Android Engineer

Work Level

Intermediate (Junior and Senior also considered)


Market Related, Based on experience.


Full Time, On Site. Flexi Hours Available


Green Point, Cape Town

Position Purpose

We are looking for an Android developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a range of Android devices including mobile phones and tablet computers. Your primary focus will be development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working alongside other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential.

Major Accountabilities

• Design and build applications for the Android platform
• Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
• Collaborate with a team to define, design, and ship new features
• Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
• Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

Technical Knowledge

• Proficient with Java or Kotlin
• Experience with Android frameworks.
• Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
• Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services
• Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards
• Understanding of Android design principles and interface guidelines
• Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
• Knack for benchmarking and optimization
• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
• Familiarity with continuous integration

Professional Knowledge

• Business Acumen
• People skills
• The highest level of client and business confidentiality at all times
• Ability to ensure that you strictly maintain the standards, disciplines and procedures of the company
• Ability to understand & strive to achieve set targets

Soft Skills/Behaviours

• Attention to detail
• Able to follow specific instructions
• Good time management skills
• Good organisational skills.
• Complete self-motivation and self-starting capabilities
• Innovative thinking
• Good communication skills