Pretoria, GP, South Africa
Software Android Engineer
Cape Town, Western Cape
Market Related per month
Open to All Candidates
A renowned and leading ecommerce retailer in South Africa is looking for a Senior Android Engineer to join their team on a full time permanent basis for their offices in Cape Town.
We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.
They offer some of the best salaries in the industry plus work from home, half day and flexi hours and employee education assist. Apart from that they also have free coffee bars, sushi bars, gourmet restaurants, resting pods, open bar on Thursday and Fridays with free drinks and major employee discounts for any online products. They also offer free online courses, birthday leave, free parking and DSTV discount. The total package offers full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and promise that one will not be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build a great career with them. All necessary training and mentoring will be provided.
The position reports to the Mobile Engineering Team Lead.
Responsibilities : Help design, develop and refine new features Locate and resolve bugs and crashes Brainstorm new ideas and concepts Work with teammates on design, code reviews, and estimation Attributes :
Be accountable Creative Solution-based Flexible And take pride in your work
Requirements: 3 year computer science degree (or equivalent) At least 2 years of professional experience in native Android (preferably using Android Studio) Strong Computer Science and programming fundamentals Full understanding of the Android application and activity lifecycles Experience with Fragments. Appreciation of Android-specific asynchronous processing techniques.
Desirable Skills: Knowledge of strategies to handle issues related to platform fragmentation, differing screen sizes and multiple OS versions. Experience working with unit test frameworks (Easymock, Mockito, Roboelectric, etc) Experience with network requests to RESTful APIs using best practice and well known libraries (volley, restkit, etc) Knowledge and Appreciation of Android user experience design patterns. Experience developing eCommerce apps for retail Experience working with software development tools including Git, Jira and Confluence. Experience with writing UI Automation scripts using Appium Any iOS native development experience Environment
Our employees are entrepreneurial & dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun & share the ambition of the company being the leading e-commerce company in Africa. They have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, & are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where they can improve. They are short on ego and high on output. They are doers and not only thinkers, it's all in the execution after all. They love what they do & what they are creating. Characteristics
Respectful but forthright Competitive, self-directed & strive to be the BEST Passionate about the potential of e-commerce & delivering world-class customer experience Entrepreneurial, thrives under change & accepts it is a constant & always looks for solutions to do something better and faster Business SMART: Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical & product input; Curious & challenge the status quo Innovative & enjoys iteration Collaborative Cutting edge of developing new concepts for the company Is Smart, has integrity and is Hard Working
Mobile Developer, Software Developer, Software Engineer