Android Developer Job in Kenya

Job Purpose:

Engineers at iCube build products and services that impact the day to day lives of our customers and internal teams. Your contributions will ensure that tangible value is continuously delivered to the end users. A successful candidate will be expected to work closely with the product & design team to ensure timely delivery of great products. He/she will also need to be willing to learn and passionate about making contributions towards the team’s success.

Job Description

We are looking for an Android developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a vast number of diverse Android devices. Your primary focus will be the development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working along-side other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and creating quality products is essential.

As a Member of the team, you will:

Design and build advanced applications for the Android platform

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design and ship new features

Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability and general reliability

Identify & correct bottlenecks & fix bugs while improving application performance

Continuously discover, evaluate and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

Develop and deploy software that will help drive improvements towards the reliability, availability, performance and efficiency of I&M Bank’s services.

Work with peers to plan & prioritize the development and test strategy to ensure high quality and timely delivery of the fixes and tools.

Partner with various teams across the bank to transform requirements into tools, products, and services.

Share knowledge across the team and the bank.

Periodically spend time with the rest of the team outside of work with the intention to strengthen the bonds between the team members

This may be your dream job if you:

Have a strong core understanding of software engineering best practices

Working knowledge of object-oriented design and development skills

Possess fantastic problem solving, debugging and troubleshooting skills

Understanding of concepts in data structures and algorithms with demonstrated ability to make use of them

Working experience in Android UI design principles, patterns & best practices

Experience with 3rd Party libraries and APIs

You have prior experience as an Android Developer using Kotlin, Java, Android SDK, Android NDK

You have experience in publishing an application on the Google Play store

Proven work experience in design patterns mobile architecture using frameworks such as MVVM/MVC/MVP

Familiarity with various testing tools

Experience with SSO and OAUTH

Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends and emerging technologies

Solid understanding of the full mobile development lifecycle

Experience with offline storage, threading & performance tuning

Familiarity & good understanding with RESTful APIs to connect Android apps to backend services

Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications.

Understand Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines

Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git

Familiarity with continuous integration/ continuous deployment

Have an ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks competently

Have strong interpersonal and communication skills

Yearn to learn new technology stacks and accept that learning is forever

Pay close attention to the little details that help make our products that much better

Enjoy working in a fun and highly collaborative environment

Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies

You are a problem solver with good analytical skills

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