Job Title: Software Engineer, Android
Location: Cannon Street, London
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: 4 April 2019


Deliveroo is on a mission to transform the way the world thinks about food delivery. It’s not a chicken chow mein and a night on the sofa anymore, it’s your favourite local restaurant, it’s a dinner party, a date.

We’re four years in, and along the way our team has taken hundreds of ideas from brainstorms to global rollouts, like Deliveroo Editions bespoke kitchens designed to host a locally curated selection of restaurants. Editions are our solution to ensuring that our customers have access to the best of the food scene, no matter where they live.

And that’s just what we’re like at Deliveroo, no compromise allowed and lots of food inspired challenges to get your teeth into. Out of the box thinking is actively encouraged and we move quickly to make great ideas happen. We’re energetic, fast-paced and blow off steam with free for all Friday lunches.

It’s a formula that’s working too we’re bringing great food to customers in 12 countries and over 100 cities.

The Role

We’re looking for Android Developers to join our rider, restaurant and consumer teams. Our applications have an MVP architecture using RxJava and Dagger. We’ve adopted Kotlin and are moving full steam ahead in converting our apps to 100% Kotlin.

On a day to day basis, you’ll use your knowledge in Android and core Java (and Kotlin?) to write code that is testable and maintainable. Collaborate with product, backend, design and QA to ship new features or experiments and improve the existing applications. You will pair with other engineers and perform code reviews to ensure a stable application, high quality code and distribute knowledge across the team.


  • 3+ years experience in building Android apps at scale using Java and/or Kotlin
  • You write testable and maintainable code
  • Experience with Android development tools like Android Studio
  • Experience working in a cross-functional team
  • Pride in readable, well-designed, well-tested software
  • Knowledge of the Android SDK and AndroidX
  • Passionate about Android
  • Interested in writing Kotlin


  • Work at our new headquarters right by Cannon Street Station. The office has a prayer room, nap room, onsite gym, and a rooftop garden overlooking Tower Bridge. We hold firmwide meetings on our basketball court
  • Flexible working, including parent friendly working hours, flexible hours, working from home days - all made easy by our great use of tech including video conferencing, slack, workplace
  • Maternity/paternity leave and shared parental leave
  • An internationally diverse, sociable, dynamic team to work alongside
  • Conferences (attending and/or speaking) and learning resources
  • Company benefits including: discounted private healthcare and a pension plan with employer contributions, childcare voucher scheme, cycle to work scheme, charitable giving, subsidised gym membership, cycle parking)
  • Company wide tech talks with internal and external speakers, and a calendar of tech meetups hosted on the premises
  • Regular team off-sites
  • Access to Deliveroo Plus (no delivery fee on all orders)
  • Every Friday we order lunch for everyone from restaurants on the Deliveroo platform

We believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a passion for (most) food and a desire to be part of one of the fastest growing startups around.

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