Axonista is operating a fully remote team at this time, so this is a remote (working from home) position, and may be located anywhere in Ireland. We’re Axonista, an award-winning video technology product company working with some of the world’s most forward thinking media companies and brands.

Using our technology, our customers can build, manage and distribute video streaming apps. Our customers are global, and include QVC, HSN, Virgin Media Ireland, and the IFI Player.


Android Engineer, Axonista

Axonista is looking for an Android engineer to work with our talented team to design, develop, test and document applications for Android mobile devices and for AndroidTV & FireTV devices, which we build collaboratively with some of our key customers. This role is remote, and open to applicants in Ireland.


Who you are

You've been building applications on the Android platform for at least the past three years. You're motivated by both team and personal success, you're a fast learner and passionate about technology. You're able to work effectively as part of a fully remote team, you're generally a happy human and you enjoy collaborating with other people, helping and challenging each other to get your collective best work done. You're confident in your abilities, and able to take ownership of delivering high-quality software.


What you’ll be doing

You will be working directly on apps for some of our key customers, where we work with them to get the most out of our product and really push the envelope to deliver the best possible user experiences. You will be joining a team of 19 engineers and designers in a company of 30. The work is interesting, fast-paced, and varied. You’ll be designing, developing, testing and documenting applications for Android mobile devices and for AndroidTV & FireTV devices. You’ll be participating in the discussion of application development and support with customers and partners. You will participate in making technical decisions and planning the development process and collaborating with QA.


Axonista is renowned for delivering visually stunning applications across web, mobile, and TV that exceed customers and viewers expectations, and you will be responsible for continuing this high standard. You will be working with a team that is inventing the future of content curation and interactive video storytelling. You will be responsible for designing and building world class applications for all

Apple platforms. You’ll be collaborating with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features, and unit-testing code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.


Must Have Experience

● 3+ years of commercial development experience on the Android platform

● confident knowledge of Kotlin and Java

● experience with Gradle

● knowledge of basic design patterns

● English at an intermediate level (you can communicate with colleagues / customers via Slack / Zoom)


For Bonus Points

● experience of using ExoPlayer

● experience in developing applications for AndroidTV and / or FireTV

● knowledge of Android Design Guidelines

● experience in customizing CI for mobile applications

● Ability to work in an Agile environment

● Previous experience working in a fast paced environment with remote team members

● A keen interest in video technology, and an appreciation for great UX


Perks & Benefits

● Personal growth and training budget

● Quarterly Lab Days – dedicated time to collaborate on innovative projects

● Company social events

● Flexible working arrangements including remote working


Our team: About us

We’re Axonista, an award-winning video technology product company working with some of the world’s most forward thinking media companies and brands.Using our technology, our customers can launch, manage and distribute video streaming apps. Our customers are global, and include QVC, HSN, Virgin Media Ireland, and the IFI Player. We’re a creative, collaborative team and we share an ambitious vision for the future of our company. We value delivering high quality work, no matter our role. We are passionate about helping our customers bring innovative, high quality video streaming services to market. We are a team of 30 people, distributed across seven locations. We have a female CEO and a strong gender balance which we are always working to improve. Our company operations are managed from Dublin, but our company has team members across Europe and in Russia.


We recognise that to do our best work we need the best people, and the best people come from all walks of life. Diversity in ideas, background, and life experience is the key to innovation, and ultimately success. If you’d love to apply but aren’t sure about something, or feel you don't meet all the requirements, get in touch at hiring@axonista.com and we can discuss whether this role might be the right fit for you.

As a company we understand how important a healthy work life balance is, and we have supported remote working for the past 5 years.

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