Android Team Lead

IT Dublin, Ireland


Position at PokerStars

The role: Android Team Lead

We are looking for an Android Team Lead to join our Mobile Development team in Dublin!

You will be responsible for our Android mobile applications that are enjoyed by millions of players all over the world!

Are you our next star player?

We're looking for someone who has a proven record of delivering highly operable and maintainable software on time, has passionately high standards for themselves and everyone around them and who will drive engineering standard methodologies throughout, while constantly looking for ways to make the systems we own better.

Why we need you

You will be providing mentorship and direction of the squad’s goals. You`ll be partnering with different teams across the group and reviewing all requirements from a technical implementation perspective. The entire lifecycle of the development process will be one of your responsibilities; from agreeing requirements; to shipping features; to documentation; to supervising and providing production support.

Who we’re looking for

You`ll be taking a pivotal role in the training, assigning and resource management; following production, efficiency and quality standards; identifying work process improvements. You`ll be actively involved in both hiring and team performance review processes. You`ll be collaborating with different teams across the organization in order to build a positive relationship in a distributed environment.

Your experience:

You have experience leading and prioritizing, and handle subsequently, the day-to-day work of the Android Developers. You can lead multiple high priority projects and be responsible for their successful delivery.

Your skills:

We follow Agile methodologies across the company and as leader of the Android Development squad, you`ll be running daily team stand up meetings and help the team members seek any blockers reported along the way. You`ll be partnering with distributed teams to align product features and release dates; including technical teams, PM’s, BSA’s, Business Stakeholders and Release Managers. Our project management team will be working closely with you to ensure that the projects are completed on time and communicate any potential blockers.

Your behaviours:

As a perfect candidate, you have a keen interest in new techniques and mobile development in general. You can demonstrate knowledge of development best practices. You have in-depth knowledge of Google standards and superb interpersonal skills (written and oral) with the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and nontechnical colleagues.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Dublin.

Your package will include:

  • health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • a personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby
  • the option to join our company pension scheme
  • 1000 EUR as congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • access to an onsite gym and subsidised canteen.

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com.

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