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Sr. Android Developer (Kotlin)

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

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

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Virtual Hiring is in place! The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our top priority. 
As a technology and communications company, Vodafone is all about flexible and smart working solutions. We will continue to hire as usual and will be conducting virtual interviews as a precaution.

About the role:

Are you a talented Sr. Android Developer, who has a passion for technology, with a deep understanding of android solutions, and loves working in a fast-paced agile environment?

 

If your answer is yes, then join us and be part of the agile team that is designing and implementing Vodafone’s high volume and high impact mobile applications! We are continuously working on new features and ways to improve customer experience and interaction with our apps. 

 

At Vodafone, we believe digital transformation is a journey not a one off-stop. It needs to be nurtured and grown by talented people who experiment, fail fast and innovate at pace.
 

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: 3-6 years of experience in native Android application development. (Kotlin preferred). 
•    At least 3-5 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)

What's in it for you:

•     Competitive salary
•     Private Health & Medical Insurance
•     Smart Working – 1-day / week work from home
•     Extra days-off: We love mothers – 4 months extra paid off-period! 
•     Gym, Sports, Excursion weekends & Special events
•     Restaurant, entertainment areas, hairdresser, etc.
•     Needless to say, we cater for your communication wherever you are
•     Come as you are. We love when people feel they can be themselves at work.

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.