Android Engineer

FiitLondon, E1525d ago

We are Fiit. The #1 rated fitness app in the UK.

We're looking for team players to help us achieve our mission — to remove every barrier to exercise, and create the most exciting and effective workouts on the planet.

We're a London-based startup with global plans. Are you passionate about making a difference? Read on.

What do we want?

An Android Engineer to join our team to help define and drive the future of our Android Mobile, TV and Watch apps.

This is a full time, permanent position based at our HQ in London. It is not suitable for a contractor.

What does that look like?

  • Working closely with our design, product and backend teams to deliver a unique mobile experience
  • You will participate in the technical planning and implementation of new features and capabilities
  • Collaboration with the team to deliver rock-solid, high performance, reusable and reliable code
  • Participation in strong unit testing and continuous integration processes
  • Staying up-to-date with the latest technologies, understanding the benefits and limitations that each provides
  • The ability to adapt and learn first hand how a startup business works, watching it grow and evolve, reacting to real problems
  • When we have succeeded in our mission you’ll be able to reflect on your work and say you encouraged millions of people to be fitter and healthier, creating a new fitness culture in the UK, even world-wide

What you’ll need

  • At least 3 years + experience with Kotlin and Google platforms (Android Studio, Play store, Chromecast, etc)
  • Awareness of core Android services and patterns
  • The ability to work in an agile manner utilising continuous delivery tools
  • An eagerness to work with UI / UX designers to craft great user experiences
  • A track record of entire app lifecycle (design, code, test, release)
  • To show us at least one Android app that you have worked on that is available in the Play Store - let us know what to download
  • Great teamworking ethic - we like people that are brilliant, friendly and easy to work with
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to get your point across clearly and concisely
  • Strong project management skills and ability to multitask. You will be managing lots of different projects and deadlines at the same time
  • Lots of energy, enthusiasm and entrepreneurship
  • Strong attention to detail and a constant appetite to continuously improve yourself
  • A passion for health and wellness

Bonus point

  • Experience with video streaming, wearables and TV

Do your values resonate with ours?

  • Everyone at Fiit is a leader, whatever your level you’ll have a passion for the mission and understand how you can impact that.
  • You’ll always want to be improving, learning and curious, embracing and giving constructive feedback.
  • Grit to deliver is important in startup life. You’ll enjoy the rollercoaster, execute at pace and take accountability.
  • The team is greater than the individual at Fiit, we include everyone, value diversity and communicate openly.

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive salary, bonus and pension & equity options
  • A cool office environment near the Olympic Park in Stratford
  • 25 days holiday and flexible working arrangements
  • Private health and dental insurance
  • 3 budgets that you control around professional development, health/wellness and hobbies
  • Free Fiit device and subscription
  • Lots of fun with weekly drinks and TFIF, Coffee Club and team building days
  • The opportunity to make a difference to people's lives


Fiit is based at the Here East campus in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, within easy reach of two major stations, it has a free shuttle bus and is well connected to cycle paths.

During the COVID-19 pandemic the team is working remotely and so this role will be a mixture of working at the Fiit Studio with safety measures in place as well as working from home.

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