Senior Developer (Android Programming) - R800k - Illovo, JHB based

R800,000 yearly
  • Squire Solutions Recruitment (Pty) Ltd
  • Illovo, Sandton, South Africa
  • 02 Mar, 2018
Full time Software Development

Job Description

Senior Android Developers with Restful API and Android UI experience – up to R800K. Degree / Diploma. Min 8 – 10 years experience. Our client is looking for Senior Android Developer to assume responsibility for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at custom designed Android devices. The 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, dedication to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and crafting quality products is important. 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 automatization.


  • 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 standard methodologies
  • 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 benchmarking 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
  • Familiarity with the following technologies and tools is advantageous
  • Retrofit o OKHTTP

o Retrolambda o GSON

o SQLCipher o Logback

o Robolectric o Espresso

o JUnit

o Gradle

  • BSc Comp Sci or equivalent is advantageous

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: R800,000.00 /year