Lead Android Developer

Health and Fitness Startup
Stockholm, Sweden

Description

Our client created a unique platform to inspire and educate potentially millions of people how to massively improve and maintain health and quality of life. This platform provides everything needed to lose weight: simple guides, recipes, step-by-step plans. 

The company in brief:
  • Founded in 2007
  • Purpose: Empowering people everywhere to revolutionize their health
  • Mission: Make low carb simple
  • Values: Goodness, Trustworthiness, Simplicity, and Inspiration
  • Fast-growing, 100% a year on key numbers, now 20+ employees and about 20 freelancers, moderators and partners
  • 10 million visits per month on their website, making it by far the largest low-carb or keto site in the world
  • Site is available in English, Spanish and Swedish
  • No money from industry, no products for sale, no ads
  • Fully funded by the people – over 70,000 paying members (membership is optional)
  • Everything people need is available for free

Requirements

NOTE: The company is willing to consider candidates from the EU and CIS.

Must have skills:

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Android development using React Native experience
  • Experience with interfacing with GraphQL, REST and other backend APIs
  • Experience in writing automated tests for Android apps

Good to have skills:

  • Kotlin or Java experience
  • Experience with Go 
Responsibilities:

  • Last year the company released an iOS app to their users where they can browse more than 700 free and delicious low-carb and keto recipes and create customizable meal plans. There is a huge demand for an Android app. You will build the foundation and influence the technologies used for creating this. The app should have the same functionality and design language as the existing iOS app, but with a true native Android feel and user experience. 
  • You will be leading the Android app development and be part of deciding the roadmap for how we improve the app and product going forward.
  • The company grows fast and with that comes new technical challenges. You will play an important role in helping them shape the future of their tech stack. They always try to improve their development and release processes, and they want you to be part of this and share your insights.