Android Engineers at eRecruiter Nigeria

eRecruiter Nigeria - Our client, a social enterprise focused on improving food and income security throughout sub - Saharan Africa, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Android Engineer


  • Their product pairs owners with hundreds of farmers, requesting and pre - paying for services via SMS messages. The company coordinates this pairing seamlessly through our cloud - booking platform. The company was founded by seasoned Technology investors.
  • The company now has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Android Engineer who can work at a high level across the enterprise.
  • You will be working with a world - class team of professionals who are passionate about what they do and will expect no less from you.
  • Having an insatiable hunger for learning new technologies and improving existing ones is key. Passion to apply technology to social enterprise is an absolute must.
  • We're looking for people who are passionate about creating great Android applications.


  • 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


  • At least 3 years experience building Android applications
  • 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 life-cycles
  • 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 bench-marking
  • 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


  • B.Sc/M.Sc Degree in Information Technology, 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


  • Negotiable 

Location: Abuja

Closing Date
Not Specified.

Note: Do not apply if you do not meet the above minimum requirements of 3 Years as an Android Engineer.



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