Senior Software Engineer – Android Open Source Project

Hybrid working (3 days Becrypt Head Office/Home Working)


As a Senior Android Open Source Project Engineer at Becrypt you will be responsible for building, developing and maintaining AOSP-based projects to ensure they meet our clients’ needs. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to bring innovative ideas to life, ensuring seamless performance and a satisfying user experience. Going forward you will lead and develop a growing team of engineers to develop future AOSP projects.

Principle duties:

  • Collaborate with product managers, architects and other developers to define requirements and user stories
  • Lead developers and QA engineers to produce correct solutions in a timely fashion
  • Design, develop, test, and maintain high-quality Android components
  • Implement clean, maintainable and efficient code following best practices
  • Debug and resolve technical issues and performance bottlenecks
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest Android development trends and technologies
  • Continuously improve performance, reliability and security
  • Conduct code reviews and provide constructive feedback to team members
  • Ensure compliance with design guidelines, interface specifications and coding standards
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of our Android development environment and tools
  • Assist with customer escalation cases
  • Any other reasonable duties as required by the business


Essential Skills:

  • Deep knowledge of the AOSP architecture
  • Proven experience developing and releasing AOSP-based projects
  • First class knowledge of the Java programming language for Android
  • Good familiarity with Kotlin, C and C++
  • Comprehensive experience of Android Studio, SDK, development tools and build system
  • Familiarity with aspects of Android security including permissions, authentication, encryption, keystores and SELinux
  • Team leadership and line management of software engineers


Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Exposure to agile project management
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and JSON data structures
  • Experience with version control systems including Perforce and Git
  • Degree in computer science or another closely related subject



  • Excellent communicator
  • Great attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team player
  • Problem solver
  • Self-motivated


Benefits package:

  • 25 days annual leave (plus additional days after 2, 5 & 10 years service)
  • Up to 5 days holiday purchase available
  • Private medical insurance (including dental & optical and travel insurance)
  • Health cashback scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Life cover 4 x salary
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Employee referral scheme


Additional Information:

Role will be subject to a pre-employment screening process and will require Security Clearance.


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