Do you love creating user-centric apps that work well, look great and make sense? Do you have a passion for pets and want to create telemedicine software that will be used daily by hundreds of thousands of users?
Felcana is revolutionising the way pet owners, vets and insurers look after pets’ health. Based in Central London, Felcana is a well-funded, telemedicine start-up that gives pet owners, vets and insurers a mobile-first platform to track, monitor and understand a dog or cat’s health. Trusted by vets and developed for pets, Felcana integrates state-of-the-art artificial intelligence, machine learning and veterinary expertise, to help predict, simplify and treat over 90% of health issues for dogs and cats. Not only does Felcana help owners better understand their pets, but Felcana also provides robust, reliable insights that empower vets to make earlier and more accurate diagnoses. Since launching, Felcana has already won the prestigious Spark Design Award and was voted as the ‘Top Innovative Dog Start-up to watch in 2018’. We’ve been featured in the BBC, Vet Times, Vet Record, Tech.London and others as a game changer in improving the efficiency of pet care and veterinary technology. Exciting stuff.
About the role
We’re seeking a hands-on mobile developer to help take Felcana, (for iOS / Android) to the next level.
Joining a world-class team of software engineers, electronic engineers, data scientists and designers, the successful Mobile Developer will be responsible for the development of Felcana’s iOS and Android applications. Reporting to our Lead Software Engineer, you will build, update and continuously improve the app’s features and integrations, focusing on usability and performance.
You will work closely with Felcana’s design team to build beautiful, engaging and functional interfaces on both Android and iOS applications. You’ll have complete autonomy over your work, creating production applications that have wide reach, whilst adding features that keep users engaged.
This exciting opportunity is not for the faint hearted. We need a hard-working, driven and product-oriented mobile developer who loves getting their hands dirty to join our team. Solving problems with complete end-to-end solutions and having the freedom you need to build robust, intuitive user interfaces, we’re looking for a go-getter.
- 3+ years’ commercial experience with mobile development on iOS and Android
- Professional experience with Swift for iOS and Java/Kotlin for Android
- Proven experience with building engaging user interfaces on mobile and native applications
- Demonstrated background working with design, development, coding, testing, and debugging of mobile-based applications on the Apple iOS platform.
- Experience with packaging apps for deployment to app stores
- Worked with remote data via REST and JSON
- Passion for end-to-end delivery and a desire to learn more about emerging technologies, the mobile landscape, animal healthcare, telemedicine and IoT trends
Nice to have’s
- Familiarity with functional programming concepts and practices or experience
- Experience managing IoT hardware and app integration projects
- Professional experience with TDD and testing frameworks
- Experience with Bluetooth/BLE integration
- Eye for design and the overall UI/UX
- Strong understanding of performance analysis and optimisation techniques
- Passion for pets
Why join Felcana?
We’re a small, innovative and fast-paced team who are passionate about what we do and who are driven to build the future of intelligent pet care.
- Competitive salary and options for the right candidate
- Flexible working hours and casual dress code
- 25 days holiday plus public holidays
- Free Friday breakfasts and weekly fresh fruit ‘health box’
- Pension scheme
- Dog-friendly office
- High impact role where you’ll have the autonomy to make a difference
- 20% discount in restaurants, bars and cafés in Somerset House (including the annual ice skating rink!)
We’re based in the impressive Somerset House, Strand, Central London where we gain free entry to the on-site exhibitions and events.