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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:
  • A fast-growing company with an open culture, where you can share your ideas
  • Flexible working hours
  • Inspiring mates from all over the world
  • Regular “Hack days” in order to try out new and interesting technologies and capabilities, as well as regular team events
  • MacBook Pro for private and business use
  • Support for relocation
  • Free German and English classes
  • Opportunity to join the company pension scheme
  • Legendary team and company events
  • Social area with table tennis, table football, darts, xBox and a nice dining area
  • Barrels of juice and boxes of fruits – as much as you like!
  • Pirate bar with bottles of rum – yo-ho a pirate's life for me!
  •  Anchoring berth directly at the Spree with a great view

Remember, only a fully loaded ship can set sail - We are looking forward to receive your application documents in English. And don’t forget to let us know about your salary expectations and start date. 
Samples of your code in zipped plain text files, a link to your Github or Stackoverflow profile is highly appreciated.

Work like a captain, play like pirate!

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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