Android Developer

  • Full-time
  • Chiasso, Switzerland
  • English
  • jetcost

Company Description

Jetcost is a metasearch website that enables users to search for and compare flights, hotels and rental cars from a range of suppliers. Jetcost websites operate in 38 countries across Europe, Asia and America. Jetcost is part of lm group, publicly traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. 

Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services

Job Description

We are recruiting for brilliant people to join and help us expand our Metasearch technology team based in Chiasso. If you are passionate about Android development - then you have come to the right place!

We are looking for brilliant people, not for a list of skills. While reading key responsibilities of the role, please consider that we value attitude more than your expertise. Are you curious and passionate about working in a constantly evolving and challenging international environment? Even if  you don’t feel to fit the role 100%, please apply: put your willingness to learn and we will grow together

Key Responsibilities

  • Participation in all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Build, maintain and deploy advanced applications for the Android platform
  • Work on new features as well as on bug fixing and improving application performance
  • Support UX designers and creative designers to develop an exceptional mobile user experience
  • Collaborate in a fast growing, international environment

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • BS degree in Computer Science or a related field / equivalent practical experience
  • Experience with native mobile development for Android
  • Experience in some of the following programming languages: Java, Kotlin
  • Solid coding chops, code design skills and grasp of software development best practices - including object-oriented design; writing modular, reusable, testable code; data structures; design patterns; concurrency; performance tuning
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills
  • Experience with Web Services integration
  • Experience with GIT
  • The quintessential teammate - great communicator, adaptable, supportive, hard working and enjoys a good laugh
  • Fluency in English

Desirable

  • Insightful opinions about mobile development
  • At least one published application on Google Play Store

What we offer

  • Working in an international, friendly environment
  • Exciting context: our apps have been downloaded by more than one million users
  • Continuous learning program with internal didactic unit
  • Possibility to join conferences around Europe for continuous improvement
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote working policy available
  • Hiring Process

Candidates for this position can generally expect a hiring process similar to the following one :

  • Qualified candidates receive feedback concerning their application from our Recruiting team
  • Candidates will be asked to attend a technical interview with one of the senior developers - usually a talk about about technical topics, experiences and analyzing possible production scenarios
  • The candidate will be asked to do an exercise at home or at our HQ office in Chiasso, depending on the outcome of the first step