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Senior Android Engineer

Flutterwave

Flutterwave

Software Engineering
Lekki, Nigeria
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

As an Android Engineer, you will be responsible for developing applications for devices and SDKs for Android apps powered by the Android operating system. You will actively contribute to developing Android based Software and their integration with back-end services. You will also convert UX and UI designs to product.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and development of professional business applications for the Android platform.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features in a dynamic work environment.
  • Work with external data sources/APIs, and unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.
  • Work on fixing bugs and improving application responsiveness, quality and performance.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to improve development efficiency.
  • Translate designs and wireframes into high-quality code
  • Design, build, and maintain high-performance, reusable, and reliable Kotlin/Java code.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organisation, and automation.


Competence and Skills Required:

  • 5-8 years of experience as an Android Engineer.
  • Strong knowledge of Android development, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes.
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services.
  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices.
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning.
  • Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as “touch”.
  • Familiarity with additional sensors, such as gyroscopes and accelerometers.
  • Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements.
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications.
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimisation.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration.
  • Competence in building apps with React Native.