Lead Mobile Developer

Android C++ iOS Architecture Project management
Touch Surgery
London, United Kingdom
Full Time
Visa sponsor
Work Remote
Salary: Unknown

About Touch Surgery:

Touch Surgery is a revolutionary funded London start-up, founded to spread surgical knowledge through advanced tech products.

About the job:

The Touch Surgery Android and iOS apps are used by 1000’s of professional and trainee surgeons daily. They are the ‘shop window’ of the Touch Surgery experience, and must deliver a consistently high level of functionality, engagement and quality.

The Lead Mobile Developer is a senior position with the following roles and responsibilities:


  • Overall ownership and responsibility for the Touch Surgery app across all mobile platforms (currently Android and iOS)
  • Scrum master for the mobile team (currently 2 iOS developers, 1 Android developer)
  • Lead Architect for the mobile app, in particular the cross-platform C++ layer and interface with back-end services
  • Lead Developer for the Android app, including line management of at least 1 other Android developer
  • Reporting to the CTO

  • Ensuring monthly releases are delivered on time, to high quality
  • Working closely with the Design team to ensure a smooth pipeline from inception of ideas to delivery of features
  • Establishing a culture of personal ownership, attention to detail, and shared learning
  • Establishing and driving effective software development disciplines for: agile project management, version control, test and release processes, post-release bug tracking/fixing
  • Together with the wider Engineering team (currently 9 people), driving an effective Test Automation agenda

Required skills and experience:

  • Seasoned and confident team lead, taking ultimate responsibility for published software
  • Highly confident in C++ development/debugging
  • Highly confident in Android development/debugging (or ability to attain that standard within 3 months)
  • Concrete experience of best practices in software development, including regular release cycles
  • Concrete experience of test automation

Salary: Very competitive.

Benefits: 20 days paid leave per annum. Share options pool.

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