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Senior Android Developer at Storyteller

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Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    December 9, 2023
  • Expiration date
    --
  • Industry
    Development
  • Qualification
    Certificate
  • Career Level
    Executive

Job Description

Storyteller is a new B2B SaaS platform, which allows companies to integrate Stories into their owned and operated platforms. Popularized by Instagram and Snapchat, Stories are perfectly suited for boosting user engagement, audience retention, and driving advertising revenue. For customers, building their own stories experience can take years and a lot of investment however Storyteller has solved this by allowing companies to integrate in days, not years all for one monthly cost. Our end‑to‑end platform gives companies a best‑in‑class Stories experience in days with native iOS, Android, and Web SDKs, publishing tools, analytics, and ad support.

 

We work with globally-recognised clients in US TV and Sports industries. Every day we produce work that is innovative, challenging, and enjoyed by millions of people!
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

What can you expect?
Responsible for improving internal technical practise and processes, including identifying relevant, new technologies
Leading projects from conception to completion
Understanding business objectives and how to fulfil them
A standard-bearer and example for code quality in the company
Executing tasks proactively with no brief
Working with other team leads to ensure company-wide cohesion and efficiency
Working with non-technical team members to increase the overall technical output of the company
Providing technical guidance to less experienced developers
Liaising with project management colleagues when technical input is required
Learning, utilising and improving our DevOps processes and tools to enable rapid delivery
Eliminating technical debt
Fixing emergency software defects and sharing what was learned from the failure
Helping to define the technical architecture for products
Producing software reused by developers by contributing to our SDK
Eventually, we’d like you to:Take full responsibility for the output of a development team
Be responsible for quality of team via reviewing/feedback, mentoring and recruiting
Define success and how it will be measured, creating plans and roadmaps as needed
Prioritise team members’ workload
Lead on client communication and delivery where required

QUALIFICATIONS

What’s important to us:
Experience using Kotlin or Java
Experience using Rest APIs
Experience using Git
Experience using View Models and Coroutines
Experience in Android architectural patterns
5 years’ commercial experience
Good, practical knowledge of English in speech and writing
What’s nice to have:

A University Degree in Computer Science (or a related discipline)
Jetpack Compose experience, Exoplayer
Experience with Unit Testing / Testing frameworks in general
Experience using Continuous Integration / Deployment
Experience using Good OO practices
Contributed to Open Source projects
An active Github profile
YOUR WORKING ENVIRONMENT
 

 

 

Modern Tech Stack
We use the latest tools, hardware and methodologies across our teams. We’re always on the look-out for new ways of working and ensure everyone is setup with enough hardware firepower to excel, Windows or Mac.

Agility & Openness for Ideas
We actively encourage the entire team to share their ideas, with that in mind we regularly adopt and implement suggestions across the company, you’re the specialist here!

Operating with the agility of a high growth start-up, alongside the support you can expect from a larger organisation means we encourage quick decision making and a responsive, adaptive culture.
Outstanding People

We believe that great teams are built by a mixture of personality, skills and a passion for what people do. We’re a small, start-up team with around 30 people onboard.

Flexibility

We’re a remote-first company and support 100% remote working for this role. The hours for this role will be 8am – 4pm UK time.

 

Joining us means becoming an integral part of the whole team no matter where we’re physically working, we have a number of initiatives to create a team environment regardless of geographic location

 

PAYMENT

 

Outside of UK – Up to 84,000 EUR per year (or local currency equivalent) full-time contractor contract, depending on experience and skills.

Within the UK – Up to £75,000 per year, full time employment contract.
CONTRACT TYPE

 

Full time contractor contract – fully remote working from anywhere in Europe!

Full time employment contract – fully remote working from anywhere in the UK!
RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Firstly, you will be invited for a 30-minute pre-interview via Zoom. We usually ask about your previous experience, future career path and motivation for changing your job, as well as provide you with more details about our projects and working in our team.

If the interview goes well, we will invite you to a second step – a technical interview (60 minutes via Zoom). During the meeting, Filip, Head of Mobile, will ask about your technical capabilities plus anything not covered in the pre-interview, and at the same time answers all your questions.

 

The next step is a technical task.

 

The last step will be the final interview (60 minutes) with Filip and Dave, our CTO – it’s a mix of technical and culture-fit questions.

And that’s it!