Senior Android Engineer
Senior Android Engineer
Location: London Wall office (near Bank, Moorgate, St Paul's stations)
We're on a journey to build the bank of the future, and we need your help. We're continuing our extensive transformation Programme, redefining what a bank is from the inside out. Become part of our diverse team where you'll impact the lives of more than 26 million customers through brands including Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, and Scottish Widows.
Why we're doing this?
We're committed to Help Britain Prosper and become the best bank for customers. As part of this, we're redefining our digital capability, providing customers with simpler, continuous interactions across online, mobile and branches. Our digital platforms (public website, mobile & tablet app, and internet banking website) are where the majority of customer and colleague interactions with the bank take place. They are becoming increasingly sophisticated with the introduction of public API's, growing numbers of devices to access them from and evolving operating systems.
We're passionate about our shared passion for delivering new features for customers across our brands in the mobile space. The Retail Lab mobile teams are part of the Retail Transformation directorate and are fully agile teams that strive for excellence. Joining our team, you'll have opportunities to participate in internal Hackathons, coding challenges and bi-weekly platform meetings and be a member of a great engineering community passionate about sharing knowledge and learning.
Who you are?
A self- motivated Senior Android Engineer proficient in Android mobile development. You have technical know-how from crafting, developing, and producing mobile components and services, stakeholder management working closely with strategy and UX/UI Design teams to architect, design and implement solutions and you love mentoring and educating less experienced developers.
- Professional working knowledge in designing a mobile experience for variable screen sizes in variable versions of Android
- Strong knowledge of Android SDK, Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
- Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
- Awesome knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks and benchmarking and optimisation
- Proficient in Google's Android design principles, interface guidelines and code versioning tools, such as Git
We're looking for hands-on experience of continuous delivery across areas such as code reviewing; understanding of basic App architectures (i.e. MVP) and you'll be confident with best practices libraries (Dagger2, RxAndroid, Retrofit, Butterknife).
Nice to have
- Cloud message APIs and push notifications
- MVVM architecture, Android Architecture Components
What you'll get from the role
You'll be working with like-minded team members, and you'll also be able to grow your own capabilities by pursuing and investing in personal development opportunities. Did you know we offer agile working patters from working 1-2 days per week from home, full-time, part-time, job share or flexible work schedules, for example start and finish times, or compressed hours!
What we'll give you in return:
Salary and Benefits package: Competitive base salary, plus excellent benefits including a 4% flex cash pot to spend on benefits (or take as cash), generous employer pension contribution up to 15%, 30 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays, discretionary variable annual performance bonus and private medical health cover, share schemes and access to staff discounts!
Together we'll make a difference. At LBG, we're invested in your continual development. That's why we've fostered a collaborative learning environment that supports your career goals and encourages knowledge-sharing!
We're proud to have received the following industry recognition:
'Stonewall Top Private Sector Employer', 'Top10 Employer for Working Families', 'The Times Top 50 Employer for Women', 'Gold Standard' and "Best Workplace Adjustments Process" from the Business Disability Forum - each demonstrating our dedication to the principles of agile working and inclusion for all.
Sound like your ideal next workplace? If you have the right skills, we're after and playing a key role in our continuing transformation programme appeals then get in touch. We'd love to hear from you.