[Hiring] Android Engineer at Sporty

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    May 8, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
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  • Experience
    3 Years plus
  • Gender
    Both
  • hiringOrganization

    Sporty

Job Description

Sporty’s sites are some of the most popular on the internet, consistently staying in Alexa’s list of top websites for the countries they operate in
As an Android Engineer at Sporty you’ll be responsible for applying the latest and greatest technologies and frameworks to ensure a smooth user experience for a massive user base.

Our Stack

  • Languages: Java / Kotlin
  • Architecture: MVVM
  • Network: Retrofit, Okhttp, Protocol buffers
  • Dependency Injection: Dagger 2
  • CI/CD: Jenkins
  • Other: Android JetPack, Glide, Git, ExoPlayer

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Product Managers, Designers and Backend Engineers to design and deliver high-quality products on Android
  • Build end-to-end features of the app: networking, persistence, business logic, and UI
  • Build efficient and reusable mobile components and architect reliable, performant, and scalable mobile solutions
  • Identify areas of improvement and advocate for mobile best practices
  • Analyze and optimize UI and infrastructure application code for quality, efficiency, and performance
  • Mentoring less experienced team members

Requirements

  • 3+ years of application development experience in Android
  • Proficiency with Java, Kotlin and the Android development ecosystem
  • Enjoy working on mobile apps at all levels – from networking up to user interfaces and everything in between
  • Understand and have experience making decisions about mobile application architecture, including data modeling, networking and data synchronization and concurrency
  • Experience building maintainable and testable code bases, including API design and unit testing techniques
  • Experience with multithreading programming and mobile memory management
  • Good communication and collaboration skills to be able to work in a fast paced and distributed environment
  • Previous history of working with a remote, distributed team would be beneficial

Bonus Requirement

Experience with mobile video playback and streaming technologies

Benefits

  • Quarterly and flash bonuses
  • We have core hours of 10am-3pm in a local timezone, but flexible hours outside of this
  • Education allowance
  • Referral bonuses
  • 28 days paid annual leave
  • 2 x annual company retreats (Lisbon + Dubai in 2022 / Phuket in Q2 2023 + 1 more TBC!)
  • Highly talented, dependable co-workers in a global, multicultural organisation
  • Payment via world class online wallet system DEEL
  • Top of the line equipment supplied by market leader Hofy
  • We score 100% on The Joel Test
  • Our teams are small enough for you to be impactful
  • Our business is globally established and successful, offering stability and security to our Team Members

Our Mission

Our mission is to be an everyday entertainment platform for everyone

Our Operating Principles

1. Create Value for Users
2. Act in the Long-Term Interests of Sporty
3. Focus on Product Improvements & Innovation
4. Be Responsible
5. Preserve Integrity & Honesty
6. Respect Confidentiality & Privacy
7. Ensure Stability, Security & Scalability
8. Work Hard with Passion & Pride
Interview Process
  • HackerRank Test
  • Remote video screening with our Talent Acquisition Team + live ID check
  • Remote 90 min video interview loop with 3 x Team Members (30 mins each)
  • Pre offer call with Talent Acquisition Team
  • ID check via Zinc & 2 References from previous employers
  • 24-72 hour feedback loops throughout process

Working at Sporty

The top-down mentality at Sporty is high performance based, meaning we trust you to do your job with an emphasis on support to help you achieve, grow and de-block any issues when they’re in your way.
Generally employees can choose their own hours, as long as they are collaborating and doing stand-ups etc. The emphasis is really on results.
As we are a highly structured and established company we are able to offer the security and support of a global business with the allure of a startup environment. Sporty is independently managed and financed, meaning we don’t have arbitrary shareholder or VC targets to cater to.
We literally build, spend and make decisions based on the ethos of building THE best platform of its kind. We are truly a tech company to the core and take excellent care of our Team Members.
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