Overview

Why us?

🇪🇺 Up to 84k EUR per year, full time contractor contract
🇬🇧 Up to £75k per year, full time employment contract
🌎 Edinburgh office or fully remote working from anywhere in Europe!
✨ Exciting high growth product, relied on by leading global brands, particularly within sports
💻 Working with the latest hardware, tech stack and tools
🏋️‍♀️ Access to benefits (country dependent 🌎)

Summary

Storyteller is a platform that allows brands to integrate Stories functionality into their apps and websites. The platform is in use by multiple global brands serving millions of users. Check us out on our website or on ProductHunt!

We’re looking for an amazing Senior Android Developer to join our growing team and help push this product on to the next 100 million users.

You’ll be working with a friendly, talented team and have the opportunity to grow and lead both technically and in managing others. If the idea of a fast-paced, dynamic role with tonnes of opportunity for change, responsibility and innovation sounds exciting to you, then read on!

About us

Storyteller is a high growth B2B SaaS platform, which allows companies to integrate Stories into their owned and operated platforms. Popularized by Instagram and Snapchat, Stories are perfectly suited for boosting user engagement, audience retention, and driving advertising revenue.

For customers, building their own stories experience can take years and a lot of investment however Storyteller has solved this by allowing companies to integrate in days, not years all for one monthly cost. Our end‑to‑end platform gives companies a best‑in‑class Stories experience in days with native iOS, Android, and Web SDKs, publishing tools, analytics, and ad support.

We work with globally-recognised clients in US TV and Sports industries. Every day we produce work that is innovative, challenging, and enjoyed by millions of people!

Responsibilities

What can you expect?

  • Responsible for improving internal technical practise and processes, including identifying relevant, new technologies

  • Leading projects from conception to completion

  • Understanding business objectives and how to fulfil them

  • A standard-bearer and example for code quality in the company

  • Executing tasks proactively with no brief

  • Working with other team leads to ensure company-wide cohesion and efficiency

  • Working with non-technical team members to increase the overall technical output of the company

  • Providing technical guidance to less experienced developers

  • Liaising with project management colleagues when technical input is required

  • Learning, utilising and improving our DevOps processes and tools to enable rapid delivery

  • Eliminating technical debt

  • Fixing emergency software defects and sharing what was learned from the failure

  • Helping to define the technical architecture for productsProducing software reused by developers by contributing to our SDK

Eventually, we’d like you to: 

  • Take full responsibility for the output of a development team

  • Be responsible for quality of team via reviewing/feedback, mentoring and recruiting

  • Define success and how it will be measured, creating plans and roadmaps as needed

  • Prioritise team members’ workload

  • Lead on client communication and delivery where required

Qualifications

What’s important to us:

  • At least 5 years of experience in Android development using Kotlin Experience in using Dagger2 / DI frameworks in general

  • Experience with Compose and XML Views

  • Experience using ViewModels, Coroutines, Flows

  • Good knowledge of modern Android architectures (MVVM, MVI)

  • Experience using Git, Gradle, kts

  • Experience with Unit Testing / Testing frameworks in general

  • Good, practical knowledge of English in speech and writing

  • Open mind and willingness to learn

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

What’s nice to have:

  • Experience in iOS development

  • Experience in creating and maintaining SDK

  • Self-published apps in Google Play

  • A University Degree in Computer Science (or a related discipline)

  • Experience using Continuous Integration / Deployment

  • Experience using Good OO practices

  • Contributed to Open-Source projects

  • An active Github profile

Your Working Environment

Modern Tech Stack

We use the latest tools, hardware and methodologies across our teams.  We’re always on the look-out for new ways of working and ensure everyone is setup with enough hardware firepower to excel, Windows or Mac.

Agility & Openness for Ideas  

We actively encourage the entire team to share their ideas, with that in mind we regularly adopt and implement suggestions across the company, you’re the specialist here!

Operating with the agility of a high growth start-up, alongside the support you can expect from a larger organisation means we encourage quick decision making and a responsive, adaptive culture.

Outstanding People

We believe that great teams are built by a mixture of personality, skills and a passion for what people do. We’re a small, start-up team with around 40 people onboard.

Flexibility 

We’re a remote-first company and support 100% remote working for this role. We have flexible working hours so we start our day between 8am and 11am.

Joining us means becoming an integral part of the whole team no matter where we’re physically working, we have a number of initiatives to create a team environment regardless of geographic location.

Payment

💷 Up to £75,000 per year on a full time, employment contract, depending on experience and skills.

💶 Up to 84,000 EUR per year (or local currency equivalent) full-time contractor contract, depending on experience and skills.

Contract

UK – Full time employment contract – fully remote working from anywhere in the UK!

EU – Full time contractor contract – fully remote working from anywhere in Europe!

Recruitment Process

First, you will be invited for a 30-minute pre-interview via MS Teams. We usually ask about your previous experience, future career path and motivation for changing your job.

Secondly, we will invite you to a technical interview (60 minutes via MS Teams). During the meeting, Filip, our Head of Mobile, and Abdelraouf, our Senior Android Developer, will provide you with more details about our projects and working in our team whilst also finding out about your technical capabilities, plus answer all your questions.

The next step is a technical task, followed by the final interview (30 minutes) with Dave, our CTO, Abdelraouf and Filip – it’s a mix of technical and culture-fit questions.

And that’s it!

Tagged as: 5+ Years, Android, Git, kotlin