Student Beans is hiring a

Senior Android Developer

Manchester, United Kingdom

About Student Beans

Student Beans is an industry-leading, global marketing platform. We produce our award-winning technology for the world’s most famous brands such as TopShop, Microsoft, Apple, River Island and Domino’s, connecting them with the youth market and driving hundreds of millions of pounds of student sales every year. We consistently innovate to offer new solutions that drive ROI for our retailers and brands, satisfy our consumers and create an empowering workplace for our employees.

At Student Beans, we are on our most exciting journey of growth yet! In 2017, we doubled in size, significantly growing our London, Birmingham and Manchester offices and launching for the first time in New York. In 2018, we will be doubling the size of our business again and expanding our global reach into the rest of USA, Europe and Asia.

Student Beans is engaging more students with more brands than ever before; our technology is revolutionising the industry … and we are looking for great people to join us!

About The Role

Due to our incredible growth plans and the transformation of our business across the world, we are looking for a Senior Android Developer to join us in either our Birmingham or Manchester offices.

As this is a brand new role within our UK Engineering team, we are looking for a true pioneer of Android to drive the innovation of our mobile app. Reporting directly into our Technical Director, you will play one of the most influential roles in our business and have the incredible opportunity to build your own team.

As Senior Android Developer, you’ll be responsible for the full software development life-cycle from strategy and architecture to development and execution. Working collaboratively with our App Developers based in the Philippines and wider Engineering team across Birmingham and Manchester, you’ll be a lynchpin in our business for mobile development.

The successful candidate will be passionate about building robust and scalable applications and thrive in a company that is empowering and creative, with an incredibly talented Engineering team working alongside you. Our product is at the heart of everything we do; the environment here is fast-paced and constantly changing. As an Android Developer, you’ll be encouraged to voice your ideas, be brave enough to make autonomous decisions, fail fast and learn from your mistakes.

Requirements

About You

We’d really like to hear from you, if you have …

  • Experience in a similar Android Developer role.
  • Proven success in a mid/senior-level role where you have contributed significantly towards the mobile strategy and vision.
  • Strong development skills in Java.
  • Extensive experience in API’s.
  • Knowledge of Agile and TDD principles.
  • Excellent communication skills - you’re able to build relationships with people across the business and across the world!
  • A constantly-curious and analytical mind - you’re a natural problem-solver.
  • The attitude of a true Pioneer - you love to drive things forward and ‘make it happen’!
  • No fear when it comes to trying out the latest technology and tools.

Benefits

Life at Student Beans

Our Engineering Team is a collective mix of the most passionate and talented Developers and Designers in the country. Take a look at what life for you at Student Beans would really be like - http://careers.studentbeans.com/engineers/

We are continuing to build a platform that we are passionate about and a business that our employees are proud to work for. We are a product-driven business and our technology is at the heart of everything we do.

At Student Beans, we believe our success is only due to the fantastic people that have helped us on our journey. And so creating a fun and unique culture, where the environment is empowering and rewarding for our Engineers, is our main priority!

Here are just a few reasons why our Engineers think Student Beans is an awesome place to work:

  • Our culture: relaxed, adult, autonomous, empowering - no hierarchy or project cherry-picking!
  • Our projects: working as part of a Squad within an Agile, fast-paced and dynamic environment, you’ll collaborate with other Developers and Designers to internationalise our product - you’ll be constantly challenged, constantly learning and constantly improving.
  • Our growth: by 2020, we would have grown from 70 to 370 people and opened offices across USA, Europe, Asia and Australia.
  • Our stack: we work with the most cutting-edge technology to produce only the highest quality code for our clients - Google, Apple, TopShop, Domino’s.
  • Our PERKS: remote and flexible working (12pm starts!), very generous annual leave, access to ALL our student discounts, free gym membership, famous Christmas/Summer parties … and salaries are pretty good as well!

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