Android Developer (m/f)

Job description

The COBI.bike Software Team is looking for a passionate & experienced Android Developer who is enthusiastic about connected mobility and hungry to take on app development responsibilities at our rapidly growing start-up. Our team  works full-stack across embedded, mobile (iOS & Android) and the cloud to ensure a seamless interplay of hardware and software. The candidate lives & breathes Android and will work closely not just with developers in the Software team, but also with our conceptual- and visual designers to meet the highest levels of quality and polish for the Android app that is only enabled by deep collaboration.

What connects us is a passion for cycling, digital technology and good design as well as the desire to try out new things and always question the status quo. We want to make a difference and put ourselves at the forefront of a new movement.

 

COBI.bike has established a brand new market segment, of which we are the leader. Our partners value this and want to take advantage of this. All of our marketing activities are aimed at making COBI.bike touchable and tangible. We scrutinize every action to ensure that it delivers the COBI.bike experience – whether by trying it out, listening to experiences from others or from a trusted partner. The user, rather than technology, is our key priority.

 

The ideal candidate will have a great passion for COBI.bike and execute all activities with respect to the COBI.bike brand strategy.

 

COBI.bike is based in Frankfurt am Main/Germany.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in the planning process for new app features and explore Android-specific opportunities to improve the COBI.bike experience on Android (e.g. Android Wear)

  • Plan, build and test features according to existing API- and User Interface designsOptimization of the application for maximum performance,scalability and compatibility across the Android device landscape

  • Participate in the COBI.bike App (Google Play Store) and COBI.bike SDK (Github) architecture, release and deployment lifecycle

 

Requirements

  • BS/BA in Computer Science or Software Engineering, or equivalent experience 

  • 3 years of experience with developing and debugging apps on the Android platform 

  • Experience with building adaptive layouts and fluid UI animations

  • Experience with Web Service communication, clean application architectures and Unit Tests 

  • Must be motivated, organized, and able to communicate effectively and handle several tasks at one time

  • Must have the ability to communicate complicated or difficult information clearly and diplomatically. With all levels of employees; written and verbal communications must be polished and diplomatic 

  • Must have ability to adapt, to change and be open to new ideas and taking on new responsibilities 

  • Must be adept at handling pressure and uncertainty and adjusting work plans to meet changing company/department needs 

  • Bonus: Experience with creating automated UI tests and/or Bluetooth Smart