Android Developer Job in Kenya

Job Description

Reporting to the Software Engineering Lead – Apps, the position holder will be required to develop and publish enterprise mobile applications in Android. They will collaborate with internal teams to develop functional mobile applications while working in a fast-paced environment, keeping up to date with new concepts and best practices for developing mobile applications, adopting Agile in DevOps and, team delivery.


Architect, build and maintain excellent mobile applications with clean code

Release applications to Google Play and Huawei App stores

Design and implement user interface components for mobile applications using from prototypes and wireframes

Write unit, UI, integration and automated tests to ensure error-free code, performance and quality

Integration to RESTful APIs

Work with Coroutines to improve performance of the mobile apps

Identify, plan and implement new mobile products, applications and protocols

Creating efficient data queries and communicating to back-end developers on API issues

Build reusable code and libraries for future use

Implement clean, modern, smooth animations and transitions that provide an excellent user experience

Work with modern tools including Confluence, Jira, Slack, GitHub etc

Reviewing application requirements and interface designs

Documenting application changes and developing updates

Collecting user feedback and optimization of operational experience

On-going app support, debug and enhancement

Remain up to date with the technologies, concepts, best practices and news of mobile applications development

Work closely with colleagues to constantly innovate app functionality and design

Communicate with users to understand their needs and experiences


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

3+ years of professional experience working with Android

4+ years of professional software development experience

A very good understanding about mobile applications and programming languages such as Kotlin, Java, SqlLite, XML together with their mainstream IDEs such as Android Studio. 

Knowledge in Swift, React Native, Flutter, Kotlin Multiplatform and Xcode is an added advantage

A strong understanding on Single Activity and MVVM architecture patterns and Jetpack components like Navigation

Experience in RESTful API integrations, Version Control (Git) and DevOps

An understanding on Security Principles with regard to mobile applications and tech platforms

Experience in developing Android applications

A strong desire to learn and figure out how to create market leading user-friendly mobile applications

Quick to adopt and willingness to work/deliver in a short period

Ability to quickly absorb technical concepts and communicate them to a non-technical audience

Passionate about robust code design

Knowledge of UI/UX designs and wireframes

Ability to create and maintain continuous integration and delivery of Android applications

Technical Skills

Knowledge of functional and object-oriented programming

Significant experience working with Kotlin along with tools like Dagger Hilt, Ktlint, Espresso and SonarQube

Strong knowledge of Android fundamentals such as MVVM and Clean architectures, Paging, Navigation and LiveData

Good knowledge of Architecture using Library and Dynamic Feature modules

Ability to write well-documented, clean Kotlin code

Understanding of Dependency Management using Version Catalog

Familiarity with build tools like Gradle, Dexguard and Proguard

Understanding of secure REST APIs, Websocket Connections, offline storage, and working with third-party libraries

A complete understanding of the full mobile app development lifecycle right from prototyping

Knowledge of type checking, unit testing and code debugging

Knowledge of user interface design, responsive designs, animations and accessibility support

Well-versed in a variety of Android software and technologies such as ESLint

Experience with Firebase products and services

Good troubleshooting skills

Non-Technical Skills

A positive mindset and continuous-learning attitude

Ability to solve issues and contribute to libraries as and when needed

Experience working in an agile development environment

Strong verbal and written communication skills to communicate strategy

A collaborative approach to build apps and solve complex problems

Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

Client-focused approach with a goal of creating user-centric designs

Good interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills

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