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Android Developer

Nasr City, Egypt

We are looking for an Android developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a vast number of diverse Android devices. Your primary focus will be the development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working along-side other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and creating quality products is essential.

Responsibilities

Translate designs and wire-frames into high quality code

Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable Java code

Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application

Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs

Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation

Skills

Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes

Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services

Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices

Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning

Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as “touch”

Familiarity with the use of additional sensors, such as gyroscopes and accelerators

Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks

Familiarity with continuous integration

Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications

A knack for bench-marking and optimization

Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines

Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

Nice To Have

2+ years of experience in developing native Android applications.

A passion for simple, fast and clever UI.

Expansive knowledge of the general Android landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies

Masters/Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering preferred



What's great in the job?

  • You develop an Open Source Software and interact with the community
  • Great team of very smart people, in a friendly and open culture
  • Support of a real usability and testing team
  • Have the time to focus on quality, refactoring and testing (no customer deadlines)
  • No dumb managers, no stupid tools to use, no rigid working hours
  • No waste of time in enterprise processes, real responsibilities, and autonomy
  • No solution architect, no business analysts, no Gantt chart