Location: Dublin 8, Dublin
TheJournal.ie is Ireland's fastest growing news and entertainment website. It was set up in September 2010 and is part of the Distilled Media Group (Daft.ie, Boards.ie, Adverts.ie)2,000,000+ monthly unique visitors Over 250,000 people on Facebook subscribe to our news feed 150,000 Twitter followers
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Description: Industry: IT / Programming Employment Type: Permanent Full Time Salary: On Application Do you have a passion for app development? Do you love working on new ideas? Do you want to work on one of Ireland's most downloaded apps? Do you want to be part of an award winning team? If youre nodding your head to all of the above then read on! TheJournal.ie is a rapidly growing news app and website with a focus on breaking stories in new and innovative ways. Were looking for an excellent developer who can help us take our apps to the next level. **Responsibilities** You will be joining a small close-knit team of great developers, building apps & features that are used by thousands of people across multiple devices and platforms. We love input and new ideas from all members on our team so your contributions will be key to the direction our apps will take and to their success. We have a very high standard on our team and are looking for smart, passionate developers who can not only take ownership of a project and work on it under their own steam, but also arent afraid to ask for help or advice from other team members when required. **Requirements** * BS or MS in Computer Science or related field * Have Android development experience (iOS also a bonus) * Youve published one or more apps to the Play store * You're familiar and comfortable with the Android SDK * You've got no problems with network client implementation (REST, HTTP, TCP/IP, knowledge). * Youre familiar with using 3rd party libraries as part of your app development * You've been writing code for at least 3 years and prefer test-driven development. * Familiar with multi-threaded application development * You keep abreast of the latest mobile app development news * Be a self-starter with a proven ability to manage your own time and workload. If you have a Github account, have contributed to open source projects, have a personal project of which you're particularly proud or are currently getting neck-deep in a new tech about which you're really excited, tell us all about it in your cover letter! **What we offer** * An attractive salary package and career development plan. * The opportunity to work on one of Ireland's most downloaded apps. * A fast-paced, challenging and fun working environment. * Projects are exciting and developers are given wide scope for creativity and innovation. * A chance to make a significant contribution to our future technical direction. **Application process** *Give us your top reasons (three at most) about why we should consider you for this role, based on this job spec, your skills and experience *Tell us briefly how youd approach the role and become a valued member of our team *And dont forget to attach your CV Candidates who send CVs without cover letters wont be considered. TheJournal.ie does not accept CVs from recruitment agencies. Applications should be uploaded no later than 5.00p.m on Friday, 2nd May.