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Xamarin Developer

Tech | London, United Kingdom | Full Time

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

About Us:

Runpath (www.Runpath.com) is a fast growing, independent, London based, technology company.  We are passionate about delivering high quality products and outstanding digital experiences for our users.  We service clients including Compare The Market, GoCompare, Which?, Confused.com. Yahoo!, AOL, MSN, BT and many more.  

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Xamarin Developer (iOS/Android) to join our team here at Runpath. 

As a member of our highly experienced technical team you will be helping to deliver cutting edge solutions for a variety of internal and external clients. Specifically, as a Xamarin Developer (iOS/Android) you’ll have a passion for building responsive mobile applications. Ultimately, we’re after someone who is flexible, a fast learner, loves to solve problems and enjoys getting products to market. This role is new to Runpath so we are looking for someone who is excited about taking the lead on our mobile applications and coming up with great ideas and creating prototypes as well as serving as the Xamarin subject matter expert at Runpath.

About our Technology

Our technology stack of choice is Angular backed by client solutions and platform services all hosted on Azure built using the latest Microsoft .NET technologies: (.NET Core/MVC/Web API/Entity Framework/SQL Azure). We are a .NET shop and like to utilise the latest technologies from ASP.Net and the community (within reason).  We are happy with specialisation, so you do not need to be an expert developer at all areas in the stack, but an exposure to and appreciation of the full stack is important.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prototype and develop engaging apps to solve problems
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code
  • Develop and maintain Xamarin applications that can be put to use for clients, shared code libraries and internal products and tools
  • Help estimate the work effort at different levels (project, story, iteration, release)
  • Work in an ever-changing and adjustable environment
  • As some projects are conducted at client sites, candidates must be happy to travel

Core Competencies

  • Experience of building mobile applications for both iOS and Android using Xamarin
  • Involved in app store submissions (Apple Store, Google Play)
  • Knowledge of MVVM application architectures (ex: MVVMCross)
  • Xamarin UITest framework and Xamarin Test Cloud
  • Understanding of Unit testing and Continuous integration
  • Knowledge of SOLID principles and design patterns.
  • Web API / RESTful service integration

Preferred Qualities

  • Outstanding taste.  A passion for stunning and seamlessly functional user experiences
  • Someone who loves getting things done
  • Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional at collaborating with both technical and non-technical people
  • Highly organised with a strong eye for detail
  • Good with feedback, continually looking to improve and develop
  • Sense of humour

Education and Job Knowledge

  • No specific academic qualifications required - all you need is the right experience, the right attitude and a really strong portfolio

Salary & Benefits

Competitive market rate salary based on experience. We would also consider contractors (competitive day rate) for this position.

Benefits include 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays.  Life, PHI and BUPA private health insurances, bike scheme and travel loan plus many more.  All benefits are available from first day of employment.

 

To apply

Please make sure you include your CV, a detailed cover letter along with recent examples of your work (make sure you provide links).

This position will be based at our offices on Old Street, London although travel within the UK may be required from time to time.  All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK to be considered.

No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of race, disability, sex or age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from any persons for this role. 

 Recruitment Agencies – Runpath recruits directly.  Runpath does not accept unsolicited CVs from agencies and is not responsible for any associated fees.

This position is based in Central London. All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK to be considered.

No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of race, disability, sex or age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from any persons for this role.