SENIOR ANDROID DEVELOPER - REMOTE WORKING (UK)
We are Zego - a commercial motor insurance provider that powers opportunities for businesses, from entire fleets of vehicles to self-employed drivers and riders. We combine best-in-class technology with sophisticated data sources to offer insurance products that save businesses time and money.
Since our inception, we have believed that the problem with traditional insurance is that it holds businesses back. It’s too expensive and time consuming, and it no longer suits businesses who use vehicles to earn money. Our products represent a solution to this problem for businesses based across the UK, Europe and beyond.
So far, we have raised over $200 million in funding and we were the first UK insurtech to be valued at over $1 billion. We were also the first to be awarded our own insurance license and recently won Tech Company of the Year 2020. At Zego, we are proud to say we have a diverse and inclusive team, unified by our shared values and mission. Our people are the most important part of our story and everybody at Zego, no matter their role, has an integral part to play.
Overview of our Engineering Team:
Zego puts technology first in its mission to define the future of the insurance industry. By focusing on our customers needs we're building the flexible and sustainable insurance products and services that they deserve. And we do that by empowering a diverse, resourceful, and creative team of world-class engineers that thrive on challenge and innovation.
Purpose of the Role:
We are looking for a Senior Android Engineer to help us shape the technical architecture and develop a high-quality Android app to give our customers the best user experience. You will join our App squad and help us build out and set the direction of our mobile team.
It is an exciting time to join, you will partner with world class engineers, designers and product managers to help make Zego the best loved insurance startup in the world. You can read in this blog post what a day in the life of an engineer here at Zego can look like.
What you'll be working on:
- Play a key role in shaping and developing our core application experience for the Android platform.
- Iterate on the existing apps to ensure we're providing the best experience in the market.
- Work on maintaining CI/CD pipelines for mobile apps.
- Contribute to code reviews.
- Lead by example in championing code styles and standards as part of our engineering team and setting best practices for Android development.
- Collaborate with Product Managers and across teams to bring new products and features to the market.
What You'll Need To Be Successful In The Role
We’re looking for someone who has experience creating and delivering reliable, secure and scalable apps for the Android platform.
- Experience with app development using Kotlin.
- An appreciation of Agile ways of working.
- Great communication and the willingness to collaborate across teams to deliver excellent customer experiences.
- Telematics experience would be nice to have, however is not essential.
- Experience in the insurance/finance industry is also not a must, however a desire to understand how insurance can benefit customers, and empower them to take on more meaningful employment is.
What's it like to work at Zego?
Zego has a truly international and inclusive team, unified by great ideas and collaborative thoughtfulness. Our people are the most important part of our story and everyone plays an essential role in our journey. We look for people who have expertise, enthusiasm and who are motivated by change. There’s plenty of room to learn and grow, as part of our ongoing training programmes or directly from other experts. You’ll work alongside a talented group of people who respect each other's differences and seek to understand fresh perspectives.
Please note that the role is remote in UK and we can unfortunately only consider candidates currently based in the following locations: France, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, UK & Ireland.
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