Android Developer

  • Job ID: 007787
  • Location: Leeds, UK, LS1 8EQ
  • Job type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Salary: Up to £55,000 Dependent on Experience + Bonus & Benefits

We are thrilled to offer a superb opportunity for an Android Developer to join our growing Mobile App team. In this role you’ll create engaging and user-friendly mobile experiences using native technologies. As we continue to grow, we are excited to welcome new team members who share our passion for delivering the best possible experiences to our diverse range of customers.

Our team culture is built on collaboration and inclusivity. We value individuality and strive to create a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive. And, if you’ll go the extra mile to help our members & customers, you’ll fit right in and feel like you belong here.

This is a hybrid role; remote working and some onsite presence in our Central Leeds offices, approximately twice a quarter.

About the role

As Android Developer, you’ll have the opportunity to -

  • Design and code innovative & engaging digital mobile experiences to support corporate sales targets, KPI’s and other business requirements, from taking an initial brief through to final implementation of the app

  • Code engaging user interfaces using native technologies to improve customer experience

  • Build and deploy mobile applications to accommodate all changes required by the business

  • Provide best practice advice on native pattern & development into the user-led design workshops and end to end journeys

  • Liaise with the business to identify, specify and document development requirements

  • Help define the software architecture of new features for existing apps and future apps

  • Create effective information architecture models; defining the relationship between the mobile app navigation, device functionality and services the app integrates with, ensuring that this matches customer journeys to drive agreed digital outcome

About you

You will have a proven track record as an Android Developer or be ready for that next step up to the role! What will you bring to the role?

  • Good understanding of Android platform with a good proficiency in Kotlin

  • Past experience of releasing a mobile app to Google Play

  • Have a quality led development focus, utilising version control, unit testing, UI testing and CI/CD. Ideally Git, Espresso, CircleCI.

  • Understanding of RESTful APIs to connect to mobile applications to back-end services

  • Understanding of architectural patterns such as MVVM and clean architecture

About us

At YBS we don’t have shareholders, we have members. We care about people and that includes you. So here, you’ll be respected for who you are, you’ll be able to bring your whole self to work, and you’ll have everything you need to build a long and rewarding career.

Flexibility. We offer a range of flexible working options without unsocial hours, which can help you find a healthy work-life balance. Whether it’s finishing early for an appointment or fitting your studies and hobbies in around your working hours, we can help make it work for you.

Development. We want you to feel challenged here. Whatever your ambitions, we’re committed to helping you develop your skills and move ahead in your career journey. From day one, we’ll set you up for success with a brilliant induction and full training plan, all designed to get you up to speed quickly.

Inclusivity. We’re passionate about creating an inclusive environment where everyone is welcome and able to be themselves. If you’ll go the extra mile to help our members, you’ll fit right in and feel you belong here.

About our Benefits

We offer lots of fantastic rewards that you can make the most of in and out of work, including:#

  • Holiday. You’ll get 25 days plus Bank Holidays, as well as the option to buy up to a further 5 days.

  • Bonus. At YBS we work collaboratively and share in our success together, so when we reach our goals were all rewarded with an on target bonus of 7% of eligible pay (with the opportunity to earn up to a maximum 15%).

  • Pension. We know how important it is to save towards the future, that’s why we’ll contribute up 11% into your YBS pension.

  • Healthcare. Health and wellbeing are an important part of life at YBS, when you join us you’ll have access to a range of health benefits to suit your life including private medical insurance, dental and healthcare plans.

  • My Benefits. When you join YBS you’ll have access to our self-service benefits portal, where you can access a range of retail, hospitality and health discounts.

Ready to apply?

If you’re excited about this role and want to be part of the YBS team, apply now to send us your application.

Want more information?

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Mike Peel on

Please note applications are reviewed frequently therefore this role may close prior to the advertised closing date

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