Lead Android Developer

Azenia Technology

Drive Excellence in Technology Innovation in Africa

Job Purpose:

As a Lead Android Developer, you will play a pivotal role in steering the continuous development and innovation of “Equity Mobile.” Your leadership will be instrumental in shaping the application’s trajectory, ensuring unparalleled user experiences, and upholding the utmost standards in code quality, security, and performance. Join us at the forefront of mobile banking technology, where your technical expertise will be the driving force in redefining financial interactions for our users.

Job Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:

  • Technical Leadership: Lead and guide a team of Android developers, setting the technical direction, and fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Architectural Design: Define and implement scalable and robust software architectures, making strategic decisions that impact the long-term success of the application.
  • Code Development: Write and review clean, efficient, and maintainable code in Java and/or Kotlin, adhering to industry best practices, design patterns, and architectural principles.
  • Feature Development: Collaborate closely with product managers, UX/UI designers, and cross-functional teams to conceptualize and implement new features, enhancements, and improvements.
  • Quality Assurance: Oversee and ensure rigorous testing, including unit testing, integration testing, and user acceptance testing, to maintain the application’s reliability and performance.
  • Bug Resolution: Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues and bugs promptly, maintaining the application’s integrity.
  • Mentorship and Development: Provide mentorship, coaching, and professional development opportunities to team members, promoting a culture of knowledge sharing and growth.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation for code, development processes, and technical specifications.
  • Security and Compliance: Ensure that the Equity Mobile application complies with security standards and practices, safeguarding customer data and privacy.

Job Qualifications:

The Lead Android Developer role has the following requirements:

  • Extensive experience in Android app development, with a strong command of Java and/or Kotlin programming languages.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent practical experience).
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering and maintaining Android applications with complex features.
  • Exceptional understanding of software development methodologies, architectural design, and best practices.
  • Strong leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a development team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a collaborative and solution-oriented mindset.
  • Familiarity with version control systems, particularly Git.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies.
  • Knowledge of mobile UI/UX design principles and usability best practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous work on financial or banking applications.
  • Contributions to open-source Android projects.
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines.

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