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Director of Mobile (Android)

Amsterdam - Products

Director of Mobile (Android)

As the Android Director at Backbase, you hold a pivotal role that integrates strategic leadership, technical expertise, and mentorship within the Android development domain.

What you'll do

Your primary objective is to shape the direction of Backbase’s Android mobile discipline while also serving as a recognized authority in the broader engineering landscape. You will report to the VP of Engineering for Backbase channels, and together with your peers for iOS and Web, you will help shape the technical vision for our product’s digital channels and the technical guidelines for its development.

● Lead Android strategy and best practices at Backbase, aligning development efforts with company objectives and staying updated on industry trends.
● Drive client engagement by gathering feedback to enhance satisfaction, while representing the Android discipline and fostering collaboration within the Android Guild.
● Oversee recruitment and talent management for Android engineers, ensuring successful hiring outcomes and guiding team structure.
● Serve as the main expert on Android development, leading architecture and quality assurance efforts to meet high standards of quality and security.
● Collaborate cross-functionally with R&D, customer success, and product management to ensure successful implementation of Android projects and products.
● Assume the role of product tech director for Android within R&D, shaping technical roadmaps, driving innovation, and leading developer enablement initiatives.

Who you are

As the future Android Director at Backbase, you play a pivotal role in driving Android strategy, technical excellence, and innovation within the organisation while also providing leadership and mentorship to engineering teams and therefore we believe to really take this role to the next level, we think you’ll need:

● Extensive experience in Android development, with a proven track record of architecting Android strategies and defining best practices.
● In-depth technical expertise in Android architecture, quality assurance, and performance optimization, with a focus on meeting high standards of quality, security, and accessibility.
● Strong leadership skills, demonstrated by the ability to coordinate change management efforts, resolve technical issues, and maintain product consistency across teams.
● Proven track record of successful cross-functional collaboration, including experience working with professional management and product development teams to ensure the successful implementation of Android projects and products.
● Exceptional communication and client engagement skills, including experience in gathering and implementing client feedback to drive improvement initiatives.
● Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor teams, including experience in recruitment, talent management, and fostering collaboration within a technical guild or similar structure.


Our Perks

Loud and busy sometimes but always friendly, helpful, and super fun. We love to celebrate each other’s achievements, share jokes, and our love for food, movies, traveling, and sports. We’re one big and diverse family working towards the same goal.


Free, healthy lunches every day. Plus snacks and drinks.


Friday parties every month. Office boat you can use with your team.


Discounted gym membership through our corporate fitness plan.

Training budget

Specific budget for your personal development.


You can wear clothes you feel comfortable in.

High spec equipment

We provide all employees with high-spec Macs and tech set up.

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