Android developer

Arca Payments Company Limited

Job Summary

Collaborate with team members to brainstorm about new products, provide each other with technical insight and review working drafts.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Arca Payments Company Limited - ARCA was founded in 2016, with a clear vision to become Africa's premier payment services platform, fostering Financial inclusion and innovation & actively shaping the future of Financial Services, throughout the region. 

Job Description

  • Full stack developer handling both design (UI/UX) and code development for applications for devices powered by the Android operating system.

Key Responsibilities

  • The position will be charged but not limited to the following responsibilities:
  • Design and build advanced applications for Android platform
  • Manage the full technical life-cycle of Android applications during each development phase.
  • Document and maintain design specifications, source code, and archives for new applications and ideas.
  • Work with product managers, clients, and sales teams to assess customer demand and usability of new applications.
  • Perform individual project components within the entire development lifecycle including implementation, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Work from UI/UX requirements, APIs, mockups to build functional, high-performance Android phone and tablet apps.
  • Diagnose performance issues, fix bugs to increase the functionality of new applications.
  • Understand the nuances of fragments and Android XML layouts, and how to create adaptive interfaces that work for multiple device form factors
  • Obtain buy-in from leadership to secure resources for app development.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer/System/ Electrical/ Electronic Engineering/ Applied Physics/ Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • Related work experience
  • Proven software development experience and Android skills development
  • Proven working experience in Android app development and
  • Have published at least one original Android app
  • Experience in Android Studio
  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON, third-party libraries and APIs
  • Understand Android UI/UX design
  • Solid understanding of full mobile development lifecycle with an agile development framework
  • Excellent documentation skills and use of collaboration tools.
  • Understanding of Agile development methodology
  • Experience in the payment/ finance industry

Additional Information

  • We make it a point to review all application received and contact those we want to speak to further within 10 calendar days.
  • With that in mind, if we are interested in a further discussion, you will hear from us again within 10 calendar days from the date of your application submission.

Compensation

  • Compensation and benefits are highly attractive and competitive.

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