Chennai, India Hybrid

Expert Android Mobile Platform Engineer



Ciklum is looking for an Expert Android Mobile Platform Engineer to join our team full-time in India.

We are a custom product engineering company that supports both multinational organizations and scaling startups to solve their most complex business challenges. With a global team of over 4,000 highly skilled developers, consultants, analysts and product owners, we engineer technology that redefines industries and shapes the way people live.

About the role:

As an Expert Android Mobile Platform Engineer, become a part of a cross-functional development team engineering experiences of tomorrow.

You`ll spearhead technical leadership on a transformative project aimed at elevating digital capabilities, fostering innovation, and driving continuous improvement within a prominent multinational banking and financial services organization, renowned for its global presence and dedication to pioneering client solutions.


  • Technical Problem Solving: Take the lead on challenging technical problems and advise on solutions
  • Advocacy and Communication: Advocate for technology within HSBC, communicating to a global team of engineers
  • Leadership and Oversight: Participate in the technology leadership team, providing oversight as a senior engineering lead
  • Quality Assurance and Decision-Making: Decide on engineering practices, ensure quality standards, and evaluate new technology
  • Scalable Solutions and Talent Management: Build scalable solutions, collaborate on talent recruitment, and provide feedback
  • Technical Debt Reduction: Identify strategic ways to reduce technical debt and drive continuous improvement


  • Proven track record as a senior contributor or tech lead in a large-scale mobile engineering setup
  • Mastery in mobile technology with a solid grasp of agile and DevOps practices
  • Proficiency in Kotlin for Android app development
  • Familiarity with key libraries and tools like Dagger2, Rxjava2, Retrofit2
  • Expertise in UI and Core Architectural Design patterns
  • Strong background in writing Unit Tests and UI tests using JUnit, Mockito, Espresso
  • Understanding of metrics for informed decision-making to enhance product quality and speed of delivery
  • Awareness of emerging trends in the Android ecosystem
  • Knowledge of source code versioning tools, particularly Github
  • Understanding of security principles and integration practices (e.g., HTTPS, certificate pinning, encryption)
  • Bachelor`s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

Personal skills

  • Communication is a key. You speak and write in English fluently or at least at an upper-intermediate level
  • Strong communication skills, adept at engaging and guiding diverse engineering teams
  • Accountability for the own scope of work and capability to assess tasks of less experienced colleagues
  • Prior experience mentoring engineers and fostering collaborative relationships
  • Skilled in constructive feedback providing
  • Eager to learn and grow: curios, keen to constant self-development
  • Constantly improving own mastership
  • Proactive in efforts to deliver results according to the expectations
  • Suggesting new ideas, looking for alternative solutions
  • Ability to express ideas, thoughts and questions simply, concisely and in a structured way

What's in it for you

  • Care: your mental and physical health is our priority. We ensure comprehensive company-paid medical insurance, as well as financial and legal consultation
  • Tailored education path: boost your skills and knowledge with our regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), Udemy licence, language courses and company-paid certifications
  • Growth environment: share your experience and level up your expertise with a community of skilled professionals, locally and globally
  • Flexibility: hybrid work mode at Chennai or Pune
  • Opportunities: we value our specialists and always find the best options for them. Our Resourcing Team helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfil your potential
  • Global impact: work on large-scale projects that redefine industries with international and fast-growing clients
  • Welcoming environment: feel empowered with a friendly team, open-door policy, informal atmosphere within the company and regular team-building events

About us:

India is a strategic growth market for Ciklum.

Be a part of a big story created right now. Lets grow our delivery center in India together! Boost your skills and knowledge: create and innovate with like-minded professionals — all of that within a global company with a local spirit and start-up soul.

Supported by Recognize Partners and expanding globally, we will engineer the experiences of tomorrow!

Be bold, not bored!

Experiences of tomorrow. Engineered together

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We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. Can’t wait to see you at Ciklum.


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