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REQ ID: 87789
JOB TITLE: Senior Android Developer
SALARY: Competitive 
LOCATION: Manchester

Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.





The JLR Mobile development team is looking for great and passionate Android developers who will be able to aid in the delivery, support and maintenance of top-quality mobile products to a global userbase. These products will be developed using Kotlin and will target a variety of Google platforms and app targets.


  • Full time native Android/Kotlin/Java developer working out of our Manchester office.
  • Collaborate directly with product management, design, QA and engineering to define and implement new and innovative solutions for the road ahead.
  • Develop products that communicate either directly or indirectly with existing Jaguar Land Rover vehicles to provide compelling user experiences.
  • Work on both new and existing products whose codebases encompass a variety of technologies and implementation methods.



Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Developing robust, high quality native Android apps and frameworks written in Kotlin.
  • Working as a member of an agile team, in both Scrum and Kanban environments, contributing to team ceremonies and planning.
  • Working closely with our UI/UX teams to implement high quality mobile first designs that feel native to the Android platform.
  • Maintain quality and performance of in-development and released products through bug fixing, peer reviews, automated testing and documentation.
  • Improving your own skills and understanding of mobile development by working alongside senior developers, taking on responsibilities, and questioning existing standards and practices.





  • Experience of developing production Android apps in Kotlin or Java
  • An understanding of modern app architectures such as MVP or MVVM and the use of dependency managers.
  • Solid experience with Google’s Android Studio IDE, and a familiarity with defining interfaces.
  • Ability to work with Git, CI Systems and management tools such as JIRA.
  • Desirable
  • Experience with HTTP and RESTful APIs, with an understanding of socket communication.
  • An understanding of Test-Driven Development.
  • An aptitude for problem solving and an openness to learning new skills and technologies.





Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 


Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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