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Senior Android Developer | London | Permanent

Senior Android Developer | London | Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Android Developer within our digital hub in London. Can you take code quality to new heights? Harness the full potential of our current technologies, while finding new and better ways of developing our products? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

Whitbread is the UK's leading hospitality company in the FTSE 100 including brands such as Beefeater & Premier Inn. By 2020, our goal is to increase the number of Premier Inn UK rooms to an incredible 85,000. All while creating around 3,000 UK jobs a year and continuing to expand our presence worldwide. There has never been a more exciting time to Whitbread!


What you will be doing:

• Work within an agile team to deliver across the entire product life cycle – concept, design, build, deploy, test, release, maintain, unit, functional, and performance test automation

• Partner with our architecture group to define and then develop robust and scalable architectures that comply with Whitbread and industry best-practices and standards

• Collaborate with the Product Owner and team to deliver robust, secure, scalable, tested, and documented capabilities across a number of digital channels servicing a variety of popular devices

• Provides support on key products should there be an incident / problem related to a product that's now live and requires a development fix

• Fully participate in the relevant scrum events: planning and estimation, daily scrums, sprint reviews, and retrospectives • Collaborate as a member of the team undertaking the shared commitment towards completion of the team's sprint goals

• Accept joint responsible with the team for converting the Product backlog into 'Done' potentially releasable increments


What we are looking for:

• Native Android development: Android SDK, Kotlin, Java, familiar with MVP/ MVVM architecture, RX Java, Dagger

• Agile development: design patterns, OOD, emergent architecture, tools like JIRA/ Confluence, TDD

• Continuous integration and deployment: Bitrise, Jenkins, Git

• Willingness to collaborate to develop solutions with others in a continuous and iterative delivery cycle

• Ability to cope in ambiguity and forge your own path in lockstep with your team

• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills: able to inspire and influence team members

• Enterprise business analysis: gap, service and integration documentation, sequence flows, integration documentation and design

• Web services, Micro Services, Restful APIs, JSON, SOAP, XML/RPC

Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.

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