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Android Developer (Kotlin)

Posting Country:  Greece
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Role Purpose:

Being part of an agile team, Android Developer will contribute in designing and implementing Vodafone’s high volume - high impact mobile apps.

Key accountabilities:
  • Collaborate with Vodafone business and product teams to develop Vodafone’s mobile applications
  • Develop new features and user-interface for Vodafone’s mobile apps and maintain existing ones
  • Be part of a powerful chapter that will give you the opportunity to take initiative and improve the codebase
  • Create robust and scalable high-volume applications and develop prototypes quickly
  • Contribute, as member of an agile team, in the research, analysis, design development and testing of solutions that best suit business and technology strategy
  • Collaborate with solution designers, architects and other developers to produce just enough design
  • Ensure technical integrity and quality control consistency throughout the development life-cycle
  • Implement mobile applications, middle ware and frameworks such as SDK, as well as Senior Developers are involved in the applications’ design and architecture
  • Transform functional requirements to technical user stories and assign business value
  • Liaise with Vodafone’s vendors and technology teams in order to produce solid and state of the art deliverables
  • Unit testing deliverables (user stories) against acceptance tests
  • Help in removing technical impediments raised by team(s)
  • Communicate with project teams throughout all project stages 
Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

•    Computer Science or Engineering background
•    Mobile Development: 1-3 years of experience in native Android application development. (Kotlin preferred). 
•    At least 2-5 mobile apps launched in Google play store.
•    Excellent knowledge of Android ecosystem and Android Studio.
•    Experience with RESTful APIs 
•    Strong knowledge of design patterns such as MVP, MVVM, Clean architecture etc.
•    Familiarity with unit testing and testing frameworks (mockito, robolectric)
•    Experience with SQL databases (SQLite) & ORMs such as Room 
•    Hands on experience with different Mobile APIs such as: Accelerometer, Camera, Local Storage, Animations, Google Maps, Location Services and Encryption
•    Proven working experience with Google products and services.
•    Experience with version control systems (i.e. GitHub, GitLab, etc.) & Gitflow.
•    Proven track record of integrating and configuring third party libraries and services
•    Good knowledge of the Gradle build tool
•    Experience with CI/CD pipelines, automation tools & proven integration will be considered a plus.
•    Unity framework experience will be considered a plus.

Professional qualifications:

•    Working experience in agile environments/teams will be highly appreciated
•    Demonstrated experience in problem solving 
•    Ability to work effectively in a fast moving, multi-project team environment 
•    Clear and effective communication skills in English (written and verbal)
•    Self-motivated and self-managing with strong interpersonal skills 
•    Up to date with all the trends and tendencies of his area of interest 
•    Open source contributing will be considered a plus
•    Fulfilled military services (for male candidates)

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.