We are looking for an experienced Android developerâ€ with more than three years experience, to be involved in all aspects of building â€ and maintaining native Androidâ€ apps for our broad and diverse range of clients.â€
this position is best suited to those who live in or are able to move to the Durban area.
As a successful candidate you would
Be directly involved in creating native apps for our clients and partners in the fields of media, communications and education.
Be responsible for upholding code quality and testing practices for our fleet of Android apps.
Take ownership of re-architecting the existing Android codebase into a modular architecture.
Manage the transition from Java to Kotlin.
Uphold our values of service, quality, maintainability, design and iteration in a teaching and learning environment.
Be accountable for creating and maintaining world class applications.
We expect from you as a successful candidate that
You have more than three years experience working as an intermediate Android App developer, having filled the primary role on a shipped Android app developed natively.
You have more than a years experience using Kotlin.
You are well-versed in Unit & Automated testing techniques for Android apps.
You have a strong competency in Git.
You have recently published and / or maintained live app(s) in the App Store.
You have some experience in a leadership / team lead role.
You have experience in UI design.
You have an awareness of Agile / Scrum methodologies or have worked in an Agile / Scrum team.
You are used to an in-flight teaching and mentoring atmosphere.
You would even be more successful as a candidate if
You have successfully completed the Android NanoDegree.
You are comfortable working with wireframing tools and prototyping proof of concepts.
You are comfortable using AppCenter and Microsofts Azure DevOps.
You have experience writing Bash Scripts.
As a person you should be able to recognise yourself in the following :
A professional who understands that best results are achieved through collaborating with others, and not just in working alone.
A natural-born teacher who will do what it takes to up-skill the people around you, and has an opinion on what constitutes great work.
Career-focused with the motivation to forge ones own path to success within a high-performing team.
The diligence and discipline to get things done, no matter the level or perceived cachet of the task
To apply :
1. Full CV. (reasons why you left previous employers)
2. Reference details from your direct leads at your 2 most recent places of employment.
3. Include your expected salary and your notice period.
More information and important to read :
Our software development team, has developed our "Born in the Cloud" communications platform through which various organisations can securely engage with their clients or members.
These organisations vary from media organisations to schools, and from residential communities to business networks.
Core to our product development approach is a respect for data privacy a central component of our products identity.
Our mission is to bring ease, compliance and trust to our clients through our platform of services, which includes web applications, audio streaming and mobile apps.
The natively-developed mobile apps include messaging features such as push notifications, rich media support, group chat and more.
The messaging management component is a web-based application that collects and delivers messaging across multiple messaging streams.
The apps also deliver live and on-demand audio and video over all connection types, underpinned by Microsoft Azures hosting services.
Our customers find our Software-as-a-Service compelling due to our agile and iterative software development philosophy, and a good fit for our team are people who thrive off of consistent collaboration with stakeholders, enjoy striving for creative solutions, and understand the benefits of constant iteration.