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Android Engineer

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    Full-time
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Software Engineering
  • London
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AI generated summary

  • You need 2 years exp in Kotlin & Jetpack Compose, understand Clean Architecture & MVVM, use version control & CI/CD, stay updated on tech, & have an optimistic, collaborative mindset.
  • You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and maintain features for our Android app, ensuring a seamless user experience and contributing to our innovative engineering culture.

Requirements

  • Are proficient in Kotlin and Jetpack Compose and have basic knowledge about XML, gained through around 2 years experience.
  • Have a quality mindset and a passion for writing clean code while also keeping an eye for opportunities for improvements.
  • Have used approaches such as Clean Architecture or MVVM before. You understand the reason behind the architecture and when to apply it.
  • Understand the importance of practices such as version control and CI/CD, and have used industry-recognized tools to follow them.
  • Have an optimistic attitude - you overcome setbacks and obstacles and inspire and motivate those around you too.
  • Take a collaborative, data-driven, and experimental approach to solving complex problems, and demonstrate the ability to foster this mindset in your colleagues.
  • Are keen to learn and stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and value sharing your knowledge with your peers
  • It would be great if you also have:
  • Some basic knowledge of Java.
  • Some knowledge about testing and creating testable code.
  • Some knowledge of dependency injection.
  • Experience working on an e-commerce app

Responsibilities

  • You’ll play an active role in delivering the roadmap for the Apps squad and be a key part of our Engineering team.
  • Collaborating with other engineers, designers, product managers, and stakeholders as you work together to scope out what to build and how.
  • Owning feature development from ideation through to production release and ongoing maintenance, using an iterative approach to validate ideas and learn.
  • Being a part of our supportive engineering culture as you learn more, and grow your career, within Bloom & Wild Engineering

Application Process

  • Chat with Billy, our Senior Talent Manager for tech - to discuss our role and learn a bit more about your skills and background and how we might match your career & development goals.
  • A take home technical task
  • Interview with Aleksandar Penev, Engineering Manager for the Apps squad with Matteo or Paulo, our Android devs to get into more of the detail
  • Interview with Kate and Gabe from our Product team
  • Final chat with Kev, from our Tech leadership team.

FAQs

What technologies does the Android Engineer at Bloom & Wild work with?

The Android Engineer at Bloom & Wild works with Kotlin, Jetpack Compose, XML, and has some basic knowledge of Java. They also work with approaches such as Clean Architecture or MVVM, version control, CI/CD tools, and industry-recognized testing tools.

What is the company culture like at Bloom & Wild?

Bloom & Wild prides itself on creating a diverse and inclusive team where everyone has the freedom to give their opinion, grow in their career, and be part of a caring and inclusive environment. They value different backgrounds, perspectives, ideas, and experiences, and encourage collaboration and learning within the team.

What is the interview process like for the Android Engineer position at Bloom & Wild?

The interview process for the Android Engineer position at Bloom & Wild involves a chat with the Senior Talent Manager for tech, a take-home technical task, interviews with the Engineering Manager and Android developers, interviews with the Product team, and a final chat with the Tech leadership team. The company aims to make the interview experience positive and informative for both the candidate and the hiring team.

What benefits and perks are offered to employees at Bloom & Wild?

Bloom & Wild offers a range of benefits and perks to employees, including flexible working hours, work abroad opportunities, equity options, enhanced family leave policies, workplace nursery schemes, volunteer days, health and wellbeing support, financial wellbeing support, growth and development opportunities, and social and wellbeing events. Employees also receive holidays, flexible bank holidays, and discounts on products and subscriptions.

Europe's #1 online flower company, home to the Bloom & WIld, bloomon and Bergamotte brands, trading across 8 countries

Retail & Consumer Goods
Industry
201-500
Employees
2013
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Bloom & Wild is re-inventing the $60B global flower industry. Over a billion flower exchanges take place every year and industry satisfaction levels are low. Driven by our core belief that you can never care too much or be too thoughtful, we do things a little differently. From inventing letterbox flowers to founding The Thoughtful Marketing Movement. And we’ve seen impressive traction to date. We are Europe’s largest direct to consumer flower company. As the inventor of letterbox flowers, Bloom & Wild is powered by great ideas that are rooted in continuously improving the experience for our customers. On a mission to make sending and receiving flowers the joy it should be for both the sender and the recipient, we promise beautiful, brilliantly-designed letterbox surprises and make-a-statement bouquets. Our flowers are sent as the freshest buds, carefully packed and ready to bloom for arrangements that last. The result is almost 60k five star reviews and the status of the UK’s most-loved online florist. Since launching in 2013 we’ve raised £126m of venture capital and private equity funding from investors including General Catalyst, Index Ventures, Burda Principal Investments and MMC Ventures. We’ve been named one of the 5 fastest growing tech companies in Europe and are alumni of Tech Nation’s Future Fifty. We were also one of the Sunday Times Top 100 Small Companies to Work For 2020. We’ve got a brilliant ideas-led innovation culture. And we’re looking for people from all backgrounds to help drive our next exciting stage of growth. If you’re interested in joining us, please take a look at our open roles on our jobs tab. Bloom & Wild acquired bloomon in April 2021 and Bergamotte in July 2021, cementing our position as Europe's leading online flower company. Together, we are active in 8 countries. We are home to a family of 3 strong brands, Bloom & Wild, bloomon and Bergamotte.