Senior Android Engineer

Bristol, England, United Kingdom · Engineering expand job description ↓

Description

Our purpose

Our purpose at Cookpad is to make everyday cooking fun. Not just because we like food but because we believe that cooking is key to a happier and healthier life for people, communities and the planet.

Everyday, home cooking has a profound impact on ourselves and the world around us: it makes us healthier, connects us with our friends and family, and makes our environment more sustainable. By solving the problems related to everyday cooking and encouraging more people to cook, we believe we can help build a better world.

We are building a team of diverse, exceptional problem-solvers from around the world. We only hire passionate, smart and innovative people who want to make a difference.

Cookpad started out in Japan and is already the largest recipe sharing community in the world with nearly 4 million recipes created by users active in 60 countries.

But we’re only just getting started.

We’ve just set up our international HQ in the UK. Here we operate as a start-up with global ambition. We work in small, collaborative teams and in a creative, fast-paced environment.

The role is based in Bristol, UK - a city on National Geographic’s Cool List 2018 http://www.natgeotraveller.co.uk/smart-travel/features/the-cool-list-2018/ and the best place to live in the UK according to the Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide 2017 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39320118


As a senior Android Engineer you will:

  • Develop Cookpad’s global application in collaboration with the international team
  • Participate in all phases of development, from design to implementation, testing, and release
  • Design and implement new user-facing features
  • Investigate and resolve performance issues, bottlenecks, and inefficiencies
  • Write clean, maintainable code while rapidly iterating and shipping
  • Contribute to the open-source community

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience of Android development
  • Affinity for user-driven product development
  • Ability to recognize and implement modern product design
  • Understanding of lean development principles
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Experienced in using development framework for Android. We use: Kotlin, MVP, Rx
  • Experience developing and releasing apps into Google Play
  • Understanding of CS principles and concepts: process, memory management, multi-threading, data structure & algorithms
  • Able to work together with others from diverse cultures and nationalities
  • Benefits

    Why join Cookpad?

    People join Cookpad to be part of something bigger - to make a difference.

    We offer competitive salaries and all the benefits you’d expect, including a generous 7% employer pension contribution, private medical insurance + cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes.

    We also do a few things you might not expect. From breakfast to team lunches, from pilates to cooking lessons, from time off for voluntary work to company socials.

    We believe that the space we work in is important. We’re creating a beautiful, innovative work environment that reflects our culture and values.

    What happens next?

    It’s important that you get to know us and that we get to know you.

    Please apply using the link below. As well as your CV, we’d like to hear why you’re interested in the role and how your skills and experience will help you contribute to the team.

    We will let you know if we’d like you to come in and meet some of the team. As part of the interview process we will be assessing technical capability and logical reasoning skills.

    Equal Opportunity

    The Cookpad team is made up of an incredible, diverse range of people. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

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