Lead Android Developer (H/F) - CDI Paris #Kotlin

Paris, Île-de-France, France · Tech expand job description ↓


Our tech team is hiring!

The tech team at Kapten (ex-Chauffeur Privé), it’s… a multidisciplinary team of 70 people with complementary skills: back, front and full-stack developers, iOS and Android developers, SRE, DBA, Data Analyst Scientist and Engineer, QA and Product Manager. The tech is composed of 6 tribes, each of them is a set of squads. This model is inspired by Spotify, more details about our tech organization here: https://medium.com/kapten-engineering/agile-at-chauffeur-prive-172b6f920c24

Technical environment...

  • A micro-services architecture (+ 100 currently);
  • A modern stack: Node.js, Go and Python for the back, React for the front and MongoDB, PostgreSQL and ElasticSearch databases; Swift and Kotlin for the mobile
  • Several deployments a day;
  • Great importance is given to the quality of the code (TDD, Code metrics, Review, Metrology ...).

Our three obsessions ...

  1. Stability: we aim for a 100% uptime, robust developments, we migrate without downtime, and are ultra-rigorous, especially on the unit and functional tests
  2. Versatility/Sustainability: our traffic is continually increasing, therefore our services must be able to absorb the current and future load
  3. Relevance: just the right thing, no more, no less, for both the functionality and its implementation

We are currently looking for a Lead Android Developer!

What you’ll do:

  1. You’ll be in charge of developing new functionalities to accompany our development on our B2C app.
  2. You are an Android expert: your mission is to represent our product vision, to evolve/upgrade our Stack and to develop/grow our mobile team skills #BestAndroidteam

Our Stack :

  • 50% Kotlin (100% goal in 2019)
  • Android SDK 16+
  • Clean Architecture
  • Stack moderne : Dagger 2, Retrofit, Rx
  • Continous Integration
  • Fastlane
  • Unit & Functionnal Tests (JUnit, Mockito, Espresso)

We are looking for:

A technical expert:

  • You animate our Android developers’ community: you are an Android mentor, you provide your knowledge and expertise and guarantee the technical evolution of each Android Developer;
  • You evolve our Stack according to our business needs and you are a source of proposal to improve our technical architecture or our practices.

A passionate developer:

  • You are in charge of Android developments within your Squad (feature team) and you act as an expert on all Android topics;
  • You participate in the design phases, you draft technical specifications and you proactively elaborate solutions;
  • You interact with all of your Squad in Agile mode;
  • You optimize existing features in both performance and quality;
  • Within the Android Guild, you support code review of other Android developers (in Pair Review);
  • You ensure a regular tech watch and participate in the launch of new projects.


Your profile :

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree holder with at least 7 years of experience in mobile development
  • Experience with the Android SDK and the lifecycle of a mobile application
  • Knowledge of Rx reactive programming
  • Knowledge of the best practices (tests, coverage, ect…)
  • A GitHub Repository and/or an application on Google Play is a plus


What we offer:

  • Working towards solving several high challenges with a tech team of 70 people
  • Having the possibility of choosing your laptop: OS and IDE plus home office option (once a week)
  • Evolving in a friendly and comfortable work environment: new offices with a 360° view on Paris, video games, ping pong, cafeteria...
  • Having a healthy mind in a healthy body: fruit baskets delivered every week, yoga classes hosted...
  • Learning to hate the subway: 100 euros of credits on your Kapten app per month
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