Do you get excited by the idea of working on the Android application that is disrupting and rebooting the live event industry? Do you want to take it to the next level? Do you also want to work with a very experienced and ambitious team? Then it might be a good idea to continue reading.


Who are we?
Close is a mobile marketing platform that connects the live event industry with visitors. Close offers an app that allows brands in the theatre, music, sports and entertainment industry to offer personalised, exclusive content to strengthen their connection with visitors before, during and after the event. The start-up received its investment from Disruptive Technology Ventures, the investment fund of Ad Scheepsbouwer. Close works with Fieldlab Evenementen, Stage Entertainment, Eurovision Song Contest, Alda, Naturalis, A’DAM Lookout, KNVB and many others and has integrations with all the major ticketing providers. Help rebooting the live event industry which have been hit hard by Covid-19


Tech team

Our Tech Department currently consists of 4 teams (Backend, iOS, Android & Design). We are a co-located team with an agile work environment that works closely together. You will work in a mature team. You will see this reflected in our culture where we have a very high focus on quality, privacy and reliability. Everything that we build is secure by design!

The team is Dutch and European. If you speak Dutch and/or English you will fit in fine.

Our backend that runs mainly on PHP (OO) and MariaDB is connected through an API to our iOS app (Swift) and our Android app (Kotlin). We are also working on our client-facing marketing platform which we call Close Builder. All of the teams work very closely with the Design team to ensure the best user experience across our platform.


Where would I fit in?
You will be part of the Android team and work closely with Renso (Android Lead & Architect). The app is build in Kotlin and our main Android stack is Android architecture components (Jetpack), Room, Dagger and Retrofit. For our tooling we use the Atlassian suite. Your main challenges for the first 6 months will be improving performance, improving the user experience on our events, bringing our chat functionality to more competitive level and working on scalability and reliability tasks.

What will make me successful in this role?

  • 3+ Years of experience with Android development (Kotlin)
  • Experience with other languages is a big plus!
  • Experience with Jetpack, Room or Dagger is a big plus
  • Working knowledge of English
  • Building with scalability and high-availability in mind
  • Experience with TDD is a plus
  • Keen eye for amazing UX
  • Start-up mentality (Pragmatic, quickly adapting to changing priorities)
  • Inquisitive and proactive attitude
  • A healthy portion of humor

What do I get in return?

  • The opportunity to build a game-changing product in the event industry
  • Have a huge impact on the direction of the product
  • Help The Netherlands open up after the Covid-19 crisis
  • A working environment that breathes product quality
  • A competitive salary
  • 26 vacation days
  • Working with and learning from very passionate and experienced colleagues
  • A MacBook Pro (or similar) and all the tools you need
  • Work remotely now, work in a brand new office in or around Amsterdam when it is "safe" 
  • The perks of start-up life

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Short Info

  • Added:54 Days ago
  • Office:Remote
  • Category:Android Developer
  • Employment Type:Full Time
  • Experience:Senior

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