We are a small team with big plans. Our goal is to make investing in the stock market easy and affordable for everyone, everywhere.
Freetrade is different. We are creating a beautiful investing app to trade real shares, with zero commissions or fees, using only a smartphone.
Were getting ready to disrupt the £1.2 trillion UK retail investments market and thats just the beginning. We’re looking for exceptional individuals that are excited about building something that matters in people’s lives.
You are a polyglot engineer who has experience and interest in computer science and a range of technologies across the stack but happen to be mostly experienced and passionate about building great native Android mobile apps right now. You care about quality, code craft and take pride in the work you produce. You are hands-on and collaborative. You are a fast learner and are not afraid to work with new technologies and develop a deep understanding of the business domain.
Work directly with stakeholders to deliver a compelling holistic technical solution taking ownership of and initiative on significant parts of the platform
In addition to aptitude, integrity and diligence were looking for a high degree of proven real-world experience needed to build non-trivial consumer facing mobile apps (you have published an app to the Play Store)
Your experience should cover a good chunk of the following in order to hit the ground running.
Core skills: Java (up to Java 8), nice to have: Kotlin
Supporting libraries and frameworks: Dagger, Retrofit, RxJava
Software engineering: GoF design patterns as well as IoC/DI, MVVM
Continuous delivery pipeline: Git, GitHub (pull requests, code reviews), CI for mobile apps, crash reporting and beta testing with Fabric.io/Crashlytics, preparation and publication to the Play Store
Testing: Unit testing, UI testing eg. JUnit, Mockito, RoboElectric
Non-functional: Security (OWASP), Accessibility
Freetrade has been funded by its members through Crowdcube (£1.3 million raised). The benefits of this versus traditional VC funding are:
All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.
**NO AGENCIES PLEASE**
** INTERVIEWING IMMEDIATELY**