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Native Android Application Developer (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin HQ

About us
HolidayPirates (www.holidaypirates.com) is one of Europe’s fastest growing, free-to-use, travel search platforms and apps, providing users with the best value for money international travel deals. Since its inception in 2011, the company has grown to become the largest online travel community in the world.

HolidayPirates Group continues to expand its online presence in Germany, UK, Netherlands, Austria, Italy, Poland, France, Spain, Switzerland, and most recently, the USA. Our 220 employees from 38 different countries work on 10 websites in 7 different languages.

HolidayPirates Group operates the following domains: urlaubspiraten.de, HolidayPirates.com, urlaubspiraten.at, PiratinViaggio.it, VakantiePiraten.nl, VoyagesPirates.fr, wakacyjnipiraci.pl , ViajerosPiratas.es, SemesterPiraterna.se, Ferienpiraten.ch and TravelPirates.com

Companies founded under HolidayPirates Group are: VoyagesPirates SAS in France; HolidayPirates Ltd. in London; Pirate Technologies d.o.o in Serbia for new technologies and the advancement of our own product; and TravelPirates Corp. in the US, launched in February 2016.

Facts and figures: 

  • Global headquarters in Berlin, Germany
  • Management: David Armstrong (CEO)
  • More than 10 million Facebook fans
  • 10 million App downloads
  • 800.000 Newsletter subscribers
  • Over 1 million WhatsApp subscribers

HolidayPirates Group is an equal opportunity employer and evaluates applicants regardless of an individual’s age, musical taste, race, color, gender, religion, ice cream flavor preference, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or veteran status.


Ahoy mate!
It takes a strong, energetic and ambitious team to succeed. That is why we are always looking for talented people with a passion for making our websites and apps more successful than ever. 
You have great technical skills and the expertise to work independently within a team?

Yo-ho-ho! Then you are the pirate we are looking for!
Duties on deck:
  • Work within a team responsible for developing and supporting existing native Android applications
  • Communicate with a team who will be responsible for developing API and push message systems leveraged by the native applications
  • Timely communication of issues and status information to team lead concerning system development activities and progress
  • Follow provided requirements and create or modify systems as required
  • Conform to and help develop in-house software development processes
  • Follow agile, test driven development methods
Your treasure of experience:
  •  2+ years of Android native application programming experience
  • Passion for writing clean architecture with (MVP, MVVM)  and easily-testable code (Espresso, JUnit, Robolectric)
  • Experience with RxJava
  • Experience in Kotlin
  • Familiarity with Dagger and Gradle
  • Familiarity with DataBinding
  • At least one published and demonstrable app in Google Play
  • Experience working with Firebase
  • Knowledge of GraphQL, REST and JSON parsing techniques
  • Experience with the Google Play submission process
  • Familiarity with Android SDK development and Material user experience guidelines
  • Experience working with Android Studio, SDK/AVD managers
  • Fundamental understanding of memory management
  • Experience with Git 
  • Very good English skills
Extra knots for:
  • Experience of working with profiling and automated integration testing tools (CI)
  • Experience with stability reporting and analytics tools
  • Experience with native tablet applications
  • Experience connecting with social networks through their native and REST APIs
Our ship & our crew offer you:
  • We will provide the technology equipment/gadgets of your choice
  • We will give you freedom for your creativity
  • Flexible working hours
  • A corporate culture in which it is fun to contribute manpower and initiative
  • A great team with smart colleagues
  • Regular “Hack days” in order to try out new and interesting technologies and capabilities, as well as regular team events
  • An attractive and competitive salary
  • Support for relocation
  • Regular team events
  • Free German and English classes
  • Social area with table tennis, table football, darts and a comfy dining area
  • Pirates bar with bottles of rum - yo-ho pirate's life for me!
  • Barrels of juice and boxes of fruits - as much as you like!
  • Anchoring berth directly at the Spree with a great view of Berlin-Mitte

Your application

Thank you for considering a career at HolidayPirates Group. Please fill out the following form. In case you are experiencing problems with the document upload, mail your documents to jobs@holidaypirates.com.

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