Android Developer - Small Company, Big Opportunities

Conker Group - Nottingham, UK

About this job

Job type: Permanent (UK based applicants only)

Industry: Mobile applications

Experience level: Senior

Company size: 10 - 20 people

Role: Android Developer

Company type: Private


Required: Kotlin | Android SDK | JSON/REST APIs | Offline Storage & Background Synchronisation | SQL Database

Desirable: Location Services | Camera API | Mapping

Job description

We are looking for a dynamic and innovative Android Developer with experience and fresh ideas to join our fast-growing team. We are a forward-thinking organisation with enormous passion and drive for creating and delivering beautiful web and mobile apps for our customers.

You will work alongside our existing talent to create new apps to complement our existing products. You will be a part of a collaborative group of developers who are adept and skilled at solving complex problems. You will work closely with our in-house designers, project managers and our testing team as a whole.

The successful applicant for this position will play the leading role in creating the Android apps to partner our current iOS offerings.

The role:

  • Deliver highly functional, user-friendly, performant applications
  • Maintain and improve coding standards
  • Write clean code and participate in the entire application lifecycle, working on coding and debugging
  • Create thorough code documentation
  • Participate in peer reviews
  • Contribute to the writing of functional requirement documents and guides
  • Support troubleshooting and debugging of applications, working with our testing team to optimise application performance
  • Work with the designers to realise and deliver the customers vision
  • Build reusable code and libraries

Skills & requirements

  • 2+ years history of experience developing Android applications
  • Demonstrable experience of coding in Kotlin
  • Ability to build fully responsive customised UI
  • Perform background tasks
  • Experience of storing data offline e.g SQLLite, FirebaseDatabase, Realm, Shared preferences
  • Familiarity with using Google Developer Console and Play Store distribution
  • Use of a crash reporting solution e.g Fabric io Crashlytics
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Have successfully launched a project from scratch

Bonus points:

  • Cross-platform experience
  • Experience of other languages i.e. Swift and ObjectiveC
  • Experience of writing background synchronisation

About Conker Group:

You’ll find us at We’re ambitious, innovative and creative, and we strive to make our employees and customers happy! At the present time, we have over 50 Apps in daily use across the globe, with big plans for Android apps in 2020. Your dedication and contribution could make a big impact. If you like the sound of this, and you have the required skills/experience, please apply now.


  • Gym/Fitness allowance
  • Holidays - plus, you don’t work on your birthday :)
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Income Replacement Scheme
  • Parental Benefits
  • Annual Sight Tests


Tell us what you are worth. We offer top-end salaries for the right skills and attitude. And of course biscuits, biscuits, and more biscuits.

Ts & Cs:

Conker Group promotes a healthy lifestyle, this is reflected in our Gym/Fitness allowance for all employees. We encourage all of our employees to take care of all aspects of their health and habits that support this.

Sorry, we are not looking to work with agencies.