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Senior Android Engineer



Software Engineering
Auckland, New Zealand
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

We’re on the lookout for a superstar Senior Android with plenty of hands-on experience with Kotlin. The ideal candidate will be able to take ownership of the Emerge Android project and build a solid team underneath you as you go.

Here’s what we’re looking for you to tackle:

Development & Architecture:

  • Demonstrable use of SOLID and Clean Architecture principles in mobile development
  • You write testable code and have worked on projects with proper test coverage
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies
  • Mentor and help team members

The qualifications you'll require:

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming, design patterns, and software development best practices
  • Have worked with modern Android development frameworks and know their advantages and disadvantages
  • Worked with countless RESTful APIs and know exactly how to make an app feel snappy and stateful
  • You know the difference between a good and bad app experience and what actually drives this


  • Minimum of 10 years of Android development experience with Java/Kotlin
  • Experience mentoring other developers
  • Collaboration with stakeholders
  • App(s) on the store and startup experience are nice to haves


  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related fields (or equivalent experience).

What we value:

  • Experimental mindset.
  • Is willing to get into the details and do the groundwork.
  • Can build systems and processes from the ground up.
  • Can articulate logic and decision making.
  • Is excited to work fast, effectively and cross-functionally.
  • Values diversity of thought and is willing to co-create with people from around the business.

You’ll be resilient + up for a challenge - you enjoy hard work and the thrill of chasing a massive target. Friends would say you're honest, capable and a natural high-achiever... While being down to earth.

You love your work and understand that it's also meant to be fun. You’re mature enough to deal with a high-trust environment and lots of autonomy. You're probably looking for more than just a job - and you may even be looking for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity...