Software Engineer (Android)
This position reports to the Head of Engineering.
Strong understanding of computer science and excellent software engineering fundamentals.
A strong commitment to learning whatever is required to get the job done. We don’t expect you to know everything, but we expect you to be able to learn what you need to on the job.
Experience developing software with a team. You should be able to use `git rebase` comfortably and see the benefits of testable code.
Deep experience and comfort with building Android applications, Kotlin, the library ecosystem, and the build and deployment models.
Comfort building backends in at least one language. You don’t have to be an expert with the backend, but we expect you to be comfortable changing our APIs to ship the features you need.
Deep desire to work delivering credit and advice to smallholder farmers with all of the challenges that entails. While we don’t expect every hire to start with experience working with smallholder farmers, we expect every hire to go on field trips and to develop a deep working understanding of the lives of our customers.
Bonus: Comfort building user interfaces that are highly user friendly and have well thought out designs.
Bonus: Comfort with functional programming languages.
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About Apollo Agriculture
Apollo helps farmers in emerging markets increase their profits. We use agronomic machine learning, remote sensing, and mobile technology to help farmers access credit, high-quality farm inputs, and customized advice. Our first product is a customized package of farm inputs, farming advice, and credit delivered to farmers in Kenya.