Android developer

Job description

Amsterdam - In this role as an Android developer you will help create the best experiences for delivering news, media and entertainment to millions of users.

What you will be doing

Your focus is mainly on the development of features for our mobile Android apps, yet working with ReactNative or iOS may occur. You will also work closely with the Product Owner, our (UX) designers and business stakeholders. Your main tasks are:

  • You build it, you run it: designing, coding, testing, deploying, implementing new features and doing day-to-day operations of our Android apps
  • Identify bottlenecks and improve the apps to make it more robust, scalable and work fluently.
  • Share knowledge with our other Android developers and together make sure our platform grows and moves in the right direction.

About the team

Our Selectives team creates the best experiences for our premium news brands: De Volkskrant, Trouw, Het Parool, De Morgen and HUMO. We are building and running a white-label platform for multiple DPG Media brands for web, mobile and tablets. Our team builds and runs the platform front-to-back (DevOps) with back-end, front-end, web- and app-developers. We don't have "bug"-teams, so 'You build it, You Run it!'.

We offer

  • a salary matching your experience
  • a one-year contract
  • 36-hour workweek
  • 12% in flexible benefits (of which 8% is holiday allowance)
  • a percentage of profit shares
  • 24 paid holiday days
  • location in Amsterdam
  • the opportunity to work with the latest tech stack
  • being AWS certified within 6 months

Job requirements

Who you are

We expect you to have several years of experience with Android development. Since we highly value quality, this should be your focus as well. We’re looking for someone who likes taking initiative with a collaborative attitude. Also you have:

  • worked with Kotlin, Jira/Confluence, MVVM and Test Driven Development,
  • experience with Scrum or other Agile methodologies.
  • Having worked with React native and iOS development is a big plus.

Interested? Apply!

Want to apply directly? Click the ‘apply now’ button. Want to know more about this position? Contact Venetia de Wit via

We love doing our own recruitment and are not interested in working with agencies.