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Android Technical Lead Job in New Zealand
Datacom , New Zealand

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1 Job
Posted on
May 3, 2021
Last Date
Aug 3, 2021

Job Description

Our purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in

The Nitty Gritty

We have over 6,200 people across our global offices, and generate an annual revenue of over $1.2 billion, this makes us one of Australasia’s largest professional IT services companies. We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, providing IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations. With this comes a long list of significant clients Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.

About the Role

The Developer role is responsible for the core coded business logic for the developed application or platform. They should be intimately familiar with the languages and design patterns used in the application and strive to deliver code that is well structured and maintainable.

It is their job to understand the business requirements for a feature or component of the application or platform and deliver the code to fulfil those requirements. The developer will be responsible for working with the relevant domain team members to ensure that all solutions are developed/coded and configured (including reporting) to ensure that the solution achieves the intended business requirements.We are looking for Android developers and Android Tech Lead


  • Extensive experience with developing mobile applications within agile teams
  • Proven product development skills using Java, Android libraries, XML, etc.
  • Ideally, have built mobile apps developed in Android native for past 3+ years
  • Strong understanding on Mobile best practice and mobile design patterns
  • Proficiency MVVM, MVP
  • Experience with APIs, Swagger, etc.
  • Good business experience and understanding across several industries helping reshape parts of business to achieve agreed outcomes
  • Excellent communication skills, with a strong focus on helping create cohesive, collaborative and productive virtual teams
  • Good conceptual and problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly learn and pick up new technologies
  • Experience in CI/CD practices and tooling. Familiar with Apple App Store Connect, Test Flight, MS App Center and Google Play Store Console
  • 5+ years experience
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • able to understand product requirements and do feasibility checks
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Collaborate with UI/UX, Product Owners and Architects to get the best out of available technology
  • good communication skills with client stakeholder and internal team members


  • Develop code in a clear, maintainable way with a focus on ease of use amp; performance.
  • Be familiar with development frameworks and platform capabilities and use established, common design patterns. Develop for re-use wherever possible
  • Work with Product Manager, BA, Dev Lead, and domain team to design and deliver customer outcomes
  • Understand the business domain at a high level, and understand the feature amp; functions you are working on at a detailed level
  • Work with QA to design and run key functional tests as part of development activity
  • Work with the Business Analyst to resolve gaps or ambiguities in the functional design
  • You'll be leading technical teams from the front
  • You'll assist these teams in the art of crafting new code, as well as maintaining and enhancing existing systems
  • You'll upskill your team in areas you've identified as needing improvement
  • You'll provide support with diagnosing and correcting complex production issues
  • Your guidance on the direction of system testing and validation procedures will steer the team
  • You'll assist in identifying technology limitations in current code, applications and systems and then offer alternate solutions
  • You'll work on different projects and apply best practice/best design patterns
  • You'll work with team to deliver project's features or deliver project end to end

Why you want to join us

At Datacom we believe that doing good, is good for business. We’ve maintained our local family feel whilst expanding globally, across Australia, ASIA, US and the UK. Our brand and reputation depend on ‘proving the promise’ and we aspire to be the trusted advisor for our customers across Government and the private sector from enterprise scale to regional business. We offer our staff a competitive salary package, fantastic perks and benefits like healthcare, life insurance, discounts at local retailers and a supportive, flexible working environment. If you want to join a company making a difference, apply now!

Job Specification


Information Technology and Services - Wellington, New Zealand