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Android Developer πŸ“±πŸŽ«

Β£40k – Β£50k β€’ No equity
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Festicket empowers music fans with a seamless service to discover and book tickets and travel packages for music festivals worldwide. Our platform offers an end-to-end experience for music travellers, an efficient two-sided marketplace for 1,500+ music festivals across 40 different countries, and a network of 5,000 suppliers for accommodation & travel packages. In six short years, we have become Europe's largest music festival platform. πŸ™Œ

The Festicket Family is currently at 150, and we're passionate about changing the face of live music experiences. Our head office is in Camden, London with smaller offices in Berlin, Amsterdam, Porto, Nantes and San Francisco with our recent partnership with Ticket Arena Leeds. 🌍

We're now post Series-D funded, and backed by some of the UK's largest VC funds.πŸŽ‰

We've been announced as #6 in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100, a Tech City UK's Future Fifty company & #80 in the Financial Times Fastest Growing 1000 EU Companies. πŸ’ͺ

Join us on our mission in transforming the way music fans discover, book tickets and travel packages for festivals around the world. πŸš€πŸš€πŸš€



THE ROLE
We are looking for an Android Developer who possess a keen eye for detail and a passion for collaboration and getting features into production. Someone who wants to learn whilst delivering quality.

You would be working as an Android Developer within one of our cross-functional product focussed teams, working closely with backend developers, QA engineers and the product owner to deliver changes and new functionality. You would be involved in planning new work and helping the product manager decide what the team should be working on to achieve the team’s goals.

Responsibilities:

Designing, building and maintaining high performance, reliable applications for the Android platform
Writing good quality, maintainable, reusable and unit-tested Java code following best practices
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design and ship new features
Work with APIs and other outside data sources
Fix bugs and improve general application performance
Assist with test automation and release management

METHODOLOGY
We believe in agile development processes and our teams are collaborative, product focussed, cross-functional units that are empowered to define their own work and organise themselves. We work incrementally and dedicate time to ensuring that our work is technically strong, using the latest tools and technologies where possible. We like to build fast, scalable, easily maintainable applications using whichever tools are right for the job. Most of all, we like to deliver! We believe in manageable chunks of work with continuous integration and delivery to enable fast shipping, so that we’re always making progress.

REQUIREMENTS
Ideally 3+ years experience in a commercial Android development role
Strong knowledge of Java
Strong knowledge of the Android SDK and different versions of Android
Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect to backend services
Strong knowledge of Android design principles, patterns, and best practices
Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks
Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle
Experience managing releases and publishing apps
Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
Familiarity with continuous integration
A passion for learning and personal development

BENEFITS
We’re a team of 150 located in an amazing the heart of Camden. By joining us you will be part of one of the fastest growing music / travel start-up companies in Europe, where you will have ample opportunity for career progression as we continue to grow. πŸ“ˆ

We have a company culture which is very idea orientated and driven but also very social. It's entirely normal at 5pm on a Friday for half the company to be drinking together in the office & then planning to head out for a night out. 🍻

Benefits & Perks also include:

25 days holiday per annum
15 sick days per annum
Discretionary flexible working from home
Eyecare – Discounted eye tests and glasses
Festicket United- 7 a-side football matches
Opportunities to go to selected & partnered music festivals for free & all year round staff discount
Extra day holiday for your birthday
Management training programme
Free breakfast
Weekly delivery of beers, food, snacks, fruits and drinks
Weekly Friday drinks at 4pm on Friday
Regular team lunches
Fun monthly company events
Perks - free Festicket T-shirts, Jumpers and more
Value driven start-up culture.

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