Talented Senior Android App Developer

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Talented Senior Android App Developer

DEADLINE: 31st October 2017

Type of Position:

Onsite, Full Time, Part Time, Intern – at our Accra Office.

Job Description

The Talented Senior Android Application Developer oversees and advises on code/design analysis and strategy, supports project management, develops code and design for the most complex projects, and oversees the review of code, design, and testing. This person serves as a subject matter expert in one or more application areas, utilizing broad technical expertise to identify new application solutions and improve process efficiency. The Expert level developer coaches and mentors all application developers.


Key Responsibilities

  • First and foremost, this is a hands-on development position.
  • Using your talent efficiently, willingness and dedication to learning new disruptive technologies and development methodologies as well as growing your talent
  • Oversees business, functional, and high level technical requirements (including recovery, security, and audit)
  • Directs the technical strategy by Identifying opportunities, from a technical perspective, for promoting process efficiency, simplification, and improving application performance
  • Manages complex technical design components and act as a referral expert in mobile technology, data structures, vended packages, techniques and design methods
  • Oversees design reviews
  • Become an inclusive member of our product development team
  • Collaboratively initiate concepts and develop highly creative, innovative and differentiated solutions into an emerging, high growth, and competitive market.
  • Translate user stories and UI Android app designs into next generation mobile Android apps leveraging our proprietary framework.
  • Collaborative creation in conjunction with product owner and UI designer
  • Design, develop, code, test, and release to QA Android apps in alignment with business goals and portfolio road map objectives.
  • Participate in peer code reviews in compliance with development processes / pull requests.
  • Analyzes downstream and client process impact and make recommendations
  • Works with Scrum Masters to identify opportunities for improving project estimating processes
  • Determines programming approach, tools, and techniques that best meet the business requirements.
  • Performs coding of highly complex modules as a subject matter expert
  • Manages and make recommendations for project change management approach
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in area of responsibility for ADs
  • Validates and make recommendations for quality standards for completed code reviews
  • Oversees the creation of accurate test plans, conditions, and conduct
  • Defines and manage process by which support and technical assistance is performed
  • Manages the resolution of highly complex problems
  • Utilizes broad technical and/or business expertise to identify alternatives and recommend solutions
  • Identifies opportunities, from a technical perspective, for promoting process efficiency, simplification, and improving application performance
  • Oversees change management activities
  • Approves application configuration created by other application developers
  • Ensures that the development team follows appropriate guidelines, such as Test Driven Development


Experience Requirements (Qualifications)

SHORT VERSION: You honestly believe you’re just too talented in this field


  • You honestly believe you’re just too talented in this field
  • Android Studio (knowledge in developing android apps in Eclipse is an added bonus)
  • Java, C++ with NDK is a plus
  • XML Layout Markup
  • UI Automator Tests, Exerciser Monkey, Unit Tests
  • 5+ years of professional development experience, with significant experience in Android native mobile app development
  • Solid experience with Android Studio
  • Expert in Agile Scrum or XP methodologies.
  • Clear understanding of limitations, performance of animations, data processing, and effects
  • In-App Purchases and Subscriptions
  • Push Notifications, Remote and Local
  • Can integrate third party SDKs such as facebook and mobile money enabled payment platforms
  • Experience solving complex problems.
  • Strong technical skills or experience in a technically complex product development environment.
  • Extraordinary interpersonal and communication skills with track record of navigating complex unstructured cross-functional environments.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear, concise manner both verbally and in writing.
  • Results oriented as demonstrated by proven ability to meet short deadlines and execute against multiple competing priorities with little direct supervision.
  • Understanding of SQL and no SQL relational databases
  • Understanding of architectural patterns and experience designing software architecture
  • CI/CD, Jira, Jenkins, GitHub, Confluence, Slack
  • Scrum/XP experience
  • Experience writing and integrating RESTful Webservices & Networking such as calling out to REST services and websockets
  • Experience with JSON and XML
  • Experience with high volume mobile apps
  • Experience with Test Driven Development and JUnit
  • Experience managing developers
  • Experience with AWS/Azure/Google Cloud Infrastructure
  • Experience with Open Source Technologies
  • HomeBrew, Mac OSX, Linux, CocoaPods, Maven, TestFlight
  • Security minded, experienced with Encryption, Oauth, OWASP Standards and latest security standards.
  • SQL Lite, Certificate Management,
  • Experience building and deploying apps to the Google Play Store
  • Must have the ability to follow through, with attention to detail

The 233Developers Advantage

We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life. More benefits of working with 233Developers are:

  • We hire talents not certificates.
  • Casual and fun environment – non corporate style
  • Young programmers and designers with very good football skills
  • Exciting learning environment
  • Benefits and bonuses
  • If you wish to, you can earn overtime and work weekends and evenings when needed.
  • Having the opportunity to learn, grow and share the success
  • Videos and Satellite TV at lunch.
  • You get to become one of the early employees of Africa’s number one (1) Disruptive Tech Company (Imagine the reputation that comes with being named in the future of one of “the world’s greatest company” as the one who made it happen)

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