Android Developer (Remote)

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London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2024-04-17

Category: agritech

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Employment type:

Full time



Experience required:



Salary not provided

About the company:

We are developing our online commodity marketplace which allows farmers to find more sellers and buyers and to identify the best possible deals out there. We are looking forward to giving you access to the Agreena platform, from which we will enable farmers to easily access and identify the best prices on agricultural commodities delivered by both local and international market players. Both farmers and trading houses will be able to post offers in this open cross-border online market place. We hope you will join us on this journey towards a more open market. 

About Agreena
Agreena is an exciting, dynamic, and purpose-oriented organisation united in a mission to mobilise farmers and corporations to unlock the value of nature and help restore the planet. While we’re rooted in agriculture, finance, and technology, our team of experts range from soil carbon scientists and software developers to market strategists and regulatory affairs experts. Over 200 employees across more than 40 nationalities are gathered under the common Agreena flag – either working from our headquarters in Copenhagen, offices in London, or remotely across Europe.

As a rapidly scaling climate agtech, Agreena provides solutions that drive both environmental and financial sustainability in farming. We have helped farmers across 17 countries in their conversion journey from conventional agriculture to regenerative farming practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and remove CO2 from the atmosphere, storing it in soil. Our company offers a supportive and positive work environment with opportunities for learning, leading and growth no matter where you are in your professional journey. We believe in giving our employees a lot of responsibility, and we encourage new thinking, innovation and fun.

About Fieldmargin
Fieldmargin, a UK-based leader in farm management software recently acquired by Agreena, operates independently within Agreena's ecosystem to support global sustainable farming practices. Established in 2014, Fieldmargin provides an intuitive, mobile-first, and cloud-based app that simplifies agricultural operations and enhances decision-making for farmers worldwide. The app integrates visual mapping and essential information to manage fields efficiently, helping to address the agricultural industry's challenges of feeding a growing population and improving environmental impact. As Fieldmargin gears up for its next growth phase, it continues to innovate and expand its reach, ensuring that farmers have everything they need to succeed right in the palm of their hand.

We have React-powered web applications and native iOS and Android apps. Our microservices architecture is hosted on Google Cloud platform using Kubernetes and supports our Web, iOS and Android applications. We use Java/Spring, Golang and some Python for a majority of our back end services. 

About you
Candidates should be comfortable in creating production-ready Android applications and have a good understanding of how the Play Store publishing and review process works. Automation tools like Fastlane and CircleCI can be learnt on the Job.
Candidates will be comfortable with working with mature Android projects, we’re constantly adding new functionality but we also spend a lot of time refactoring and updating our existing code.
We work in a dynamic environment where new projects and functionality can pop up at any moment. We’re looking for candidates that enjoy working with new technologies in order to solve interesting user experience and data problems.

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🌍 Be your best self every day at Agreena
At Agreena we are devoted to building an environment that promotes equality, inclusion, and diversity. We are on the path towards expansion and growth so with that, we believe everyone’s uniqueness should be celebrated and embraced to help us achieve this exciting journey. This is critical to our success and innovation. We want to build a product that is loved by our customers and we want the same to be reflected in our teams. 

With this in mind, we are working to ensure Agreena remains a diverse and inclusive environment for everyone.  

About this role:

  • Implementing new features using best industry practices for Android development;
  • Collaborating with our UX designers on new product features;
  • Ensuring the stability and reliability of your code through automated testing and utilizing automation tools like Fastlane and CircleCI;
  • Participating in Android-oriented technical discussions;
  • Collaborating with our iOS team on common features and technical implementation details;
  • Liaising with our customer success team to ensure user issues are resolved 
  • What we’re looking for:

  • Java essentials (multi-threading, garbage collection)
  • Kotlin - our app is a mix of Java and Kotlin, knowledge of Kotlin Flows and Coroutines would be beneficial
  • Android essentials (Application/Activity/Fragment lifecycle + general overview of how code is transformed and executed on the device)
  • Android Architecture Components (Data Binding, WorkManager, ViewModel)
  • Architecture design patterns (MVP, MVVM, MVI - we use MVP on Android and MVVM on iOS)
  • Android local data persistence (we use Realm but it’s beneficial to be familiar with alternatives like Room and SQLite) and networking (we use Retrofit)
  • Android multi-threading (we use a mix of AsyncTask, Coroutines, RxJava)
  • Bonus points if:

  • Google Maps or equivalent mapping SDKs - we have customisation on top of Google Maps to support drawing our customers’ farms efficiently
  • Dependency injection (we use Dagger but experience with Koin or Hilt is okay with us too)
  • Reactive programming (we use RxJava)
  • Firebase (Crashlytics, RemoteConfig)
  • CLEAN/SOLID principles and Software Engineering Design Patterns
  • Compose and View based UI development
  • Good knowledge of best practices for mobile user interface design (Material design)
  • Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday per year.
  • Private health insurance.
  • Hybrid-Remote working between home, our Farringdon office and various co-working spaces across London.
  • Be part of a growing business which is helping the farming community.
  • Flexible working environment and a friendly, supportive team.
  • Autonomy and the opportunity to grow the business and shape your role.
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