Senior Android Developer

  • Company:
    SEEK
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    IT

At SEEK, our teams look for talented engineers who are passionate about what they do, are customer focused and have high engineering standards. We like to make sure our teams are as diverse as possible – so that together we can deliver world class products to our customers in the marketplace. We live and breathe our commitment to an inclusive culture which values diversity of thought, opinion and background as a more inclusive work environment leads to better work outcomes for our teams.

As a Senior Android Developer, you will:

  • have a passion for mobile application UI
  • work on delivering new and improved features to the Android platform
  • help design the backend API contracts that drive those features
  • evolve the Android platform and internal tools which enable the delivery of high quality experiences for our SEEK, JobsDB, and JobStreet mobile app users for our Profile Experience team. 

Senior Android Developers are key members of our engineering teams and are responsible for technical alignment, engineering quality, enabling capability and productivity of our engineering team. You will also help drive continuous improvement initiatives and ensure we are delivering great outcomes for our customers and other teams at SEEK. 

Your day will include:

You will work closely with our Profile Experience and Core Platform Android developers, iOS and web developers.
With diverse commercial based experience in native Android app development, the role will be primarily responsible for:

  • Delivering and leading the technical implementation of best in class user experiences in the SEEK Android app, as aligned with SEEK’s strategic priorities. 
  • In collaboration with your Android, iOS and Web and Backend engineering colleagues, building high quality systems, following SEEK development practices & principles, uplifting team engineering maturity, incl. educating the engineering community on app related concerns (such as “long tail”). 
  • Maintaining platform health, ensuring our systems are secure, reliable, resilient and cost effective. 
  • Co-driving the design & delivery of backend APIs.
  • Leading improvement of our tooling to help the team become more efficient at what we do. 
  • Some after hours (paid) support may be required (this is spread amongst the team)

About SEEK

SEEK’s portfolio of diverse businesses make a positive impact on a truly global scale. Our unified purpose helps people live more fulfilling and productive working lives and helps organisations succeed. We create world-class technology solutions to connect more people to relevant employment, education, small business and volunteer opportunities.

We have a culture of high-performance in our workplaces and celebrate the diversity of our employees who contribute to the success of our organisation.

Our Culture

At SEEK we really value our culture and the way we work together to get stuff done.

You will work amongst a group of hard-working, fun and caring people who will support you to have a successful and fulfilling career at SEEK.

Our dedication to fostering a work environment where people feel like they’re making a difference every single day has helped us maintain a consistently high ranking in the annual Hewitt Best Employer Award. In other words, people like to come here – and we’re proud of that!

So, what are we looking for?

  • Deep knowledge of the Android ecosystem and API (Kotlin, Android Architecture Components), with passion and eye for implementing user interfaces (layout, transitions, animations, analytics, business logic)
  • Ability to translate visual design and business logic requirements into their faithful, clean, testable, modular, extensible and scalable representation in code
  • Ability to follow team’s existing architecture and engineering conventions and help evolve them. 
  • Design of and integration with backend services, preferably GraphQL. 
  • Design, implementation and maintenance of user behaviour analytics
  • Familiar with Android best practices as well as general software engineering principles and patterns.
  • Production monitoring and analysis of unhandled and handled exceptions (DevOps)
  • Design, implementation and operational management of feature toggles and A/B tests (DevOps). 
  • Implementation and maintenance of UI test automation

The Perks and Benefits

At SEEK we offer:

  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Flexibility and flexible leave offerings, including opportunities to purchase additional leave
  • Support for parents with 14 weeks paid primary carers leave
  • SEEKer Support, offering mental/physical wellbeing counselling
  • Empower sessions with industry leading guest speakers

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • What’s your expected annual base salary?
  • Describe your role in the development of a new feature or product. How do you keep motivated to deliver on the outcome?

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Classification Information & Communication Technology Engineering – Software

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