Android Engineer

February 24, 2024

Job Description

  • Sporty’s sites are some of the most popular on the internet, consistently staying in Alexa’s list of top websites for the countries they operate in
  • As an Android Engineer at Sporty you’ll be responsible for applying the latest and greatest technologies and frameworks to ensure a smooth user experience for a massive user base.
  • Our Stack
  • Languages: Java / Kotlin
  • Architecture: MVVM
  • Network: Retrofit, Okhttp, Protocol buffers
  • Dependency Injection: Dagger 2
  • CI/CD: Jenkins
  • Other: Android JetPack, Glide, Git, ExoPlayer
  • Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, Designers and Backend Engineers to design and deliver high-quality products on Android
  • Build end-to-end features of the app: networking, persistence, business logic, and UI
  • Build efficient and reusable mobile components and architect reliable, performant, and scalable mobile solutions
  • Identify areas of improvement and advocate for mobile best practices
  • Analyze and optimize UI and infrastructure application code for quality, efficiency, and performance
  • Mentoring less experienced team members

Requirements

  • 3+ years of application development experience in Android
  • Proficiency with Java, Kotlin and the Android development ecosystem
  • Enjoy working on mobile apps at all levels – from networking up to user interfaces and everything in between
  • Understand and have experience making decisions about mobile application architecture, including data modeling, networking and data synchronization and concurrency
  • Experience building maintainable and testable code bases, including API design and unit testing techniques
  • Experience with multithreading programming and mobile memory management
  • Good communication and collaboration skills to be able to work in a fast-paced and distributed environment
  • Previous history of working with a remote, distributed team would be beneficial
  • Bonus Requirement
  • Experience with mobile video playback and streaming technologies

Benefits

  • Quarterly and flash bonuses
  • Education allowance
  • Referral bonuses
  • 28 days paid annual leave
  • 2 x annual company retreats (Lisbon + Dubai in 2022 / Phuket in Q2 2023 + 1 more TBC!)
  • Highly talented, dependable co-workers in a global, multicultural organisation
  • Payment via world class online wallet system DEEL
  • Top of the line equipment supplied by market leader Hofy
  • We score 100% on The Joel Test
  • Our teams are small enough for you to be impactful
  • Our business is globally established and successful, offering stability and security to our Team Members