Software Engineer Specialist: Android
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1d ago

About this role

  • To provide expert level, hands on Native Application design and development leadership across multiple systems in the Digital Engineering area with specific responsibility to ensure that solutions are designed to meet the business and customer needs, matching expectations for quality and reliability.
  • To participate in the delivery and implementation of both in-house and external solutions via Agile delivery to ensure solutions are compliant with the design and development standards and are fit-for-purpose.
  • To support the achievement of team service level targets by owning the completion of all assigned work requests, including testing, quality checking and delivering all assigned tasks within the agreed time-scales.
  • To maximise the business potential of BT / EE apps and sites as the most efficient sales and service channel. This will be demonstrated through efficiency and quality of coding, and in harnessing new internet and app technologies.
  • You'll have the following responsibilities

  • Write code from an approved requirement and design in accordance with the expected delivery timeframe and associated quality standards
  • Write unit tests and other automated tests
  • Peer review software written by team members
  • Contribute to tribe improvement initiatives
  • Contribute to tribe ceremonies (stand-up, sprint planning, demo, retrospective)
  • Drive forward items from the tribe improvement initiatives
  • Contribute to technical direction and strategy of the tribe
  • Coach and mentor junior members of the team
  • Contribute to technical responses of impact assessments for business propositions
  • Investigation and resolution of production incidents
  • Deliver tooling improvements for the delivery pipeline
  • Technical design of solutions to business requirements
  • Engage / influence the roadmap of our vendors’ product
  • Contribute to internal and external conferences / meetups
  • You'll have the following skills & experience

  • Ability to successfully collaborate as part of an Agile development team.
  • Good communication skills - written and verbal
  • Ability to contribute to ongoing process improvement activities in the team and look for ways to make a difference.
  • Communication of complicated technical requirements to the business leaders and project teams in non-technical language.
  • Communication of technical requirements within project teams.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to engineer solutions to business requirements.
  • Good interpersonal and teamworking skills.
  • Ability to manage their own time and assist others to meet sprint commitments in terms of functionality delivered.
  • Have 3 or more years commercial knowledge / experience of at least one of iOS or Android development, and ideally some knowledge of the other.
  • Experience of working within a true DevOps’ environment, involving automated testing, continuous delivery practices and a high level of collaboration
  • Experience of using Jenkins and tools such as JIRA, Confluence and Bitbucket
  • Experience of a range of relevant technical languages from Objective C and Swift to Android (Java) and Kotlin development
  • Software design and development experience integrated with web services. Experience with RESTful Services advantageous.
  • Have a good level of knowledge / experience of Agile software development, and supporting best practices : TDD, Pair Programming etc.
  • Have a good knowledge of unit testing frameworks and supporting technologies.
  • Why BT Digital?

    Community culture we’re bringing people from a wide range of backgrounds together to create a culture where everyone can be their best.

    Our colleagues lead the way on wellbeing, diversity and inclusion, making sure everybody feels supported and valued. Be part of our community.

    Flexible lifestyle we understand you’ll have commitments outside work. Tailor your working hours to find a work-life balance that suits you.

    Endless opportunities our unrivalled professional development programmes are available to all our colleagues. Build a career you’re passionate about.

    Top-of-the-range tech we’ve invested in brilliant new buildings and the technology to go with it. You’ll have all the tools you need to connect, create and innovate.

    Bright future our agile approach means we’re more collaborative and dynamic than ever. We’ve reset what it means to work at BT.

    Join us as we build our digital future.

    Package includes : Competitive Salary

    Competitive Salary

    10% annual salary bonus

    10% Employer Pension Contribution

    Free BT TV Sport

    Plenty of fringe benefits from health and fitness to car insurance

    About BT

    BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.

    We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission.

    Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.

    So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about

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