Opportunities for permanent roles in a range of business sectors

Senior Mobile App Developer / C# Engineer

We’re PitPat and we’re connecting dogs to the internet. Yes really, we’re not barking mad. We’re using the latest technology to help owners and pet care brands keep dogs happy and healthy. And they love it! Thousands of dog owners use our app and services every day and we’re growing all the time. 

If you want to create high quality solutions and help grow a fantastic and collaborative team, with the satisfaction of knowing your code will be enjoyed by tens of thousands of users, we want to talk to you.

The Senior Mobile App Developer will:

  • Work as part of a cross-functional full-stack development team to develop and deliver new versions of the PitPat app to be released on a regular basis.
  • Collaborate with project strategy stakeholders to refine and define the functionality, specifications and features of each new version of our app.
  • Lead the team in developing the best possible technical solutions to product and business requirements.
  • Be involved in carrying out tasks across the entire software development lifecycle and actively aid team members in completing theirs.
  • Take a leading role in mentoring members of the team and take a hands on approach in enabling all team members to develop their skills.
  • Further develop and improve our core software engineering principles and development process.
  • Work with some of the latest versions of .NET Framework and .NET Core.

Key personal attributes and core principles:

  • A true passion for software engineering and a desire to write clean maintainable code.
  • Testing is not optional and testing at all levels is fundamental in delivering high quality software consistently.
  • The SOLID principles act as a good baseline to write clean, robust and maintainable code.
  • An enthusiasm for the kind of flexible collaborative working that’s essential in a company of our size.

The successful candidate is likely to have:

  • At least 5 years commercial experience working on mobile applications (iOS and Android, preferably with Xamarin).
  • At least 3 years commercial experience of .NET development.
  • Significant experience of agile development, with a particular focus on regular, on-time, bug-free code-releases to a large user-base.
  • A strong understanding of various programming paradigms, software design patterns and the SOLID principles.
  • Experience architecting full stack systems.
  • Experience collaborating with business stakeholders.
  • Experience mentoring team members.
  • Experience delivering process improvements.

Job reference: PP-JOB-24
Reports to: CTO.
Location: 5 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge (a short walk from Cambridge train station).
Remuneration: Competitive + benefits, based on experience.
Start date: ASAP.