Senior Software Engineer (Android)
Airlift Technologies
Gauteng, South Africa
5d ago
source : findojobs-za

Are you excited to design software solutions that will serve millions of customers on a daily basis? Are you eager to work on a tech powered product that not only impacts your own life but impacts those around you?

Do you have a passion to join one of the most talented engineering teams in the region, as part of a high-growth, rapidly-scaling and well-capitalized start-up?

Are you looking to leave a mark on the world with the quality of your work? If so, we would love to talk to you!About Airlift : Airlift is building the rails of commerce in the developing world.

We view quick commerce as a platform for self-empowerment, one that helps build agency for various stakeholders, including drivers, suppliers and customers.

In the first 12-18 months, Airlift has secured $110m+ USD in venture financing and has scaled the business to multiple tens of thousands of daily customers.

We are backed by First Round Capital, a premier venture capital firm based in San Francisco (known for its seed stage investment in Uber, Square and other billion-dollar enterprises).

About the Role : The Engineering Team at Airlift Technologies is looking for a Software Engineer (Android) who will be responsible for designing, building and maintaining the core android applications (both internal and external) that will go on to impact millions of lives.

The ideal candidate should also be a team player and should love to mentor and guide the junior developers in the team. They should also be able to excel at working in an extremely fast, highly collaborative and cross-functional environment.

The candidate should always be on a lookout for the best solution for any given problem any time of the day. The problem-solving skills should be exceptional with this candidate! While this role is part of the retail operations function, prior experience in this domain is not required - we would love to connect with tech-wizards who would be excited to be part of the consumer-product landscape.

As a Software Engineer (Android), you must possess : 4+ years of prior experience with building highly scalable and robust Android Applications,Experience in developing android applications with Java and Kotlin,In-depth knowledge of Android development, with a deep understanding of Android core frameworks and design patterns,The ability to own the development and deadlines of getting features to production,The ability to think in terms of reusable processes, library and framework creations,The knowhow of building processes that help produce reliable and consistent outcomes,The adaptability to work in cross-functional environment with remote teams and demonstrate problem-solving skills,Strong leadership skills and must be able to lead a team of engineers in a highly collaborative way,Proactive, long-term effort for review of code and designs to identify and resolve complex, meaningful problems for Airlift’s Android application in line with Airlift’s mission and strategy,Excellent communication skills with the ability to document and explain complex concepts to technology and business teams.

You’ll want to work with us if you : Want to help build and scale one of the most disruptive products within and beyond Pakistan and South Africa,Love playing with big data and are thrilled at uncovering the hidden patterns and trends of the E-commerce industry,Love to solve challenging engineering problems for scalable architecture,Seek a fast-paced environment with an incredibly strong team culture and value system,Gravitate toward break-out career growth opportunities for accelerated learning and growth,Like to move fast you thrive in a fast-paced environment of innovation and cross-team collaboration,Enjoy mentoring and / or helping others develop their skills,Enjoy working collaboratively with other engineers,Are comfortable taking calculated risks and embrace fast-paced iterative software developments,Are curious about technology and love to learn and grow as an engineer.

Just So You Know : Airlift is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strictly prohibits discrimination of any kind. We believe that great ideas can come from anywhere.

We are committed to building the best team possible and all employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual potential and qualifications, without regard to race, color, age, religion, socioeconomic status, orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability.

The Airlift team is diverse we welcome and learn from different individual experiences and points of view that our teammates bring to the table.

We're excited to have you inspire us with yours!

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