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Job Description

hedgehog lab is a human-centred global tech consultancy. What sets us apart? Our unwavering commitment to going above and beyond, meeting every challenge with passion and curiosity. We take immense pride in our role as trusted partners for businesses worldwide, where we harness cutting-edge technologies to sculpt digital products that not only meet but exceed expectations, leaving a lasting impact on our clients and their industries.

Our culture thrives on turning constraints into catalysts for innovation, empowering our team to unleash their full potential and deliver unparalleled value to our clients. Beyond our award-winning work, we’re also known for our Flexa-certified company culture.

We’re looking for a passionate Senior Flutter Developer who’s committed to delivering products that cut through the complexities of digital transformation and bring valuable business visions to life.

The Opportunity

  • Full-time, permanent Senior Flutter Developer.
  • Lead project teams (Product Manager, Scrum Master, Designer, and other Engineers) in problem solving and development to deliver the best outcomes for clients.
  • Work with other mobile engineers to shape Flutter best practice at hedgehog lab as part of our working group.
  • Provide technical leadership for a range of projects. Participate in agile ceremonies, contribute to estimation, identify and escalate issues to product and technical management. Support clients with technical advice and elicit requirements.

Tech Stuff

  • Essential: 3+ years of experience developing for Google’s Flutter platform using the Dart programming language
  • Preferred: 2+ years secondary skill as a native Android (Java / Kotlin) or iOS (Swift) mobile developer, or other similar domain.
  • An aptitude and openness to learning new skills and technologies
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills - whether it be tracking down an obscure memory leak, or getting to the bottom of how best to translate business requirements into a fully implemented solution
  • Strong opinions on what goes into making a good mobile app around areas such as performance, security, and usability
  • A solid understanding of HTTP, RESTful APIs and how a mobile app consumes them
  • Experience with, or a willingness to extend your skills in unit testing
  • Working knowledge of Git, Continuous Integration, and other supporting systems
  • An understanding of SCRUM/agile methodologies

About You

  • Passionate with a desire to deliver world-class products
  • Detail oriented and delivery focused, with the ability to think big. This opportunity involves working on an existing product which is globally consumed
  • An ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • An excellent communicator (verbally and written), capable of inspiring colleagues and clients
  • Outgoing, personable, sociable and easy going
  • Open to criticism from your team to benefit project development
  • Always eager to learn and to share knowledge
  • Comfortable with pressure and deadlines and can work in a fast paced environment

Interview Process:

Stage1️⃣ - Intro call with our Talent Acquisition Advisor (30 mins Google Meet)

Stage 2️⃣ - Tech Test (take home, no deadline)

Stage 3️⃣ - Technical interview with the team (60 mins Google Meet)

Why hedgehog lab?

  • Ranked by Clutch for mobile app development
  • We work with clients of all sizes, from startups to FTSE 100 companies across a range of sectors. If you want to build your portfolio, this is the place to do it. Check out some of our past client work here!
  • A transparent and open company culture based on trust, where politics is shunned and everyone works as a team.
  • Our People are our greatest asset, and we are so proud to have been certified as a Great Place to Work, as rated by 91% of our business.
  • We’re a fully Flexified Employer, certified by Flexa. We know a one size fits all approach doesn’t work for everyone, we work with our employees to establish a model that benefits both parties.
  • Check out our Glassdoor reviews!

What we offer?

🏖️ 36 days paid holidays, including bank holidays.

🏡 Flexible working environment. We’re a remote-first company, as well as offering office environments for those who prefer a hybrid approach.

👶 Enhanced maternity policy. Our maternity policy offers enhanced maternity pay above the statutory amount (UK only).

🧠 A transparent and open company culture where politics are shunned and everyone works as a team.

📖 Annual learning & development budget plus 4 days L&D leave, which renews every year.

💙 Annual wellbeing budget plus 2 paid wellbeing days to use as you feel fit.

💌 Free therapy sessions with Spill. Mental health is paramount to us. Our partner, Spill, is a Slack-integrated therapy app available to all our staff at no extra cost.

💰 Bippit financial wellbeing service to give everyone a professionally-qualified financial expert to alleviate money stresses (UK only).

🏥 Bupa health plan. This cash plan covers UK employees claiming an amount of cash back for things like optical, dental and therapies.

🥳 Monthly payday socials and annual Summer and Christmas parties. We also like to celebrate important cultural milestones.

🚴‍♀️ Cycle-to-Work scheme (UK only).

💻 Company-supplied Apple Mac.

👪 Family-friendly, backed by enhanced parental and adoption policies.

🌍 Inclusive environment. We never discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, genetics, disability or age. From menopausal support to neurodiversity adjustments, we’ll continue to foster an inclusive culture at the lab where everyone can let their authentic selves shine.

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

At hedgehog lab, our team is our greatest asset.

We believe that having diversity within our team is integral to doing our best work and creating the most innovative products for our customers. We will continue to foster an inclusive culture at the lab where everyone can be their authentic selves and thrive.

We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply to our roles and we don’t discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, genetics, disability or age.

If you require any adjustments to submit an application for a vacancy, or if you require any reasonable adjustment should you be invited to interview then please complete this form: Adjustments to the hiring process. Please note, you do not have to have a registered disability to request reasonable adjustments.

We are a family friendly employer with a culture based on trust, autonomy and flexibility.

We are always learning and our policies and processes are ever evolving to make sure that they’re in line with this statement.


Company benefits

28 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Health insurance – BUPA Health Plan
Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced sick pay
Wellbeing allowance – Annual personal Wellbeing budget plus 2 days off
L&D budget – Annual Learning & Development budget plus 4 days
Shared parental leave
Volunteer days – 1 day off per year for the purpose of volunteering
Cycle to work scheme
Access to free therapy sessions.
Access to financial wellbeing advice.
Monthly payday socials and annual Summer and Christmas parties.
Annual £250 Learning & Development budget inclusive of 4 L&D days.
Annual £100 personal Wellbeing budget inclusive of 2 wellbeing days.
Location
95%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
89%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
67%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
80%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
87%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
89%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
80%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
85%
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Culture
79%
Employees enjoy the working environment
Mission
75%
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Salary
57%
Employees feel that their salary is fair and in line with the market average

Working at hedgehog lab

Company employees

108

Gender diversity (male:female)

75:25

Office locations

Newcastle UK, York UK, Sofia BG

Funding levels

£2 million+

Hiring Countries

Bulgaria

United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Media & Agencies

Media & Agencies

Industry awards 2023
Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2023
Consultancy & Agency

Consultancy & Agency

Industry awards 2022

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