Android Engineer

Lloyds Banking Group

Location: London based with flexibility to work from home 2-3 days per week once we return to a normal working pattern post-COVID.

Salary & Benefits: £61,176.00 – £99,411.00 GBP base salary (dependant on experience), plus annual personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution (when you put in 6%), 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays.

We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices and regular home working.

Who are Lloyds Banking Group?

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK’s leading digital banking franchise, with over 13 million active online customers across our three main brands – including Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland – as well as the biggest mobile bank in the country. We’re building the bank of the future, and we need your help.

We’re continuing our extensive transformation Programme, redefining what a bank is from the inside out. We’re committed to Help Britain Prosper and become the best bank for customers. As part of this, we’re redefining our digital capability, providing customers with simpler, continuous interactions across online, mobile and branches.

Our digital platforms (public website, mobile & tablet app, and internet banking website) are where the majority of customer and colleague interactions with the bank take place. They are becoming increasingly sophisticated with the introduction of public API’s, growing numbers of devices to access them from and evolving operating systems.

Our Team?

Consumer Servicing is value stream leading the way for customers & colleagues in transforming & digitising the Lloyds Banking Group Retail Bank across mobile, branch, telephony and internet banking. The transformation culture our team lives by is to empower its co-located teams to create dynamic environments using agile methodology, including scrum, ultimately providing outstanding customer experiences; and by driving innovative technology solutions that drive iterative change across research, buy and servicing needs to market at pace.

About the role

We’re looking for a self- motivated Senior Android Engineer, proficient in Android mobile development. You’ll have technical know-how from crafting, developing, and producing mobile components and services, stakeholder management working closely with strategy and UX/UI Design teams to architect, design and implement solutions and you’ll love mentoring and educating less experienced developers.

Security is at the heart of everything we do at LBG and our Engineers contribute to building a secure culture. It’ll feature as a key part of your role – having a secure mindset to provide strong and resilient business solutions that safeguard our business and customers from security threats.

What we’re looking for:

  • Professional working knowledge in designing a mobile experience for variable screen sizes in variable versions of Android
  • Excellent knowledge of Kotlin/Java
  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
  • Awesome 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

We’re looking for hands-on experience of continuous delivery across areas such as code reviewing; understanding of basic App architectures (i.e. MVP/MVVM/Clean Architecture) and you’ll be confident with best practices libraries (Dagger2, RxAndroid, Coroutines, Retrofit).

It would also be great if you had experience with :

  • Cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and responsive web design as well as knowledge of RESTful APIs and web services
  • MVVM architecture, Android Architecture Components

What would you get in return?

We’ll give you stretch as well as an energising and informal environment. You’ll realise genuine career progression opportunities gained within a nurturing culture that celebrates both diversity and equal opportunity.

Together we make it possible!

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