Android Developer - Kotlin Oriented - Jumia (Full Time)

Are you eager to work in a great team and share knowledge? Do you like problem analysis and solving? Do you have a solution oriented and proactive attitude? Jumia Porto Tech Center is for you!

What you will be doing:

  • Development of native Android applications driving a mobile first company strategy, writing top-notch Kotlin code and resort to battle hardened design patterns

  • Autonomy interpreting business/technical requirements, designing, implementing and testing high-quality solutions

  • Be fully aware of the Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment

  • Work in a development environment with a modular codebase, peer reviews and pull requests workflow with proper source control process, with disciplined and structured branching model, and documentation

  • Constant aim for quality, scalability, performance, and architecture keeping good practices, security, and compliance in check

  • Be part of a challenging, fast and agile development process

  • Contribute actively and proactively to optimize applications, processes, and methodologies

  • Be willful to help peers, being part of a collaborative environment for development, testing, and automation tasks

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in developing native Android applications

  • Strong knowledge of Kotlin programming language

  • Knowledge and experience with modern patterns for mobile such as MVP and MVVM

  • Familiar and experienced with Material design, guidelines and components

  • Strong knowledge and experienced with the Android Jetpack, modularization, architecture, components and patterns

  • Familiar with image loading components, Picasso or Glide

  • Knowledge and experience with Room database

  • Experienced with version control, automate development and release process: Git, Jenkins and Fastlane

  • Strong knowledge of Android Studio and Gradle

  • Familiar with memory management, UI layout/rendering and UI/network performance

  • Knowledge and experience with Unit tests and UI tests

  • Experienced and familiar with REST API architecture

  • Familiar with SCRUM methodology

  • Familiar with 3rd Party Tools as, Analytics, Crash Reports and Notifications, A/B Tests and Deep Links

  • Academic background in IT or equivalent

  • Knowledge in algorithms and mobile development

  • Proficiency in English

  • 1 year of experience

 

The following skills are not required but will make your profile stand out.

  • Experience in public applications, ideally e-commerce ones

  • Knowledge and experience with Hilt or Dagger

  • Knowledge and experience with Modularization and Dynamic features

  • Knowledge and experience in build SDK using Kotlin Multiplatform Mobile

About Jumia

Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. Our marketplace is supported by our proprietary logistics business, Jumia Logistics, and our digital payment and fintech platform, JumiaPay. Jumia Logistics enables the seamless delivery of millions of packages while JumiaPay facilitates online payments and the distribution of a broad range of digital and financial services.

 

We are fueled by the belief that technology has the potential to transform everyday life in Africa, for the better. We built Jumia to help consumers access millions of goods and services conveniently and at the best prices while opening up a new way for sellers to reach consumers and grow their businesses.

 

Jumia counts over 5,000 people across more than 10 countries, a diverse group of talent with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, driven by a common ambition to help build the digital future of Africa.

 

Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Jumia steps in. We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey.

 

Jumia in Porto

At Jumia Porto Tech Center we boast over 16 different nationalities. We have around 350 employees from several business areas, from IT, to Finance, to HR. The IT team represents 75% of it, so as you can see we are a major tech company, and as a Tech company, we share an innovative spirit. At Jumia PTC you will work under the most updated technologies and work methodologies. We are great fans of Agile philosophy and we aim to keep things simple but smart. Also, for Jumia, technology relates with improvement for our world. We see technology as something we need to put purpose into. Our mission is to leverage technology to improve everyday life in Africa and we do it  by delivering convenient and affordable online services to consumers, helping them fulfill basic everyday needs. And while we’re present in Africa, we get to take African economy online, helping small and large businesses grow and reach new consumers. This is what drives our day to day decisions. :)

We are looking for great people to join our amazing teams and celebrate our achievements. At Jumia we work hard, but we do Tech With Purpose!

We offer you a career with

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment

  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world

  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures 

And even more for our Jumees

  • Attractive bonus scheme

  • Free access to Udemy for Business for an unlimited training experience

  • A great work life balance: hybrid work week; additional vacation day in December

  • Caring perks: individual private health insurance, dental insurance, discounted gym membership, parental bonus

  • Fun at work: company events, quarterly team building, drinks and snacks.