Android Technical Lead

Barclays ,
Manchester, Greater Manchester


Job Description

Job Title Android Technical Lead Location Manchester City Centre Channels Engineering has more than 1000 employees and is responsible for delivering a seamless, end-to-end technology solution to its clients, supporting the vision and strategy for Technology & Operations across Barclays. Our mandate is to drive digital simplification and mass automation for our customers & colleagues, enabled by a relentless commitment to a number of key priorities: simplify our technology estate, optimize the way we work, automate customer and colleague journeys, standardize and automate our controls and drive the digital strategy. As an Android Lead Engineer, you'll be working on the leading Barclays Mobile Banking application defining technical strategies, shipping new features and help maintain code quality for application development. You'll be part of a team that highly value career development and support career growth by encouraging skill building by working collaboratively with respected SME's in the industry who have worked with various cutting edge technologies. What will you be doing? Working on the leading Barclays Mobile Banking application defining technical strategies to provide business solutions Ensuring the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications Collaborating with a solution team to define, design, and ship new features Helping to maintain code quality, standard and design principles for application development Implementing complex user interfaces and navigation flows Working with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services Collaborating and communicating with other developers to build efficient technical solutions Managing all software engineering quality standards / benchmarks What we're looking for: Experience of delivering Android development Ideally JAVA focused Exposure of driving a domain or area as a Technical Lead is key A passion to build your skill set further as you'll be encouraged to work on cutting edge technologies Skills that will help you in the role: Knowledge of low-level C-based libraries is preferred Where will you be working? Barclays Digital, Manchester: Where the best meet to build careers full of scope, variety and reward. Creating the technical solutions that meet today's demands, answer tomorrow's questions, and redefines the future of finance. Our Digital office is based in the heart of Spinningfields: we're close by to shops, restaurants, bars; as well as having good transport links to towns and cities across the North West. Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details. Our Values Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it. Our Diversity We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals. Our Benefits Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us. Employment Type: Permanent