Senior Android Developer

Posted 13 April by TUI in the UK

As a Senior Android Developer you’ll be working within cross-functional team of designers, developers
and testers. Delivering across the entire app life cycle, from concept /design/ build/ deploy /test,
right through to release to app stores and support.

Our aim is to enable intuitive and seamless digital customer and colleague experiences through
innovative technology solutions. Based in London, you will work in our Mobility Hub which
encompasses Creative, Product, Commercial, Analytics, Architecture & Development and QA
functions. The Mobility Hub has been set up with the remit to shape the group wide strategy and
deliver world class digital products for personalised and context aware consumer service across all
touch points.

We have a multi award winning app that has already had more than 1 million downloads, the TUI Digital Assistant (TDA), rolled out to over 8 countries across 6 different languages and being used by more than 150,000 customers every month. This is just the beginning - we are about to embark on a multi-year plan to see the evolution of our TDA from where it is today to being a feature-rich app the likes of which our industry has never seen, and that customers will never have experienced – this is where we need your help.


What you will be doing

As a Senior Android Developer you will develop and extend the reach of our highly-rated existing
applications, while helping to define the roadmap for future TUI apps. This will include collaborating
with product owners and design colleagues to deliver inspirational travel apps, and continue to
optimise their performance post release

A key part of this role will be to develop and produce functional solutions with quality designs and
code in accordance to architecture design standards, code standards and environment configuration
management. You will also build prototypes at tech scoping stage of projects and create and
maintain a robust technical framework to support the apps

Within this role you will also create compelling device specific user interfaces and experiences across
multiple brands with minimal duplication of effort. You will also seek continual improvements in
delivery with the team to drive efficiency and productivity


What we are looking for

- Experience of Android development
- Practical knowledge of Android, the best practices and the ability to engage with the creative team to deliver pragmatic solutions balancing design, quality and velocity with UX/UI guidelines in mind
- You know what it takes to build a feature in hundreds of types of devices conquering device fragmentation
- Experience with mobile development issues related to performance optimisation, caching, security and native components / SDK's
- Proficient with commonly used open source/3rd party Android libraries
- You should have at least one app on Google Play Store
- Solid understanding of OOP principals and design
- Experience with Rest services
- Flair for clean code, reusability, testability and readability (SOLID, TDD)
- A highly flexible, adaptable and resilient personality, with the ability to work in an international team environment

Nice to have

- Experience with RxJava, Kotllin
- Open source contributions
- Android conference speaker
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related disciplines


Working within TUI group

TUI Group's vision is to make travel experiences special. To fulfill this vision, we never stop looking
ahead, seeking new ways to delight our customers and grow our business. We recognise the power
of digital and the massive contribution this brings to creating a truly unique and differentiated
customer experience.

TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism group. Covering the entire touristic value chain under one roof we employ 63,000 people in over 100 countries and offer 20 million customers comprehensive services in around 180 destinations worldwide.

Help make our customers smile and in return you will receive a competitive salary, pension scheme and further benefits such as generous holiday discounts, great rates with foreign exchange and discounts with retailers.


How to apply

Please click on the link below, the application process consists of answering a few questions and uploading your CV.


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