Soko Android Software Developer Jobs in Kenya

Soko Android Software Developer Jobs in Kenya

About the Company

  • We are an ethical jewelry brand for socially minded customers. We are a human-first, tech-powered manufacturing platform. We are SOKO.

  • Built to preserve artisan techniques & support entrepreneurship, SOKO uses mobile technology to connect Kenyan artisans directly to us and the global marketplace. Unlike centralized factory production, we are using technology to empower the human workforce, not displace it. Our business model provides economic opportunity to marginalized artisans that transform lives and positively impact their surrounding communities.

    The Role

  • We are looking for an Android engineer responsible for the development and maintenance of our applications. Your primary focus will be development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working alongside other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products are essential.

  • Reporting to the lead Android Software Developer, this role is critical in ensuring SOKO partners and field officers efficiently manage business processes through an automated mobile platform. .

    Duties and Responsibilities will include the following:

    • Design and implement key components of the SOKO Android application

    • Work closely with the SOKO team in the design of strategic solutions for high market impact and penetration

    • Collaborate closely with business teams to create innovative user interfaces and features, optimized for mobile platforms

    • Explore, investigate, and prototype leading-edge concepts

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.

    • Willing to innovate, experiment, and fail fast to build robust solutions

    • Care about the quality of their code and passionate about providing the best solution to meet the end-users’ needs and anticipate their future needs based on an understanding of the market

    • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability,
    and general reliability.

    • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance.

    • Excellent interpersonal skills with a willingness to go the extra mile to assist other team members

    • Continue improving the SOKO quality of experience on a large number of devices

    • Stay up-to-date on Android platform and ecosystem developments

    • Help us push the boundaries of what is possible on mobile technology

    We'd Love it if You Have

    • Knowledge of Android with at least 2 years of experience developing, shipping, and maintaining mobile applications

    • Knowledge of general software design patterns as well as Android design patterns

    • Deep understanding of Android framework internals

    • You're up-to-date on the latest framework changes, build tools and libraries

    • Proficient in Java with strong object-oriented design skills

    • Able to work independently and drive results

    • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage own time with changing priorities

    • BS degree in computer science or equivalent work experience

    Bonus if you have experience with:

    • Optimizing data usage over mobile networks

    • AB testing

    How to Apply

  • Email us at

  • with the subject line:
    Android Software Developer

  • Attach your cv, portfolio, and any projects, you have worked on either as screenshots or links, etc, and any other doc that would sell your skills.


  • Ensure All your file attachments have your name in the file name.


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