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Android Developer

Posted 3 months ago


Android Developer

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!

Our core value of ‘Love Work, Love Life, Be You’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day and help us continue to grow.

We are the number one UK headquartered software provider in the UK and are forecasted to grow to a global population of over 12,000 employees by 2026.

 What are we all about?

At Access, we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from the Hospitality sector, to Manufacturing industry, to Not for Profit’s to Construction, and many more.

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business, currently helping over 60,000 customers to have the freedom to do more.


About you:

You are a dynamic, skilled developer with a passion for technology and a keen sense of pride in the work you do. You are a strong team player who thrives on close collaboration with your colleagues and takes shared ownership of the development pipeline along with the team. You are focused on delivering high-quality solutions to given times lines and are comfortable in an agile scrum environment. You are constantly seeking to improve both your skills and the skills of others and enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic company. You will work closely with server-side members of the team, contribute to planning sessions and architect technical solutions as well as guide the technical evolution of products.


Day-to-day, you will:

  • Design, develop and iteratively release quality driven software solutions following Agile methologies to meet agreed requirements and acceptance criteria using a range of languages and technologies​.
  • Write clean, self-documenting code that is well structured, well-named and easy to read​. Ensuring development starndards are established, known and followed within an agile team.
  • Actively contribute to requirement discussions and analysis, whilst taking responsibility for understanding the scope, risk and complexity of changes​, and where appropriate, provide feedback to the requirements and acceptance criteria​.
  • Analyse, identify and fix the root cause of defects throughout the various layers of an application​.
  • Identify, compartmentalise and execute refactoring where commercially/technically necessary​, with a focus on maintainability​.
  • Support the team's sprint deliverables, through proactive contribution to planning, ownership of tasks, identification of dependencies and effective management​ of risks and product security.
  • Actively promote a quality focussed approach within the team, showing ownership for quality activities and collaboration with the QA team. Prepared to test own work and that of others to ensure quality.​
  • Helps to ensure value is achieved through development by understanding customer requirements, identifying dependencies and risk, clearly communicating and escalating where appropriate.
  • Actively working with the team to take ownership in the complete life cycle of product development, from refinement to release.


Your skills and experiences might also include:

  • Expert experience using Android SDK and Android Studio
  • Strong Java or Kotlin skills plus an understanding of Unit Testing / UI Testing frameworks in general and automated testing principles
  • Android architecture components
  • Experience using Git Source Control
  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum processes
  • Offline data storage and synchronisation
  • Familiar with Firebase and Google Play/app release process
  • Practical experience developing in line with SOLID design principles
  • Experience developing Apps that integrate with RESTful Web APIs
  • Base Understanding of:
    • Microservice architecture
    • Dependency Injection
    • Knowledge of Reactive Programming, such as RxJava.
    • Room Databases
    • oAuth2 / OpenID tokens
    • Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment

What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company, and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously and we will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.

On top of a competitive salary, our standard 25 days holiday (which goes up the longer you’re with us), and a matched pension scheme you’ll also be able to choose from a range of benefits to suit you. We pride ourselves on being an organisation that gives back so you’ll also have a charity day you can take to support something that matters to you.  


At Access we’re all about helping everyone Love Work and Love Life. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves. So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t match perfectly, we’d still love to hear from you. You might just be who we are looking for.

We love the fact that we’re all different. We believe by having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it’s just more fun!

What’s holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family!

Love Work. Love Life. Be You.