An innovative Mid-Level Android Engineer is sought to join a fast-paced, fast-growing Ecommerce Platform to join its mobile team with a mission to build the best app and ensure an exceptional user experience for its thousands of daily active customers. The ideal candidate requires a Degree in IT/Computer Science, at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role, able to architect, develop, test & maintain Android mobile applications, experience with network requests to RESTful APIs (JSON), Java/Kotlin, Git, Jira, Confluence and experience developing in an Agile team.


  • Take ownership, build and maintain a 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 stand-up; manage your time and workload effectively.
  • Collaborate with creative, content and engineering teams to design and develop a world-class Android application.
  • Work alongside a QA engineer regarding testing and product finalisation.
  • Publish applications to the Google Play Store.


Qualifications –

  • Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science.

Experience/Skills –

  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience.
  • Strong Computer Science and Programming fundamentals.
  • Architecting, developing, testing and maintaining Android mobile applications.
  • 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.
  • GIT, Jira and Confluence.
  • Developing in an Agile team environment.

Nice to have’s –

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


  • Be accountable, engaging and inventive.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.


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