Summit Africa RecruitmentSummit Africa Recruitment
Job title: Senior Android Developer
Employment type:Full Time
Experience:4 to 10 years
Job published:26 January 2021
Job reference no:4273753720

Job Description

Key responsibilities:

  • Take ownership, build and maintain our bleeding edge mobile eCommerce Android application.
  • Design, develop and test code written in Java/Kotlin.
  • Apply best practice and ensure stability and security of the applications.
  • Monitor and profile application performance.
  • Take part in daily standup; manage your time and workload effectively.
  • Collaborate with creative, content and engineering teams to design and develop a world-class Android application.
  • Publish applications to the Google Play Store

Attributes/Experience required:

  • Strong Computer Science and programming fundamentals.
  • Experience architecting, developing, testing and maintaining Android mobile applications.
  • Experience with network requests to RESTful APIs (JSON) using best practice.
  • Full understanding of the Android application, activity and fragment life-cycles.
  • Appreciation of Android-specific asynchronous processing techniques.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of Android user experience design patterns.
  • Experience using GIT, Jira and Confluence
  • Experience developing in an Agile team environment
  • Be accountable, engaging and inventive.
  • Work alongside a QA engineer regarding testing and product finalisation.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Sketch, Zeplin and Photoshop.
  • Experience with Google Maps, Firebase & Braze.


  • Information Technology or Computer Science Degree OR Minimum of 4 years relevant experience