Senior Android Engineer at Xero

Development, Permanent, Brisbane, AU brisbane engineering full-time
Posted a month ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

About the role

You will develop software for mobile products on the Android Development platform. You’ll continually drive delivery and continuous product improvement.

Every day will bring different challenges, but the key areas of your job will be to develop a deep understanding of the business domain that will help the team to build quality software and deliver customer.

You'll work closely with a collaborate team to prototype, build, and test high quality apps; Identifying shortcomings in current technology / architecture and recommend solutions.
We're looking for people who relish the chance to help grow those around them, through constructive input into architectural decisions and technical guidance & mentoring to other developers; Staying up to date and keeping a finger on the pulse of Google & Android's ever-evolving development technologies, identifying and promoting opportunities to make use of these technologies within the mobile team.

What you'll bring with you

  • Technical excellence in software engineering, including SOLID principles, XP/pairing, TDD, domain driven design
  • High coding standards and an emphasis on unit testing
  • Experience in developing software that is secure, performant and scalable
  • Experience with agile methodologies
  • Experience using and keeping up with latest Android development trends
  • Kotlin and Java proficiency
  • Knowledge and experience working with MVVM and clean architecture environments
  • Passion for building positive team culture
  • Open communication style
  • Building effective relationships
  • An eye for detail and passion for good UI/UX
  • This will be a mostly remote role, what does that mean for you and what are the expectations for the team and Xero? 

    We need people who are strong, open, and effective communicators with a high reliance on documentation; 
    We need people who are enthusiastic motivators, who understand the mental challenges of being a remote worker; 
    We need people to take accountability for maintaining ways of working and a strong team social culture whilst not being in the same physical space; 
    We need people who are open to semi-regular travel to a common location at least once a quarter, and our product hub in Melbourne for major events.

    If this sounds like you, let’s chat!

    Why Xero?

    At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.  

    Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.