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Senior Android Engineer



Software Engineering
Nairobi, Kenya
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023

About Dash

Dash is on a mission to build the best-in-class unified alternative payment network for over 1 billion Africans. The financial services application allows its users to send seamlessly, and pay for goods regardless of currency and provider.

Dash is looking for a Senior Android Engineer to be based in our Kenyan Office

What you’ll do

  • Design, develop build and test applications for Android
  • Work closely with product managers, designers, backend engineers and quality assurance team on feature definition and release milestone
  • Fix bugs, optimize code and improve application performance
  • Develop in-house SDKs, plugins and libraries for re-use
  • Perform peer code reviews and unit testing to ensure high-quality software.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality and responsiveness of applications
  • Build user-friendly, responsive, and fast user interfaces

What you'll need

  • Proven software development experience and Android development skills
  • Solid understanding of the Android SDK with both Kotlin and Java
  • Experience with distributing Android apps and libraries. Must have published at least one original Android app on the Play Store.
  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience architecting high-quality Android apps that interact with JSON RESTful APIs and enjoy keeping up with the latest frameworks and development practices.
  • Experience working with mobile architecture (MVVM/MVP)
  • Knowledge of Dependency injection (Hilt) is a plus
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies and a solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle
  • Experience in working in a CI/CD development environment.
  • Must have excellent programming skills and experience with version control software such as Git
  • Pixel-perfect attention to detail in designing human-centered interfaces.

What you'll get

  • Competitive Pay
  • Comprehensive Medical Cover
  • Pension Benefit

We are an equal-opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds who desire to support our vision; now is a great time to join Dash!