Mobile Developer (Android - Guru Level)
Golden Pond Trading
CapeTown, South Africa
22h ago
source : Executive Placements

Key Performance Area :

  • Develop and design mobile applications - Android Native (Java or Kotlin)
  • Consistently create well-designed and thoroughly tested code using best practices for mobile application development.
  • Create applications, using industry standards, incorporating data from back-end databases and web services.
  • Develop or validate unit-testing, addressing all devices to ensure cross device (phone and tablet) compatibility of applications.
  • Partaking in Rapid development projects and prototyping
  • Perform UI designs and coding, creating reusable objects and templates.
  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code using MVC patterns
  • Have a solid understanding of resource management for proper app performance
  • Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support)
  • Maintain updated knowledge of new and emerging industry trends and technology. (Material design etc)
  • Qualification, Knowledge and Experience


  • BSC Degree / Diploma Computer Science OR
  • Development Certification
  • Experience

  • 5 years mobile development experience
  • 3 years Android native development experience
  • Expert with Android Studio, Android SDK, Java, Kotlin
  • Additional frameworks / languages would be beneficial Xamarin, Flutter, React, iOS, Angular etc.
  • Experience with REST / SOAP / JSON web services and Swagger
  • Worked within an Agile / SCRUM SDLC
  • Follow MVC architecture
  • Understanding of OOP
  • Experience in development practices like test-driven development, continuous integration and deployment
  • Source code management (GitHub)
  • Published applications in Google Play Store
  • Behavioural Competencies

  • Able to work alone (unsupervised) and / or within a large team
  • Continuous learning / Self improvement
  • Initiative, Persistence / Follow through
  • Well-spoken / good written communication skills
  • Conceptual thinking
  • Ability to develop at a fast pace for POCs
  • Holistic Thinking
  • Problem solving skills
  • Technical Competencies

  • Android Studio
  • Android Native Development (C++, Java or Kotlin)
  • Solid understanding of UI design using XML in Android Studio
  • Experience with animations
  • Solid understanding of dependency management using gradle (choosing the right 3
  • party libs, etc)

  • RESTful APIs / JSON integration
  • Other frameworks / languages (added advantage) :
  • Xamarin, Ionic, Flutter, Corona, React, iOS
  • JavaScript, Angular, HTML5, CSS, XML
  • Level of Work / Constructs

  • Agile orientated
  • Fast and logical thinker
  • Goal Driven
  • Results orientated
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