Android software engineer

Crisp Thinking

Leeds, UK

Full time

Oct 27

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We have two brand new positions available in our Engineering team! Are you an Android Developer? If so, read on....

We are looking for two talented Android Developers to join us and will be considering Mid to Senior level....

In response to COVID -19, these roles will be WFH full time until 2021. Applicants therefore must be in a position to work from their home and have a secure workstation appropriate for home working for an extended period.

In 2021, your flexibility to work in our Leeds office will be key, as we will be gradually returning to our offices.

Although this role is remote, the right individual does need to be within an accessible distance to our Leeds offices, flexibility to attend our offices every so often will be essential.

Leading global brands and social platforms trust Crisp for Social Media Safety, safeguarding their share price and reputation by guaranteeing they are always the first to know. Which means they are always the first to act.

By combining Artificial and Human Intelligence, Crisp’s Extended Intelligence delivers 24/7/365 safety by continually fighting the weaponization of communications from whoever the source, whatever the language and whichever the online harm.

Crisp tracks and understands what ‘Bad Actors’ are saying to build accurate profiles and use predictive and behavioural analytics to identify trends and identify the “unknown unknowns”. Crisp’s proprietary technology then does the heavy lifting by scanning the web continuously, capturing billions of pieces of data on this select cohort of individuals.

Crisp currently protects over $3.6 trillion of aggregate market capitalisation across our current customer base. This demonstrates both the value and uniqueness of our service, and the trust our customers have in us to deliver that service.


We are looking for two Android Developers to work on interesting projects here at Crisp. To join our team, you will be experienced in writing and maintaining high performance code in Java/Kotlin.

As an Android Developer, you will be participating in the entire software development life cycle, debugging applications and will be working on a wide variety of projects as part of our product roadmap.

The opportunity offers the chance to work for a company that produces some of the most advanced technology in the world – technology that is utilised by some of the largest social media environments !

As part of your role, you will be responsible for:

  • Analysing system requirements
  • Writing clean, testable code using Java/Kotlin
  • Test and debug various applications
  • Review and refactor code
  • Deploy fully functional applications
  • Document development and operational procedures

Essential Criteria

  • Experience as a professional Android developer
  • Proficiency in building android applications and working with the Android SDK
  • Android Remote Control / UI Test Automation
  • App Instrumentation & Reverse Engineering
  • In-depth Java knowledge
  • Troubleshooting abilities
  • Good communication skills

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience working with EdXposed/Frida
  • Experience working with Bootloaders/ Fastboot
  • Experience working with and deployment of emulated devices
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Agile Project delivery (ideally Kanban)

To be considered for the role, please apply before the 1st November 2020.

We will be assessing/interviewing throughout the advertising period, and if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date, the vacancy will be removed.


Our rewards are as unique as our culture, and we want to attract the best people and keep hold of them.

Not only will we ensure that your development is key, but you will be joining a fantastic team of like-minded people who work together as one team to achieve a shared vision.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package which include

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Critical Illness

Life Insurance Cover

Healthcare Cash Plan

Subsidised gym membership

Cycle to Work scheme

Commuters club

If this isn’t enough, we are set in some of the best offices in Leeds and have free fruit delivered every Monday, we have a breakfast order each Friday, including ‘beer’ afternoon on Fridays…plus monthly pizza treats !


'This work meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, any applicants who are offered work for this organisation will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. A criminal record will not automatically bar a person from successfully taking up this post.

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