Work with Gamechangers

Android Developer at Farmdrop
London, GB

DESCRIPTION

Farmdrop are looking for a talented, experienced, and creative Android Developer to join a team of two, building apps that will make Farmdrop amazing for customers and operational staff. You'll be working closely with UX and backend teams, shaping the development of our products to ensure we're making the most of the Android platform.

We care about building a codebase that allows us to move quickly but is also maintainable in the long term. Our minimum SDK is 21 (24 on Ops apps) and all new code is written in Kotlin. We use an MVP architecture with RxJava and Dagger, to help us write code that makes sense and is easy to test. We continually improve and eradicate technical debt and strive for perfection in simplicity.

Our Engineering Team

We believe in collaborative, agile and lean ways of working. We continually optimise our system of work (as one size does not fit all). We use small teams, pair, make use of TDD/BDD.

We are on a journey from a monolithic architecture to a microservices event-based future which has which yielded a rapid change in our practices within the team. We share knowledge openly within the team with a collaborative approach across the entire company.

Our tech stack currently includes: Ruby / Rails; Kotlin/Java; Javascript (React.js / Redux.js / node.js /Apollo); Swift; Objective-C; Kafka; neo4j; GraphQL; Postgres; Redis; ElasticSearch; Kubernetes (in AWS); Gitlab

Android Tech stack:

Kotlin & Java, AndroidX, RxJava 2, Dagger 2, Realm, Retrofit, Apollo-GraphQL, CouchDB, Glide, Mockito, Espresso

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong Android skills, with published apps in the Play store
  • Extensive commercial experience developing software
  • Working knowledge of Android interface guidelines / best practices
  • Ability to quickly switch context and develop multiple apps simultaneously
  • Desire to write clean, modular and testable code with consistent code style
  • Experience of libraries such as Retrofit, Dagger and RxJava
  • Experience of using Android Studio and git source control across multiple repositories.
  • Good understanding of MVP pattern and Clean Architecture