Ineqe Safeguarding Group provides clients with a wide range of services, including consultancy, conferencing, training and technical solutions. We are a dynamic company providing a close-knit and lively working environment, where all the staff work in a supportive and creative environment.

With a substantial expanding order book for Android Apps, Ineqe Safeguarding Group are now looking to recruit a talented and experienced Android developer to assist our production team in the development and maintenance of native Apps.

Ideally you will have a degree in computer science or similar. If you haven’t, don’t worry the role would suit an experienced programmer with substantial experience of programming (at least two years). The successful candidate will have practical experience together with a positive attitude and good interpersonal communication skills, team working approach and eagerness to learn.

Responsibilities & Duties

As an Android App Developer you will work as part of our development team, developing projects from the ground up to ensure the design, delivery and implementation of all projects is in line with the customer requirements across a wide spectrum of clients.

Reporting to the Development Team Leader, you will contribute to every stage of the development and build of Apps, ensuring that all code is of the highest quality. This will include activities ranging from client engagement through to post launch maintenance.

You will be expected to continue to develop technical skills and ensure that you keep up to date with the latest trends in the market. A training budget is available to assist staff undertake relevant training.

Qualifications and Skills

We are ideally looking for someone with two years or more post-qualification experience on native Android applications

The Android developer will be responsible for the development and delivery of our client’s applications. You will play a role in designing and building new features as requested.

Essential Skills

  • Java and object-oriented programming

  • Working Kotlin knowledge

  • Experience working with Android architecture components, Dagger 2, Retrofit and RxJava 2

  • Git

  • Experience publishing Android apps to the Google Play Stor

Desirable Skills

  • Understanding different design patterns such as Model-View-View Model (MVVM) and Model-View-Presenter (MVP)

  • Experience writing unit and espresso tests

  • Ability to evaluate alternatives and understand business implications and impact

  • Experience developing cross-platform mobile application using Xamarin and/or React Native

  • Knowledge in web-based front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript

  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive

 

Preference may be given to candidates with experience of cross-platform experience.

Benefits

We offer a relaxed but productive working environment, where employees are valued.

This role is for a full-time post but may be available on a part-time basis. The salary range will be £25,000 to £35,000 and will depend on skills and ability. Regular salary reviews are conducted and staff who meet our productivity targets are rewarded.

The successful candidate can expect to be supplied with top-of-the range equipment and will benefit from 28 days annual leave (full-time), which increases with service. As a company we are keen to develop our staff and a training budget is available to ensure that staff can undertake relevant training.

The Directors have been keen to develop a family environment within the business and this ethos underpins our team spirit.

The following benefits are enjoyed by our team:

  • Company pension scheme

  • Subsidised gym membership

  • Private health insurance (partners and children can join)

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • A flexible approach to the working day

  • Travel insurance for work travel

  • Productivity bonus scheme (paid twice yearly)

  • Supplied with a range of equipment relevant to your role

  • Life insurance for key staff

  • Paid volunteering leave to work with a relevant charity

  • Endless supply of tea, coffee and soft drinks


To apply, please send a letter explaining why you want to work at Ineqe Safeguarding Group, a CV and a completed Equal Opportunities monitoring form.

Appointment will be subject to successful references.

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Salary

Pay: £25,000 – £35,000 Dependent upon skills and experience.

Additional Information

Travel
The role may involve evening and weekend working, and travel within the United Kingdom. Candidates must be willing to undertake changes to the working day as is required.

Equal Opportunities
Ineqe is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

AccessNI
Whilst a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to being appointed, as the successful candidate will be part of our schools programme, they will be required to undergo and pass enhanced vetting through AccessNI.

The AccessNI Code of Practice can be found at:

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/publications/accessni-code-practice