Friday, 25 November 2016

Software Engineer at Hello Tractor

Hello Tractor - We are an agricultural technology company that is improving global food and income security by building a network of “Smart Tractor” owners that farmers obtain service from via SMS. This way, small landowners have access to affordable farm machine services to increase their productivity.

Job Title: Android Software Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Build and translate designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable Java code (in Android)
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Work with outside data sources and API’s
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency.

Requirements

  • At least 2 years experience building Android applications
  • You are curious about how things work
  • Must have published at least one original Android app (provide app link or apk)
  • Experience in JSON,XML and interfacing Android applications to server side API's
  • Experience with system performance optimizations
  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience with compiler optimization and code generation
  • Experience consuming Google map APIs and a deep understanding of GPS technology
  • Extensive understanding of Android framework components and their respective lifecycles
  • Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms and programming languages
  • An excellent understanding of best practices for networking, concurrency and threading
  • Current and detailed knowledge of the capabilities of different Android API levels
  • Experience working closely with product teams, designers, and other developers to create a truly delightful mobile experience
  • A familiarity with the Android tool ecosystem for development, testing, debugging, and performance benchmarking
  • At least four years engineering experience, a large portion of which in a team environment
  • Deep understanding of relational databases
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Familiarity with continuous integration
  • Familiarity with Scrum and Agile Methodologies
  • Prior experience with or knowledge of large scale, high volume systems
  • Strong communication skills, a positive attitude, and empathy
  • Self-­awareness and a desire to continually improve
Bonus Requirements
  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject.
  • Experience using mBaaS such as Kinvey
  • Experience building APIs and Webhooks
  • Deep knowledge of mobile frontend development
  • Experience using Amazon Web Services and/or Google Cloud Platform and playing a sysAdmin role
  • Experience working in a startup.

Location: Abuja

Closing Date
20th December, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to: rasheeda@hellotractor.com with the title - ANDROID ENGINEER APPLICATION - [YOUR NAME].

Note: 

  • Also introduce yourself, tell us why you want to work with us, add links to projects you have worked on and attach a one page resume.


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