Our work tells our story

Not just talking about it, but doing it! As a team, but with your own responsibilities and freedom that comes with the job. Every day new things to learn in complex online and mobile projects and solutions for (inter)national clients like Rabobank, Knab, Cembra Money Bank, Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance, Aruba Bank, Achmea and Unirobe Meeùs Groep. The world that our clients live in changes rapidly. Through digital improvements we make sure our clients stay ahead and in control of these changes.

We have a unique combination of extensive experience in finance and the digital world, both from a business perspective and technology. We have 110+ colleagues in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Sofia and Zürich. Complexity and innovative solutions, every day. We work with a team of enthusiastic and fun professionals, experts within their specific domain. Together, they can make anything work! This is our story; we are curious about yours.

Your story at Virtual Affairs

The apps that we develop are not nine days’ wonders. Our clients have a large customer base that uses our apps on a daily basis. Robustness, structure and performance are of key importance. We develop long-term solutions that are complex, and this is exactly what you are looking for! You have the talent and the experience that’s needed to develop distinctive apps for the Android platform. Already back in 2014, we helped launching ‘Knab Social’, providing the opportunity to transfer money via a mobile phone number or a Facebook account. A perfect example of our innovation skills, as Virtual Affairs was responsible for the architecture and the development of this functionality. During our projects, you will work in an agile, scrum based environment. This means that you are not working for the client but closely collaborate with them in order to provide business value.

A mobile developer at Virtual Affairs is a true expert. You are an Android developer that continuously monitors specific developments, enhancements and new features within this platform and you know what can be used in client specific situations. You work in a small, multi-disciplinary team with other developers, interaction/visual designers, analysts and architects. You like to understand new concepts like test driven development, automated testing and continuous integration as these are key areas where we can add much value to our clients.

What’s your Story

You are passionate about developing Android apps, within a complex architecture. What seems easy on a screen is a completely different story on the back-end. Business processes, security and high performance requirements? This doesn’t scare you, on the contrary! You like being challenged and are not afraid to question decisions or discuss why these were made. Improvements and enhancements are proactively identified and implemented and quality of work is of great importance to you. You are curious in your work and life and this ensures you to quickly master new technologies and developments. You work in a structured way and within a predefined front-end and mobile architecture.

Additional for this profile:
  • A minimum of two years of experience with Android development and object-oriented programming;
  • You have a clear vision about working within a common front-end and mobile architecture and structure that is needed;
  • You understand the differences between native apps, platform development, web apps and html5-apps;
  • You can work with external API’s and you understand the complexity;
  • You have knowledge of Gradle, Proguard, RxJava, Retrofit, Nineoldandroids, Robospice or other frameworks;
  • You are familiar with concepts and libraries like MVC, MVVM, JSON, ORM, Android Support Packages, Google Play Services;
  • Experience with other programming languages is an advantage, as well as a broad knowledge of and interest in information technology in general.

About Virtual Affairs

There are no secrets in today’s world of retail banking, wealth management, internet banking, financial planning and insurance. We know which online interaction concepts work, which technologies have proven themselves and how users act digitally. At Virtual Affairs we employ curious, enthusiastic and committed people who are experts in their field of work. They love to keep up with the latest developments in online and mobile technologies, user concepts and customer journeys. Freedom and independence are important within our company. At Virtual Affairs, you don’t work from 9 till 5, you sort out your own workday. Every day we strive together to innovate and provide tangible business value to our broad range of clients.