Jumia Android Developer Jobs in Kenya

Jumia Android Developer Jobs in Kenya

About Jumia:

  • Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.

  • Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.

  • With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.

    About Jumia Tech Centers

  • Want to be part of the biggest tech center in Africa and work in mixed teams with over 16 different nationalities? Join Jumia Kenya Tech Center where tech meets purpose. At Kenya Tech Center you will be managed by and mentored by top tech leaders across Portugal, Egypt and Kenya.

  • You will also be working with state of the art technologies & methodologies, and using agile philosophy, all as means to improve the lives of millions of Africans across the continent by offering them convenient and affordable online solutions. And with that as our PURPOSE, innovation at Jumia NEVER stops and you will be moving from one exciting challenge to the next.


  • Development of native Android applications driving a mobile first company strategy, writing top-notch Kotlin code and resort to battle hardened design patterns

  • Autonomy interpreting business/technical requirements, designing, implementing and testing high-quality solutions

  • Be fully aware of the Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment

  • Work in a development environment with a modular codebase, peer reviews and pull requests workflow with proper source control process, with disciplined and structured branching model,
    and documentation

  • Constant aim for quality, scalability, performance, and architecture keeping good practices, security, and compliance in check

  • Be part of a challenging, fast and agile development process

  • Contribute actively and proactively to optimize applications, processes, and methodologies.

  • Be willful to help peers, being part of a collaborative environment for development, testing, and automation tasks.


  • Experience in developing native Android applications

  • Strong knowledge of Kotlin programming language

  • Knowledge and experience with modern patterns for mobile such as MVP and MVVM

  • Familiar and experienced with Material design, guidelines and components

  • Strong knowledge and experienced with the Android Jetpack, modularization, architecture, components and patterns

  • Familiar with image loading components, Picasso or Glide

  • Knowledge and experience with Room database

  • Experienced with version control, automate development and release process: Git, Jenkins and Fastlane

  • Strong knowledge of Android Studio and Gradle

  • Familiar with memory management, UI layout/ rendering and UI/network performance

  • Knowledge and experience with Unit tests and UI tests

  • Experienced and familiar with REST API architecture

  • Familiar with SCRUM methodology

  • Familiar with 3rd Party Tools as, Analytics, Crash Reports and Notifications, A/B Tests and Deep Links

    Personal Skills:

  • Android fan, enthusiast of new technologies and innovation.

  • Eager to work in team environment and share knowledge.

  • Likes problem analysis and solving.

  • Solution oriented and proactive attitude.

    Additional Skills (not mandatory):

    The following skills are not required but will make your profile stand out.

  • Experience in public applications, ideally e-commerce ones.

  • Knowledge and experience with Hilt or Dagger.

  • Knowledge and experience with Modularization and Dynamic features.

  • Knowledge and experience in build SDK using Kotlin Multiplatform Mobile.

    Academic & trades qualifications

  • Academic background in IT or equivalent.

  • Knowledge in algorithms and mobile development.

  • Proficiency in English.

  • 1 to 6 years of experience.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Jumia Android Developer Jobs in Kenya

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