Andriod Developer

Remuneration:R25000 - R35000 per month TCTC 
Benefits:Medical Aid, Pension Fund, etc.
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Company:Talent Magnet | Digital Recruitment

Job description

Our client is looking for a talented, motivated, and results-oriented Android developer to lead the continuing development and maintenance of their new Android app.

They are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard working people to join us. They offer market-related benefits, 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 seek to employ extraordinary minds, people who are:
  • Experts at doing, they can not only design but also execute
  • Analytical, able to use data to make decisions. Letting data decide but not consume
  • Competitive. Although innovation is important, great requires a lot of work. This does not happen only in business hours…
  • Curious. Always questioning the status quo
  • Not averse to risk
  • Business smart. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
  • Self-directed, taking action based on own initiative
  • Collaborative
  • Thorough
  • User focused, always trying to understand a product from the users' perspective
  • Able to communicate clearly and not afraid to voice an opinion, no matter how unpopular
Are you an extraordinary mind if so come and join them!

You need to be strong in both root cause analysis and driving to action – in other words, you need to be a thinker and a doer, and doing doesn’t happen only during work hours….. You need to be passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience.

And, because we operate in a fast-growing, quick-moving environment, we’re looking for someone who is entrepreneurial, thrives under change, and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster. You will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts. In short, we need you to think like an owner of the business.

The position reports to the technical team lead.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Develop new features and maintain the new Andriod app
  • Help design and refine UX and develop new features
  • Implement mobile marketing, analytics and attributions platforms
  • Apply Android best practice and ensure stability of the app
  • 'Own' the app from end to end
The environment
  • Their employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of being the leading e-commerce company in Africa
  • They have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve
  • They are short on ego and high on output
  • They are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all
  • They love what we do and what we are creating


Attributes required:
  • Agile thinker, who can solve problems quickly
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to work well in a team and take ownership of responsibility
  • Understand and practice quality assurance
  • Enthusiasm for being in a high growth startup environment
  • At least two years of professional experience in native Android (preferably using Android Studio)
  • Full understanding of the Android application and activity lifecycles
  • Experience with network requests to RESTful APIs using best practice and well known libraries
Beneficial but not required:
  • Knowledge and appreciation of Android user experience design patterns
  • Experience developing e-commerce apps for retail
  • Experience working with software development tools including Git, Jira, and Confluence

Posted on 27 Jun 13:14

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