to join our London based mobile team to be a key member in driving our native app forward. Meerkat Movies is a vital cornerstone of both our rewards and overall CtM strategy.

What will it take to be a successful Senior Android Engineer?

As a Senior Android Engineer our customers’ journey through our app will be extremely important to you, Meerkat Movies is a key part of our business and our users matter most to us. You’ll get to work on a popular app that benefits millions of people, you’ll be passionate about working collaboratively with other mobile developers and engaging with different stakeholders.

As a high functioning Senior Android Developer you’ll have:

  • Good knowledge of Java and XML
  • Exposure to Gradle build process and Continuous Integration
  • Experience working with REST APIs and offline caching
  • Knowledge of thin view architecture (MVP/ MVVM/ MVI or similar)
  • Experience in writing Unit Tests (Junit), UI tests (Espresso) and Mocking (Mockito)
  • AN interest in learning and experimenting with new technologies such as RxJava and Kotlin
  • Experience in mentoring junior engineers – team first, no ego

We grow because we live our values…

We are AMBITIOUS. We’re obsessed with delivering for our customers. We’re relentless in driving exceptional standards. We act boldly and take personal accountability.

We are CREATIVE. We think differently and disrupt markets to benefit consumers. We use technology to innovate. We try new things, fail fast and apply our learning’s.

We are AUTHENTIC. We’re open, transparent and build trust. We challenge positively. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it.

We are UNITED. We’re one BGL. We respect, encourage and care for each other. We work, grow and win together.

Tagged as: Android, Java, kotlin, mobile developer, rest apis, XML