Principal Android Engineer

Full time
Posted 5 miesięcy ago

Our client’s Digital Solutions (HDS) is an integrated global group of over 3500 technologists and commercial thinkers, working across the globe. Our Client is building digital solutions that will impact the lives of over 41 million customers worldwide. The work of the Digital teams includes developing new mobile apps and online experiences; using digital messaging to enhance customer relationships; building and improving the underlying technology and security platforms; and innovating propositions to compete effectively in a mobile, data-driven world. You will be part of a cross functional team transforming our client’s digital capabilities. Driving innovation, delivering products in ever shortening cycles and helping to drive the continuous improvement of our client’s processes, tooling and engineering practices

The Role

The Android Chapter Lead in the Mobile CFT is a passionate, inspiring technologist who leads by example, champions’ innovation and quality and knows how to deliver. Reporting to the Global CTO of Mobile, the role has responsibility for establishing and maintaining the community of Android engineering professionals within the Mobile CFT and beyond on a global basis; as well as establishing and governing the patterns and practices for Android engineering in HDS.


Establish and maintain the community of Android engineers across the Mobile CFT, HDS and beyond

•             Lead (and govern the adoption of) the definition of the ‚company way’ of engineering Android mobile apps

•             Collaborate with the recruiting team and regional Heads of Engineering to attract, onboard and retain diverse top talent

•             Advocate and advance modern software development practices within the Android engineering community

•             Participate in broader discussions about mobile software architecture

•             Grow the technical expertise of the Android engineering community

•             Work closely with teams, product owners, agile coaches and other stakeholders to ensure we deliver world-class tools and capabilities for our Android engineering community

•             Actively participate in the Mobile Engineering Discipline and associated communities

Experience and Qualifications

•             BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

•             Experience as Lead or Senior Android Engineer in a large-scale mobile engineering environment

•             You have demonstrated strong leadership skills while working with engineers

•             You have experience in fostering a strong engineering culture in an agile and DevOps environment

•             Track record of identifying and implementing opportunities to enable Android engineers to develop more productively and with high quality

•             Experience collaborating effectively across multiple engineering centers in multiple territories

Personal Qualities

•             Great, positive attitude, social personality and a true team-player

•             Excellent communication skills

•             Ability to work independently and without supervision

•             Problem-solving aptitude

•             Influence and champion new ideas and methods

•             Methodical and with attention to detail

•             Comfortable challenging peers and senior personnel in a positive way to improve possible outcomes

•             Tenacity to cut through protracted governance and process

•             Be culturally aware and sensitive

•             Be flexible under pressure

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