Overview

Tigerspike London is looking for a Senior Mobile Software Engineer, with exceptional Android skills, who loves being involved in challenging and innovative work to help us create digital products across a range of industries.

We are a global digital products company that solves complex business problems by creating mobile and digital products, which improve people’s lives.

Established in 2003, we have grown into a truly global business, spanning five continents and 8 different markets. From all walks of life, and all corners of the globe, the Tigerspike family is 350+ strong and growing.

If you love technology, thrive in a team-based culture where you have a lot of fun along the way and have a willingness to learn new things, then Tigerspike could be the place for you!

Summary
90% of our projects are native mobile, with some Cross-platform, Web & Apple Watch projects too. These range from small-scale consumer apps to large global innovative enterprise apps. Most of these projects we’ve taken from discovery- design-architecture- build and at times support maintenance too.

We work in 2-week sprints, following all Scrum rituals and have a state of the art SDLC, working in a TDD environment and using Jenkins for our CI.

If you want to see a project through end to end, but still have the opportunity to work across different industries & project types then this could be the right opportunity for you.

Responsibilities

  • Mentor and support more junior team members, providing technical leadership & advice
  • Work and collaborate in a multi-disciplinary Agile team to build, test and deliver robust, high-quality software, by:

-Participating in workshops, gathering requirements, refining user stories, performing technical analysis, prototyping in code

  • Delivering working software incrementally
  • Participate in team-based estimation exercises
  • Help maintain and improve our code quality through peer review, unit and functional test automation and delivering according to an agreed “definition of done”
  • Document your work – in code and on our development wikis
  • Contribute to, author & critique software designs & architectures for technical projects
  • Peer review colleagues code
  • Follow defined development best practice including: commenting code, documenting code, contributing to development wikis, using source control

Key Skills/ Experiences

  • Extensive recent hands-on coding and software design experience on the Android platform, with additional commercial experience on another platform (e.g. iOS, .Net or React Native)
  • Code against, and promote the use of, SOLID principles as well as deep knowledge of platform-specific coding conventions and patterns
  • The ability to write clean, reusable, maintainable and readable code
  • Unit test experience, including testing frameworks, mock objects, code coverage
  • Experience with platform tools for troubleshooting, debugging and optimising your code
  • Knowledge of the Delivery Pipeline and experience maintaining and improving a Continuous Integration system
  • Proven track record delivering software using Scrum or Kanban

Perks/ Benefits
As well as offering a great team culture with a relaxed office environment, free fruit and music playing we have more perks such as:

  • 25 days’ holiday + a bonus day for your Birthday
  • Annual Professional and personal training/development allowance
  • Monthly mobile phone allowance
  • Flexi hours, free lunch & drinks every Friday
  • Free Bootcamp class every week- not for the faint hearted!
  • The opportunity to work on different projects in one of our other 7 global offices (Sydney, Dubai, New York etc.)

More About Us
Tigerspike is one of the largest specialised enterprise mobility companies in the world. We deliver business value; creating products that are differentiated by the experience, the technology and the data derived from both.

With over 16 awards in 14 years, we have a reputation for innovation and creates long-term partnerships with customers such as Emirates, Westfield, The United Nations, ADP, Vodafone, Elsevier, AMEX & New Look.

*We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.*

Tagged as: Android, global, iOS, Java, native mobile, scrum, solid