Lead Android Developer Contract

Job Title: Lead Android Developer Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £500 - £650 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DK-ADAPR2018
Contact Name: Dagmara Kukla
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2018 10:19

Job Description

Lead Android Developer

Green-field project

6 months contract based in Central/West London

up to 650/day

Handle is working with a Global TV network to help them find a Lead Android Developer. In this initial 6 months contract, your role will focus on the creation of new world-class features of a bespoke built VoD platform. This is a Lead role so you will have to have experience in both leading a team and product architecture. It's a long-term project so there is a high chance that the contract will be extended multiple times.


  • Architecture and programming for mobile applications for Android devices, both phones and tablets. for a high usability native VoD platform.
  • Leading a team of senior mobile developers using creative thinking & abstract, technical problem-solving.
  • Participation in software design, estimation of development tasks, testing, QA process, pair programming,
    troubleshooting & code debugging and testing.


  • Extensive experience with VoD or OTT or any video or streaming tech.
  • Few years of Android development with including Android SDK, Java and Android Studio
  • At least 6 months in a Lead role on a large platform project.
  • RxJava (RxJava2 ideal), Dagger (Dagger2)
  • Any commercial experience with Kotlin highly desirable
  • Comfortable dealing with API's and utilising REST / JSON interfaces
  • Knowledge of development methodologies & processes ( Agile / Waterfall etc )
  • Knowledge & appreciation of UX processes
  • Experience with Continuous Integration, CD, Git and version control
  • Unit testing and TDD
  • Playstore procedures


  • Experience with server-side software development technologies, e.g. C/C++, Java,
  • UX or IA experience.
  • Experience with client-side web technologies e.g. HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery

APPLY NOW OR CONTACT Dagmara Kukla via LinkedIn

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.