Android Engineer

28 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
ASOS Technology is going through an exciting period of transition and major investment. " this includes a number of strategic programmes to deliver the amazing technology and business solutions to support our ambitious global growth plans. At the heart of these plans is the rebuilding of our digital platforms and channels to provide the best shopping experience for our customers. Our plan is designed to enable us to really put our mobile experience first, enable personalisation and support a data driven organisation. We are also making significant investments in all our Buying, Merchandising, Finance and People systems with the latest toolsets and applications to accelerate the next phase of our global growth. We are also improving our ways of working within Technology to enable autonomous platform development and improve our engineering and agile practices.

ASOS is one of the UKs top fashion and beauty destinations, expanding globally at a rapid pace. Our values are to be authentic, brave and creative, and we live and breathe these in everything we do.
We believe fashion can make you look, feel and be your best and, with technology in our DNA, we deliver the latest trends to our digital-obsessed 20-something market. Our award winning Tech teams sit at the heart of our business. We deliver technical innovation and pioneer incredible solutions, which are crucial to our continued success. Were extremely ambitious and thrive on the individuality of our amazing employees. Our values encompass everything needed for our tech people to be the thought leaders of tomorrow.

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

What youll be doing:

  • Work with our BAs, Product Managers and Mobile Lead to understand business requirements
  • Review designs and journeys with Product Managers 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
  • Work with other developers to write software based on backlog items
  • 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
  • Get stuff done and take a proactive approach to work
  • Understand the impact of any changes to the bigger ASOS
  • Take responsibility for the end-to-end delivery of Android Apps

Who wed like:

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.
  • Proven Android Development experience with consumer facing apps
  • Strong experience with fragments and techniques for building apps that support different layouts for smartphones and tablets
  • Great understanding of memory management and optimisation techniques
  • Experience in writing custom UI components and libraries
  • Experience in writing home screen widgets
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with ADB and Gradle
  • Experience with all the usual stuff (multi-threading, integration with REST APIs, view animations, custom transitions, multi-threading again) Experience in TDD and testing suites (e.g. Robotium, Espresso, )
  • Understanding of HTML / javascript
  • Understanding of some server--side technology and REST API development

Why work here:
  • Generous Salary, bonus and pension matching
  • Great development programs
  • 25 days holiday + 1 day for your birthday
  • Subsidised gym and canteen
  • Huge staff discount and regular sample sales
  • Life Insurance, medical care, cycle to work
  • And plenty more

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