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Lead Software Engineer - Android

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Yemi Jackson 04/05/2022
Location: London, Greater London Not Disclosed London, Greater London SE1
Salary: £75k to £85k £
Type: Permanent
Sector: Technology
Date: 04/05/2022
Lead Software Engineer - Android

Role: Lead Software Engineer (Mobile)

Location: Homebased (must have RTW in UK)

Salary: £75k- £85k

We are a business-to-business solution that enhances the customer experience from the moment after an accident to the completion of the claim. Our parent company is a recognised leader in the automotive and insurance replacement industries

Our UK based team are looking for a smart, passionate, and results-oriented software engineer to help us develop innovative software initiatives across our software suite. This is a great opportunity for an engineer who is interested in exploring software technologies throughout the stack and excited to take the challenges to have a major impact on our products.


As an Engineer you must have an in depth understanding of the underlying technologies and be excited to thoroughly apply your knowledge for the benefit of the organisation. You must be passionate about mentoring your peers. You This is an exciting place to work where you are interacting with the highest level of engineering talent, constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower each other.

  • Design and build all aspects of software solutions, from architectural overview to hands on coding, in a friendly team with a wealth of knowledge about the industry
  • Be part of the full application lifecycle (design, develop, test, deploy and maintain), innovating in each step
  • Apply advanced methods, theories, and research techniques to establish ongoing direction, specification, design, development and implementation of technology vision and strategy
  • Learn and apply new technologies used by the team in software solutions for which it is responsible
  • Work with cross-functional teams to design and build solution integrations
  • Provide guidance and oversight on technical matters within a solution to ensure the technologies are secure, interoperable, and supportive of the company’s vision and strategy
  • Actively coach, mentor and teach others; use influence, expertise and leadership to support other teams as they implement technology solutions
  • Analyse and improve efficiency, scalability and stability of applications while delivering impactful business value
  • Protect our customers, our employees, and our brands by incorporating security and compliance in all decisions; ensure security policy and procedure requirements are met; continuously identify opportunities for improving security and implement strategies to improve our security posture
  • May require on-call duties

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans


Basic Requirements:

  • Extensive expertise in development of native mobile applications using modern programming languages and frameworks
  • Extensive experience with development of business level applications utilizing an object-oriented programming language
  • Strong experience architecting and developing large complex applications
  • Great experience working in CI/CD and DevOps environments
  • Aptitude to quickly learn new programming languages and technologies
  • A proven team player with demonstrable commitment to team goals
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a team utilizing Agile methodology
  • Must be willing to travel up to 10% domestically

Preferred qualification:

  • Proficiency with back-end development for mobile applications
  • Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence and similar tools
  • Experience with full-stack development
  • Experience designing and developing in micro-service environments
  • Experience working on applications that leverage Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Experience in cloud computing (AWS, Azure or Google Cloud)
  • Experience with Linux
  • Demonstrable experience in implementation of good security practices
  • Understanding of containerized and/or virtualized deployments
  • Understanding of scaled Agile frameworks
  • Experience of working in international organizations

Please note that all applicants must have the ability to pass a security check involving financial probity and basic criminality

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