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Hi there 👋

  • 🧑‍💻 I'm a Senior Android Engineer and offer the following consultancy services:

    • Android App design, build and test services
    • Android SDK specific consultancy, how to design, build, distribute open or closed source SDKs in the Android ecosystem
    • App security and hardening techniques
    • Code Review i.e security code review
    • Android technical interviews - Do you have a need for Android technical resource and desire unbiased technical review of potential candidates?
  • 🔭 I’m currently working with Help Scout building an Android app and SDK

    • Day to day using MVI/Clean architectrue utilising Kotlin and Coroutines Flow, Room, Bitrise
    • Most proud of the real-time Chat SDK which I built from ground up using Push notifications, WebSockets with UI using MotionLayout
  • 🗣 I enjoy speaking at conferences and have presented internationally about Android and app security. See speaker timeline for more details

  • 👀 Looking for: speakers to give tech talks at the SW Mobile group that I founded in 2012 and co-run. Submit talk here

  • 📚 Co-Author of the Android Security Cookbook 2013, ISBN:978-1-78216-716-7

  • 💬 Ask me about Android development, Mobile security, Trail running or Coffee!

  • 📫 How to reach me: via Linkedin or Twitter

  • 😄 Pronouns: Him/He

  • Fun facts:

    • 🌯🌮 fav food is anything Mexican, but especially burritos
    • 🍻☕️ enjoy craft beer and freshly ground good coffee
    • 🏃‍♂️🏔 love trail running espeically when things get lumpy


  1. rootbeer Public

    Simple to use root checking Android library and sample app

    Java 1.8k 365

  2. SafetyNet Helper wraps the Google Play Services SafetyNet.API and verifies Safety Net API response with the Android Device Verification API.

    Java 296 79

  3. Simple jar to generate SSL pins based on a certificate's public key. Pins are base-64 SHA-1 hashes by default.

    Java 86 31

  4. Show/Hide Password EditText is a very simple extension of Android's EditText that puts a clickable hide/show icon in the right hand side of the EditText that allows showing of the password.

    Java 561 83

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