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Senior Mobile Engineer (Kotlin/Android)



Software Engineering
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023
About Zeller
At Zeller, we’re champions for businesses of all sizes, and proud to be a fast-growing Australian scale-up taking on the ambitious goal of reimagining business banking and payments.
We believe in a level playing field, where all businesses benefit from access to smarter payments and financial services solutions that accelerate their cash flow, help them get paid faster, and give them a better understanding of their finances. So we’re hard at work building the tools to make it happen.
Zeller is growing fast, backed by leading VCs, and brings together a global team of passionate payment and tech industry professionals. With an exciting roadmap of innovative new products under development, we are building a high performing team to take on the outdated banking solutions. If you are passionate about innovation, thrive in fast-paced environments, embrace a challenge, hate bureaucracy, and can’t think of anything more exciting than disrupting the status-quo, then read on to learn more.
Job Description
As a Senior Android Engineer you will be responsible for architecting and developing Android applications that are beautiful and engaging as well as robust and secure. You will have wide experience in frontend development and technologies, with focus on use of rxJava, Kotlin Coroutines, Apollo GraphQL and sound testing strategies to produce performant, secure and vulnerability-free code.
With automation and maintenance being at the heart of our engineering principles, you will have the enviable opportunity to adopt and promote best practices, leading edge technologies and trends. You will have the opportunity to grow the frontend team’s capabilities and capacity as we grow. This role also allows you to work in a wider cross functional team with skill sets in full stack software engineering, devops, infrastructure, quality assurance through to architecture. You will also collaborate within cross-disciplinary teams to own product software development, contribute and promote standards and engineering best practices, support operational activities such as; process automation, compliance activities, SLA upkeep requirements.
You will be tasked with translating business or product requirements into technical designs, hands-on implementation of the designs to see through its testing and deployment into various environments such as; development, stress testing, integration testing, staging and production. You will enjoy the fun of development from scratch in some application components while adhering to the company engineering standards, frameworks and best practices. Automation and maintenance is key, you will be excited to see through your contributions into production and maintain their longevity in the mission-critical environment.
Please note, that at this stage we will only be considering applicants with full working rights in Australia for this position.

Experience we are looking for

  • Strong background in software engineering; has a good grasp of CLEAN architecture, testing, and has a demonstrable ability to produce good code
  • Proficiency in native application development for Android devices using Kotlin
  • Knowledge of dependency injection with a focus on Dagger2
  • Advocates quality within the team through sound testing strategies
  • Appreciation and know-how in building efficient CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledgeable in different programming architectures
  • Proven track record in supporting rapid and agile product deployments
  • Extensive experience in integrating with external APIs

Attributes we are looking for

  • Logical, ethnical, mature, and responsible
  • Communicates well with other members of the company
  • Works well within a team; coming up with solution options, giving and receiving feedback, pair-programming, etc.
  • Has the courage to speak up and challenge the status quo
  • Prepared to be bold yet consistent with your engineering principles
  • Self-starter who can show initiative in key-areas where help is needed
  • Fast learner, humble and loves to share knowledge
  • Calm and exercises positive level of stress in exceptional circumstances such as; production issues, timeline requirements
  • Understands the economics of software development

Bonus points

  • Bonus points
  • Experience working with Bitrise, Jetpack Compose,
  • Experience with PCI compliant environments (PCI-DSS, etc)
  • Experience in payments
How we work
Zeller has a global product engineering team with our headquarters in Melbourne. This Melbourne based role supports flexible hybrid working with a culture that encourages collaborating in office three to four days a week.
How we work
Our team thrives on the energy of being together. While technology connects us virtually, we love the in-person collaboration and spend majority of our work week at our spacious (and fully stocked with snacks) Melbourne CBD office.
Like the rest of the team, you’ll benefit from
A competitive salary package, including equity from an early stage;
A balanced, progressive, and supportive work environment;
Excellent parental leave and other leave entitlements;
A fantastic office environment;
Endless learning and development opportunities;
Plenty of fun and social opportunities - we love to come together as a team;
An ability to influence and shape the future of Zeller as our company scales both domestically and globally;
Being part of one of Australia’s most exciting scale-ups.
At Zeller, we are looking for passionate people with drive and integrity. You are encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn’t exactly match this job description.