Android Developer - Jumia (Full Time)

About Jumia Cairo Tech Center

Want to be part of the biggest tech center in Africa and work in mixed teams with over 16 different nationalities? Join Jumia Cairo Tech Center where tech meets purpose. At Cairo Tech Center you will be managed by and mentored by top tech leaders in both Portugal and Egypt. You will also be working with state of the art technologies & methodologies, and using agile philosophy, all as means to improve the lives of millions of Africans across the continent by offering them convenient and affordable online solutions. And with that as our PURPOSE, innovation at Jumia NEVER stops and you will be moving from one exciting challenge to the next.

About Jumia

Jumia is the leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact. Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia's ecosystem.

With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.

With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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

 

Personal Skills:

  • Android fan, enthusiast of new technologies and innovation
  • Eager to work in team environment and share knowledge
  • Likes problem analysis and solving
  • Solution oriented and proactive attitude

 

Additional Skills (not mandatory):
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

 

Academic & trades qualifications

  • Academic background in IT or equivalent
  • Knowledge in algorithms and mobile development
  • Proficiency in English
  • 1 to 6 years of experience

We offer:

  • Space to use and experiment with new technologies on a robust tech environment
  • 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