• Android Engineer at Prophius

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    Date Posted: 2020-07-22

    Prophius, a technology company, is hiring an Android Engineer in Lagos.

    Job Description

    • We are looking for a skilled Android engineer to join our Engineering team. Our ideal candidate is a great collaborator with the technical skills to oversee complex projects with several moving parts.
    • The candidate should understand the business that their code supports and work to identify risks (in code, features, and design) and communicate these to the appropriate parties.
    • We practice test-driven development because it produces high-quality, reliable, and more maintainable code.


    • Design and develop advanced software applications on the Android platform. The ability to build on other platforms like iOS is a plus.
    • Communicate regularly and write clean code. Review, analyze, and resolve application issues as needed.
    • Evaluate strategies and make recommendations on changes and improvements.
    • Collaborate with team members on the design and implementation of new functionalities on different platforms.
    • Consult with other team members and implement solutions in-line with the product vision.
    • Continuously learn and keep up to date with emerging technologies to evaluate the impact on the business.

    You might be a good fit if you (have, possess, are):

    • A degree in Computer Science/equivalent or a great reason for not having one (and we know there are reasons...)
    • Deep knowledge and understanding of the core Android APIs
    • Experience consuming RESTful APIs specifically optimized for mobile clients
    • Significant experience in Java and Kotlin. Proficiency in Kotlin required
    • Experience with Gradle and build management
    • Broad exposure to common libraries like Retrofit, Dagger, Guava, Picasso, RxAndroid, Glide
    • Experience with Clean, MVC, MVP, and/or MVVM
    • Extensive knowledge in Android SDK’s accessibility frameworks
    • Experience with automated testing and taking the lead on debugging mobile related issues
    • Effective communication on both technical and non-technical subjects
    • Strong understanding of multi-tier architectures, design patterns, and good engineering practices.
    • Strong knowledge of how to implement and manage RESTful APIs.
    • Experience in TDD or BDD a plus.
    • Experience in writing Unit/Functional/End-to-End tests
    • Proficiency with Git and continuous integration/continuous delivery
    • Experience with Docker, microservice architectures
    • Strong team player who inspires, innovates, and delivers results to add value and make a difference.
    • User-centric /customer-centric focused, embrace Agile practices and possess a learning mindset.
    • Constant monitoring and learning of new technologies and the market landscape.
    • Have an existing portfolio of apps built in the Play Store

    You’re one of us if you:

    • Eat complexity for breakfast
    • Get inspired by iconic consumer experiences that make living much easier
    • Intellectually curious and quietly confident; we have big brains, not big egos
    • Have a voracious appetite for learning, growing, and pushing yourself to the next level
    • Inclusive, collaborative, and team-first contributor

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should click here to apply

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