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Android Developer



Role Overview

We are looking for a talented and motivated Android Developer, with a strong analytical background and who enjoys solving complex problems. Our mobile applications are a key component of our medical devices as they are the main interface between the user and our wearable acoustic sensor. Through your work developing our apps, you will be responsible for bringing these two sides together in a product that is not only engaging and easy to use, but also provides the high performance our system requires. You will be involved in all stages of development of the apps, from initial planning to ultimate release and everything in between. You will be participating in new and exciting projects, working closely with our team of experienced researchers/engineers, to help us achieve our mission of improving the lives of millions of people around the world.

What you will do

  • Develop easy to use, highly optimised and scalable Android applications, including UI, back-end logic.
  • Integrate the mobile app with our innovative acoustic sensor focusing on reliable wireless communication technologies.
  • Integrate the mobile app and cloud data platform APIs.
  • Design and implement technical solutions to maintain and improve the Android application.
  • Collaborate with our team of back-end developers, embedded engineers and product designers to understand requirements to work on new and exciting features.
  • Define, document and implement comprehensive unit and functional tests for each one of the app components.
  • Write code following the IEC62304 based software development lifecycle.
  • Challenge yourself and others, learn new technologies, and have fun!

What you should bring to Acurable

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics.
  • Strong knowledge of Kotlin and native Android app development.
  • Strong understanding of design patterns and Object Oriented Programming.
  • Strong interest in UX/UI, with a focus on easiness of use and accessibility. Solid knowledge of Android UI/UX design principles, patterns and best practices.
  • Understand the nuances of fragments and Android XML layouts, and how to create adaptive interfaces that work for multiple device form factors.
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to backend services.
  • Knowledge of Firebase, Android Jetpack and Hilt.
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning.
  • Experience of using BLE for wireless communication.
  • Understanding of build processes and CI tooling.
  • Experience with version control tools such as Git.
  • Familiarity with writing unit and UI tests.
  • Experience with mobile development issues related to performance optimisation, caching, security, native components / SDKs and compatibility on low budget phones (eg: Android 6.0).
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Creativity in finding solutions, attention to detail, a good understanding of technology and, most of all, a desire to learn new things.

Why you should apply

  • We provide a fun and entrepreneurial work environment within an exciting high-growth business, where you will use your skills to make a real difference to the lives of millions of people.
  • You will be joining an experienced and extremely talented team, who will help you grow professionally by providing valuable mentoring and development opportunities.
  • We offer a very competitive remuneration package, flexible hours, option to work from sunny Seville for a few weeks every year, generous holiday allowance, regular social events, UK visa sponsorship… and many other perks we continue adding as the company grows.
  • We put time and care into finding passionate, committed people, who look out for each other and are prepared to go the extra mile to help Acurable achieve our mission. If that sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, we can’t wait to hear from you.

Position details

  • Location: Post-Covid, you’ll be based at the company headquarters in London, but still with the option to work remotely as and when required.
  • Team: Join a team of 8 developers.
  • Compensation: Competitive salary based on experience.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your CV to careers@acurable.com with the subject “Application - Android Developer”, including an introduction about why you want to join our company, why you think you are the right candidate for the position, your salary expectations and current location. You can view our recruitment privacy policy here.

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About Acurable

Acurable is a fast-growing, venture backed MedTech start-up with offices in London and Seville. We create accurate and user-friendly wearable medical devices intended to be used by patients at home.

Our award-winning, patented technology enables for the first time the automated diagnosis and management of respiratory conditions. It is the product of more than 10 years’ research at Imperial College London by Acurable’s founder, Professor Esther Rodriguez Villegas, and has been recognised as a breakthrough in respiratory medicine, winning some of the most respected awards in the industry, among them XPrize and several Innovate UK grants.

Our first product, AcuPebble SA100, is the first medical device in the world to obtain the CE mark for the automated diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea at home. Meanwhile we continue our research to develop new products that will fundamentally improve the lives of millions of people suffering from serious chronic conditions such as COPD, Asthma and Epilepsy.

We’re a small but fast-growing team with big ambitions. To achieve them, we’re building a team of exceptional people who are inspired by our vision, share our values, and who have the attitude and skills required to help Acurable succeed. In return, we provide a fun and entrepreneurial working environment within an exciting business where you can make a huge difference to the life of millions of people worldwide.


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