Android (Java & Kotlin) at Divergent Technologies

The Divergent are a group of people dedicated to radical transformation in the workplace and in the techspace, by challenging conventional norms, and ways of thinking.

Android (Java & Kotlin)

  • Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are looking for an Android developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a vast number of diverse Android devices
  • Your primary focus will be the development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services
  • You will be working along-side other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure.
  • Therefore, commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and creating quality products is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code.
  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable Java code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation

Skills

  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, 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 the use of 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 bench-marking and optimization
  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Familiarity with continuous integration
  • Please be advised that a good understanding of React Native and Kotlin will be a massive advantage
  • Applicants must have at least 1.5 years + experience with evidence of at least 2 projects they’ve worked on.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@divergent.ng using the Job Title as subject of the email.

Deadline: 29 November, 2019

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