Senior Android Engineer

End Date Saturday 13 April 2024 Salary Range £66,861 - £100,292 We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options Flexible Working Options Hybrid Working Job Description Summary . Job...

End Date

Saturday 13 April 2024

Salary Range

£66,861 - £100,292

We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options

Flexible Working Options

Hybrid Working

Job Description Summary


Job Description

JOB TITLE: Senior Android Engineer

SALARY: £66,861 - £74,290

LOCATION: Edinburgh Only

HOURS: Full-time

WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending at least two days per week, or 40% of our time, at our Edinburgh Office.

About this opportunity

Our mission is to help customers feel confident and in control of their finances, now and into the future. We’re building a new future for financial wellbeing, helping customers understand the big picture and making it easy for them to protect what matters.  Our services are accessible for everyone, no matter what their income is or how comfortable they are with financial jargon, and we work hard to make sure we’re there for customers in the moments that matter. We’re bold and we love to experiment. We’re not afraid to try out new ways of working and we encourage teams to be flexible and adaptive. 

As part of our Edinburgh based team, you will work to evolve our Digital Channels (native mobile, web, Internet Banking) by adding new functionality and propositions and evolving existing capability through Agile methodology. Primarily focused on our award-winning mobile app, microservice backend and GCP infrastructure; you will play a key part in all stages of development from ideation and refinement, through code build and on to production.

Why Lloyds Banking Group

Like the modern Britain we serve, we’re evolving. Investing billions in our people, data and tech to transform the way we meet the ever-changing needs of our 26 million customers. We’re growing with purpose. Join us on our journey and you will too.

What you’ll need

  • Professional working knowledge in building a mobile experience for variable screen sizes in variable versions of Android
  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience in Kotlin, Jetpack Compose, co-routines and performance tuning
  • Fantastic knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks and benchmarking and optimisation
  • Proficient in Google's Android design principles, interface guidelines and code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Hands-on experience of continuous delivery across areas such as code reviewing; understanding of App architectures (i.e. MVVM, MVI) and you’ll be confident with best practices libraries

And any experience of these would be really useful

  • Cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • JavaScript WebView bridging, as well as knowledge of RESTful APIs and web services
  • Android Architecture Components

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms. We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture. We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative. And it’s why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups. We’re disability confident. So if you’d like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:

  • A generous pension contribution of up to 15%
  • An annual performance-related bonus
  • Share schemes including free shares
  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping
  • 30 days’ holiday, with bank holidays on top
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

Want to do amazing work, that’s interesting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey.

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We keep your data safe. So, we'll only ever ask you to provide confidential or sensitive information once you have formally been invited along to an interview or accepted a verbal offer to join us which is when we run our background checks.  We'll always explain what we need and why, with any request coming from a trusted Lloyds Banking Group person. 

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.

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