Tuesday , March 21 2023

Asos Careers – Lead Android Engineer

Website Asos

Job Description:

Our Technology team pioneer incredible solutions that change the way our millions of customers can access fashion. We believe that fashion can make you look, feel and be the best version of you and it’s this feeling of empowerment that we want our ASOSers to experience while working with us.

Our Mobile Team is looking for a Lead Android Engineer to help push our application to new heights. You will be working closely with the wider technical teams to deliver a 5* rated application.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with other developers to write software based on backlog items
  • Review designs and journeys with Product Owners and UX/UI specialists
  • Work with our Solution Architects to ensure the solution delivers the required quality and adheres to best practice and understand impact to wider ASOS eco-system
  • Knows how to guide their team to continually improve
  • Knows how to coach and motivate their team
  • Provides technical leadership to their team
  • Works with other engineering leads to share best practice
  • Has an excellent of understanding of agile practices
  • Has solid experience in Android development
  • Work with testers to ensure they are engaged and ready to test the software at the right time in the development cycle
  • Seek out and actively promote ideas
  • Promotes excellent engineering practices
  • Understands and can guide others in engineering principles and design patterns
  • Has experience of recruitment and reviews
  • Work with our Product Owners and Platform Leads to understand business requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in writing custom UI components and libraries
  • Great understanding of memory management and optimisation techniques
  • Experience with all the usual stuff (multi-threading, integration with REST APIs, view animations, custom transitions)
  • Proven Android Development experience with consumer facing apps
  • Experience with ADB and Gradle
  • Experience in writing home screen widgets
  • You are a passionate Android developer that is up to date with the latest Android News from Google as well as building projects in your spare time.
  • Know RxJava / reactive programming
  • Understanding of some server-¬side technology and REST API development
  • Are proficient with Kotlin
  • Strong experience with fragments and techniques for building apps that support different layouts for smartphones and tablets
  • Experience in TDD and testing suites (e.g. Robotium, Espresso, …)
  • Experience with Git

Job Details:

Company: Asos

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cardiff, Wales, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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