Android Developer

 Develop best-in-class Android news reading and analytics apps 

Twipe is a newstech scale-up based in Leuven, Belgium working with leading newspaper publishers in Europe and the US to grow their digital subscribers and sustain quality journalism. Our leading SaaS platform includes news edition apps, content processing and distribution, predictive analytics and personalisation solutions. 

Our innovation capability has been recognised by Google, which has granted Twipe funding from its Digital News Initiative fund three times. To inspire the newspaper industry, we share new insights with our growing Future of News publishers’ community. 

Our open, honest and direct company culture fosters team collaboration and offers our Twipees ample opportunity to have impact. Together we are moving mountains when it comes to growing some of the largest news brands in the world, like Le Monde, The Telegraph and Ouest-France. 

As Android Developer you will design and build the next generation of Twipe’s  Android apps and SDKs. Your apps will be among the leading apps in the news media categories used by hundreds of thousands of readers every day. In this job, you will learn a broad variety of technologies, high reliability and high data volume transaction processing and modular software development frameworks. You will join a fast-paced high performance team on a mission to lead the industry. 

What will be your responsibilities?  

  • Writing clean and efficient code for our Android applications and SDKs 
  • Monitoring the performance of live apps and work on optimising them at the code level 
  • Identifying and resolving bottlenecks, rectifying bugs and enhancing application performance 
  • Performing unit and instrumentation tests on code 
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to define and design new features 
  • Staying up to date with new mobile technology trends, applications, and protocols 

Your skills  

  • You are a strong problem solver with solid analytical skills 
  • Software quality is your norm, not the exception 
  • You like to push the boundaries of what is technically possible 
  • You combine team spirit, autonomy and perseverance 
  • Creativity and enthusiasm are personal keywords 
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Your profile 

  • You are a kick-ass software engineer, with keen interest in developing robust, modular and highly performing software.  
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field 
  • 3+ years experience as an Android Developer using Kotlin, Java, Android SDK, Android NDK 
  • Proven work experience in design patterns mobile architecture using frameworks such as MVVM/MVC/MVP 
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to effectively integrate Android applications 
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git 
  • Familiarity with various testing tools 
  • A good knowledge of either iOS development or HTML5 is a strong plus. 

Our offer 

  • The opportunity to make a difference from day one in a technology scale-up, solving problems of global interest for the media sector. 
  • A steep learning curve growing your analytical, project management and product design competences. 
  • A challenging job in a fast-paced high performance company at the fore front of innovation in emerging technologies. 
  • The opportunity to join a young, international team with entrepreneurial spirit, at the verge of international breakthrough. 
  • An attractive workplace at the crossroads of creativity, design and technology. 
  • Team building events like a well-deserved Tomorrowland VIP experience, a team trip to climb Mount Etna or a skiing trip in Austria. 

Interested in the transformation journey of the publishing industry and eager to be part of a growing business? Join our team! 

Send your CV to jobs@twipemobile.com and we will contact you to get started on our journey together!