Senior Android Developer

IRL02 Tyco Ireland

Who we are  

Since 2022, Cork has been chosen as the center of Excellence for Fire Detection Connected Services. This is due to the success of innovative products built by the team in Cork. One such project is Xaap, a mobile and web-based application. Xaap provides building inspection reporting in a single, centralized platform for tracking, maintaining, and reporting building
system compliance. 

For 6 years facility managers and their teams have used the Xaap compliance reporting software to test nearly 84 million individual building devices, including fire alarms, extinguishers, security devices, sprinklers, and other systems across North America. Xaap has helped these customers identify more 1 million deficiencies within their building systems, uncovering many opportunities to improve building safety and compliance and save lives.

But we didn’t stop there... the next step in our journey is currently underway with new projects and innovations being built in Cork.
What you will do 

Reporting to the Software Engineering Manager based in Cork, as a Senior Android Developer you will act as an engineer for the Fire Detection Group. You will be a key player in the development, architecture, maintenance and technical direction for multiple Android projects.  You will be part of a growing cross functional team of Mobile, Web, Embedded, UI/UX engineers and product owners.

If you love mobile development, then this is the team for you. 
How you will do it 

  • Write well designed, testable, and efficient code for Android.

  • Participate in code reviews across multiple projects.

  • Contribute to the full development life cycle from inception through testing.

  • Gather and define specifications and requirements based on technical needs.

  • Work independently and collaboratively in a geographically distributed team.

  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance.

  • Contribute to using development tools, CI, source control and task tracking system.

  • Cultivate a positive attitude and willingness to take on new tasks as they arise.

  • Work closely with our Product Owners and Embedded, Mobile, Web and Cloud

  • Engineering teams. 

What we look for 

  • 5+ years Android Development.

  • Strong experience in both Kotlin and Java programming languages.

  • Deep knowledge of the Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal

  • with different screen sizes and device fragmentation.

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical teams.

  • Experience writing unit tests to cover all features / work being done.

  • Awareness of 3rd party libraries used for common tasks.

  • Experience with offline storage, multi-threading and performance tuning.

  • Comfortable performing code reviews, coaching, and mentoring engineers

  • Comfortable working in an agile development environment. 

  • Write clean code.

  • Comfortable writing documentation.

  • You stay up to date with the latest mobile best practices.

  • You’re able to work in a team and open to feedback from team members.

  • Excellent debugging skills. 

Preferred Qualifications 

Bachelor of Science degree in Computer science, Engineering, or related technical field  

 Nice To Have 

  • Experience with MQTT or AMQP communication protocols.

  • Experience with writing custom SDKs.

  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Automation with Jenkins.

  • Experience with Jetpack Compose.

  • Experience with non-native mobile development (REACT/ Xamarin). 

Why join Connected Fire Services? 

  • Welcoming, collaborative and connected work culture.

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for information, support, discussion, and counseling for life’s challenges MacBook Pro is regularly refreshed.

  • Flexible work hours.

  • Hybrid Working. 1-3 days in the office per week. (10am to 2pm)

  • Health Care.

  • Pension matching.

  • Competitive Salary with a yearly review.

  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career.

  • Various clubs and activities available on site in Cork.

  • Modern mobile stack. 

Our Stack 
Not limited to:

  • 100% Kotlin Codebase

  • Android Architecture Components, MVVM, Clean Architecture.

  • Firebase.

  • Jenkins. 





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