KOKO Networks Senior Android Engineer Jobs in Kenya

KOKO Networks Senior Android Engineer Jobs in Kenya


About KOKO Networks

  • KOKO Networks is a venture-backed technology company currently operating in Kenya and India. Our mission is to imagine and deliver technology that transforms life in the world’s fastest growing cities. We build and deploy cloud-connected "KOKO Points" inside local retail outlets, which provide mass market consumer goods in partnership with major suppliers.

  • Our first solution is liquid ethanol cooking fuel, which offers significant cost savings and quality of life improvements in the multi-billion dollar urban cooking market. In Kenya, this solution is delivered in partnership with Vivo Energy, the operator of Shell-branded fuel infrastructure across Africa. KOKO offers a fast-paced and highly collaborative work environment with significant opportunities for professional growth. We are looking for people who share our passion for technology and our vision for global impact.

    Your Role

  • As KOKO grows within and outside Kenya, our team is looking for an experienced Android Engineer to lead development of our android based software products, and be responsible for major technical decisions associated with them accountable for their successful execution.

  • In this position on the software engineering team, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to many customer and internal facing products. KOKO’s suite of products spans multiple technical domains and disciplines in software and hardware, and so experience in end-to-end systems thinking across distributed components is key for this role.

    What you will do

  • Lead the delivery of software projects in a team-based environment

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with business users, product managers, project managers and other engineers to to define, design, scope and ship new features using elegant solutions.

  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.

  • Work
    alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices.

  • Help others to improve the quality of their work through regular design and code reviews.

  • Participate in building the engineering culture at KOKO.

  • KOKO’s technology stack currently includes (but is not limited to) AWS, Python, Flask, Vue.js, Postgres, Kotlin, Java, Firebase, C++, Celery, Message Queues, Odoo ERP, Docker, Jenkins, CircleCI, Git.

    What You Will Bring to KOKO

  • At least four years experience developing Android applications at enterprise scale.

  • Strong understanding of the Android SDK and the Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks.

  • Hands on knowledge of Restful API’s and Web Services.

  • Deep understanding of mobile experience design for variable screen sizes in across versions of Android.

  • Strong understanding of unit testing, design patterns and usage of tools like profilers.

  • Experience with source control and continuous integration tools (We use GIT and CircleCI).

  • Good understanding of architecture patterns (MVP/MVVM/MVI) and Android architecture components.

  • Strong understanding of Android App life cycle from Modules to releasing of app to Play store.

  • Worked in an Agile multi-functional team.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KOKO Networks Senior Android Engineer Jobs in Kenya


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