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Company: The Floow    Location: Sheffield
Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield City Centre
Salary: Dependent upon level of experience

The Role:
The Floow design, develop and operate the worlds most insightful and user-friendly telematic system. Based in Sheffield City Centre, we have seen incredible success over the last few years and were recruiting for Android Developers at varying levels to join the growing Mobile Development Team.

A forward-thinking business, we have a world class team that are leading the way in their industry. We are a true Sheffield success story; having just celebrated our fifth birthday by securing substantial investment. We have an expanding portfolio of blue-chip clients and countless awards to our name.

This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and driven Android Developer to join us on our journey. At The Floow youll be creating state of-the-art apps, within an exciting emerging industry. You will be responsible for the on-going development and improvement of a range of Android applications designed by us to meet the requirements of the Companys clients. You will be passionate about programming language and have a sound understanding of Java and related concepts.

Experience Required:
Proven track record of ability to quickly adapt to new and cutting edge technology
Degree or above (or equivalent) qualification in Computer Science or a related subject
Proficiency in Java programming
Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Experience with:
Native Android development
Version Control (Git)
Working in connection with collaborative projects/dynamic teams

Desirable:
New software requirements scoping and documentation
Experience with JIRA, Bamboo and Stash
Knowledge of UX best practices
Experience with UNIX / LINUX command line
RPC style services (Thrift, REST, etc.)
Past experience on collaborative projects
Experience with Agile software development techniques
JUnit
Experience of client interaction
Prior experience of developing secure applications
Prior experience of developing complex applications

The Company:
The Floow is a rapidly growing telematics service provider

The Floow develops smart phone apps for insurers, to collect driving data and deliver services to insurers and their customers.
We specialise in the using data from smartphones and fixed to vehicle devices to support motor insurers pricing decisions
Data analysis is also used to provide driving feedback and educational tips to drivers across a range of factors, including speed, hard braking and acceleration and distraction
The company currently works with major UK and global insurers, and has a number of other discussions on-going in new markets globally

The Benefits:
Youll have an opportunity to take a key role in the rapidly growing and highly skilled Mobile Development team, shaping the final form of a rapidly evolving technology gaining relevance at an accelerated pace
Youll be able to work closely with key players in the growing field of UBI (Usage Based Insurance), as well as other clients in the automotive and other industries
Youll be working in a Sheffield City Centre location which has good public transport links and car parking
Youll be working for a company with an excellent culture, in a friendly and relaxed environment where the kitchens are always stocked with tea, coffee and food, there are games consoles to entertain you, and where beer Fridays and nights out are common
Company bonus
Flexible working hours
21 days holiday per annum with the ability to accrue extra holidays: an extra days holiday will be added for every full years service up to a maximum of 5 additional days
The option to buy holiday days, up to a maximum of 5 days per year
25% discount off of new Direct Line motor insurance policies
Train season ticket scheme
For those who want to start a long-term training or educational programme relevant to the Companys business, The Floow will be prepared to consider and offer financial and time-off support
Pension matched at 2%