We are looking for a top-notch Android and React Native Developer that can join a unique opportunity to witness the growth of a fast-growing well-funded tech startup led by industry leaders based out of the UAE.
Our Ops team is at the heart of the company, you will help launch and scale up the business across the region. Job Purpose :
Complete hands on Android app development using Kotlin and / or Java, in addition to strong knowledge and implementation of React Native Development.
Work with stakeholders to understand and document software requirements and ensure Android apps delivered are of high quality.
Collaborate and work in a team environment with Design, Development and QA teams.
Strong sense of ownership and ability to deliver mobile applications as an individual contributor.
Work closely with product development to understand the roadmap of the Android App
Implement new features in a highly collaborative environment with product managers, and other Web, Backend and iOS mobile engineers
Share technical solutions and product ideas with the broader team through design review, code review, and presentations
Work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and then translate that into a pragmatic and effective technical solution
Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
Identify and correct bottlenecks in the development process and fix bugs
Help maintain code quality based on best practices
Job Pre-Requisites (Required experience)
8+ years' experience with Android Studio, Android SDK, and Java is a must
Knowledge of functional and object-oriented programming.
Ability to write well-documented and clean code.
Solid at working with third-party dependencies and debugging dependency conflicts.
Familiarity with native build tools, like XCode, Gradle, Android Studio, IntelliJ.
Understanding of REST APIs, the document request model, and offline storage
Experience with automated testing suites.
Experience with Kotlin, RxJava, and Reactive programming is a plus
Experience with MVP, MVVM, and MVI coding patterns is a plus
Experience with unit testing and test-driven development
Experience working with Git in a CI / CD environment
Ability to articulate engineering design strategies related to scalability, performance, security, usability, and development platforms
Extensive expertise designing testable software and writing automated tests
Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns and best practices
Hands on experience integrating android applications to backend services
Masters or bachelor's degree in Computer Science
Understand common best practices and know when and how to apply them
Strong analytical and debugging skills
Understand user expectation on android and mobile platform
Experience with using third party API's / integrations
Experience with user authentication flows (such as OAuth)
Experience and thorough understanding of Agile Software Development
Experience with JIRA / Confluence or similar tools
Experience with source code version control such as Git
Experience testing with multiple devices.
Good knowledge of the continuous integration practices.
Experience with mobile attribution and analytics platforms
Previous experience with Online Trading, Real time systems and / or On Demand system's API's is nice to have
Skills / Competencies required :
Passionate, energetic, driven to achieve progress and growth by thinking above and beyond
Always hustling and ready to take on big bold bets
Customer obsessed, earning their trust and solving their problems
Results driven, effectively overcoming obstacles and challenging the status quo
Can act as one team. Able to work with and contribute to a team environment towards a shared vision and mission
Strong communication and soft skills, able to motivate, mentor and help fellow developers as well as communicate complex ideas effectively
Detail-oriented and exceptional organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
Exercises independence and self-motivation while still being able to work with others collaboratively
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, high-energy environment
Self-motivated with positive energy