Senior Android Software Engineer

About Us

On the Beach is a technology driven travel company and so are our people. We're united in our mission to become Europe's leading online retailer of beach holidays and are bringing innovative technology to the heart of the city, so join us now! Our award-winning team has relocated to a brand new multi-million pound Manchester Digital HQ and we are looking for passionate, experienced and like-minded tech enthusiasts to join our journey.

About You

We're looking for someone with strong technical skills and experience of leading an Android team. This is a hands-on role which will involve mentoring junior engineers and driving technical changes. Excellent communication skills are a must as this job requires dealing with not just fellow engineers, but the product team who we work closely with and the wider company. Switching between different mobile platforms should be natural to you and some experience with web technologies is important.

Experience in monitoring production environments, diagnosing live issues and prioritising technical needs vs the product backlog is essential. On top of this you'll have strong experience in TDD/unit testing and can lead mob/group learning sessions with confidence.

Seeing features from an idea through to deployment on the Play store is another skill you'll need to possess, along with a track record of managing automated CI/CD pipelines.

The Opportunity

We are building the future of travel and we want you to be part of it. You will be joining our existing Apps team to help build the next generation of On the Beach’s mobile applications. You will be joining a team of skilled and experienced Android and iOS developers and becoming part of one of the UK's most progressive, talented and successful application development teams. You will also have the opportunity and support to develop your Android skills by learning about the many open source languages and technologies On the Beach deploys. 

This is the PLACE…

We believe in maintaining a positive work/life balance, so to help out, we offer flexible working, discounts on local amenities (including gym membership and restaurants) a subsidised coffee shop and a free bar - stocked with an enviable selection provided by some of Manchester’s finest breweries - to close out R&D time on a Friday afternoon.  To help you find the time to really relax (as well as helping you become a genuine beach expert) we offer generous staff discounts for your family and friends on our fantastic beach holidays. On top of this we offer Cycle to work Scheme, Simply Health Optimise Health Plan, discounted train and tram tickets, Share Incentive Plan, workplace pension, training and development, conferences, social events, enhanced maternity/paternity pay...the list goes on.

And YES…

We do have hammocks!

Get in touch!

Whether it's a tour of our state-of-the-art new offices, an informal chat about one of our roles, or you just want to find out more about the team, apply today! Finally, have a look at our tech stack -

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, and sexual orientation.

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