Wroclaw

Lead Android Engineer

Engineering

Tigerspike is a digital services company that solves complex problems by creating digital products, providing consultative services and helping businesses to define their digital strategy.

As a 300+ strong global team, we’re a Google Certified Development Agency and one of the most recognised specialist enterprise mobility companies in the world.

We’re now looking for a Specialist Android Engineer, who enjoys a challenge, to join us in Wroclaw.

So, if you have a thirst for innovation and want to work with talented and passionate people in an informal and high energy office then read on...

Tell me More!

The clients we partner with range from boutique to multinational, whose users span from employees in your local supermarket to vulnerable young adults.

You’ll gain experience with industries from NGOs to Travel and have the opportunity to provide a meaningful voice in developing products that improve people's lives.

In recent projects, we created a Smart Cities platform using React and AWS's IoT products for SSE and also launched a pilot project for NIHR, the research arm of the NHS, which required AWS middleware and native Android (Kotlin) and iOS (Swift) apps.

As a Lead Engineer, you must demonstrate good leadership and communication skills, be self-motivated, able to problem solve and motivate other team members. You will be able to quickly learn and utilise new technologies and promote relevant emerging technologies to help improve the business.

Spending at least 40% of your time coding, you will architect, implement, and solve the hardest and highest-profile technical problems at Tigerspike. 

What experience/ skills do you need?

  • Extensive experience as an Android developer, designing and implementing software solutions using Kotlin and Java 
  • Ability to drive the development forward and being able to translate business requirements into pragmatic solutions
  • A solid history of constantly improving your own knowledge and skills as well as improving processes for your organisation
  • The confidence and desire to work in a client-facing role
  • Skilled at communicating technical concepts clearly and concisely to people of varying technical ability and knowledge
  • Writing code that follows SOLID principles, platform-specific conventions and common design patterns
  • Skilled in securing data in transit and at rest using a variety of encryption techniques
  • An understanding of architectural choices, including the trade-offs for each and strong architectural design ability
  • Practical experience in Continuous Integration and writing highly testable code, simplifying Unit Tests
  • Knowledge of Scrum and/or Kanban

Desirable

  • Previous leadership experience, managing or mentoring others
  • Experience on another platform (e.g. iOS or AWS)
  • Functional programming and protocol-oriented programming experience

What's in it for you?

Empowerment - to be autonomous within a self-organising team that is passionate to deliver quality

Professional Growth - we know you’re happiest when you’re learning new things, so you’ll be given an annual allowance to spend on your professional growth such as attending a conference or taking a course. It’s like a makeover for your mind!

Architecture - author and critique software designs and architectures

Mentorship - a chance to mentor and support other members of your team, providing technical leadership and advice

Collaboration - you’ll work in a multi-disciplinary Agile team, forming a close relationship with clients

Innovation - our monthly ‘Transmogrification Day’ allows us to take a break from client work to spend time playing with the latest tech and improving our tools and techniques

Quality -  author and critique software designs and architectures and ensure the quality of your teams work through pair programming, code reviews, unit tests and test automation.

What else?

Tigerspike values health and wellbeing by offering:

  • The freedom to work remotely when you need to
  • An annual allowance to spend on your personal growth such as French lessons, learning to play an instrument or even a wine tasting course!
  • Free Sportscard
  • Spontaneous plank and stretch breaks
  • Free fruit daily

Some of the other benefits we offer include:

  • 25 days’ holiday (in addition to all public holidays) + a bonus day for your birthday!
  • Monthly mobile phone allowance
  • Free lunch and drinks on Fridays
  • Opportunities to work on different projects in our other offices (Sydney, London, Singapore, New York etc.)

Who are we?

Tigerspike is a digital services company improving people’s lives through technology. Focusing on strategy, experience design, development and systems integration, our work is hinged on five key values: Transparency, Resilience, Problem-solving, Energy and Curiosity. We have a reputation for innovation and creating long-term partnerships with customers such as Emirates, American Express, The United Nations, Westfield and ADP.

Our People are our culture and that is what makes us unique. Founded in 2003 with a team spanning 11 global offices and counting, we are excited to continue supporting businesses #TheTigerspikeWay.

 

*We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.*

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