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Senior Android Developer

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment


If you’re passionate about always staying ahead of the latest cutting-edge tech, then one of Africa’s leading money transfer platforms wants you as their next highly talented Senior Android Developer to join their Joburg team. You will work on an enterprise Java (Android) codebase, translating complex requirements into code easily adaptable to the ever-evolving needs of the business. The successful candidate must have 6+ years’ experience as a Developer of which at least four should be working with Android and your tech toolset should include: Java for Android, Gradle, Android Studio, JSON REST APIs, Scanning technologies. (EAN, PDF, MRZ, OCR), Android persistence layers (Preference, File, SQLite), Firebase and Google APIs, Publishing to Google Play, Unit and Automated testing techniques for Android apps. (JUnit, Expresso, UI Automator).

  • Write maintainable code with automated tests.
  • Review code to ensure code quality.
  • Communicate effectively when dealing with technical support queries.
  • Six+ years’ experience as a developer.
  • Four+ years’ experience as an Android developer.
  • Excellent technical knowledge of Java for Android, Gradle and Android Studio.
  • Strong understanding of design patterns and experience architecting complex software.
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills.
  • Insight in applying design patterns to complex problems as needed.
  • Experience in architecting, developing, testing, deploying systems.
  • Solid understanding of integration and web services.
  • Experience in and/or have a good understanding of caching, revision control, message queues, issue tracking, monitoring, database transactions, testing.
  • Working knowledge and experience with:
  • Scanning technologies. (EAN, PDF, MRZ, OCR).
  • Android persistence layers (Preference, File, SQLite).
  • Firebase and Google APIs.
  • Publishing to Google Play.
  • Unit and automated testing techniques for Android apps. (JUnit, Expresso, UI Automator).
Advantageous -
  • iOS development experience is a bonus.
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.


When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please email a word copy of your CV to and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.

Posted on 14 Jun 15:54

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DataFin was established in 1999. We pride ourselves on the fact that we have established relationships with industry leaders and a vast majority of our business is repeat business.

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