Senior Android Developer

The role

The candidate should be a hands-on android developer and be ready to work in a large dynamic organization with multiple priorities. Working with our development team, the candidate will help build out new features on our android app, including working on the front end/back-end, developing RESTAPIs, adding new activities, ensuring the app’s security standards are met, optimizing the app to make sure it’s as light and quick as possible, and contributing with ideas to help make the app more functional.


Key responsibilities

Maintaining the existing mobile app and deploying updates whenever need be.
Ensuring the mobile app security standards are implemented and safeguarding user data is always prioritized.
Add new features to our Android app.
Building REST APIs for the android app.
Help to figure out how we can further optimize the app and make it more functional and quicker.
Any other tasks assigned to you by the CTO or CEO.


At least 4years of hands-on experience developing android apps.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
A very good understanding of Mobile and web applications programming languages such as Kotlin, Java, Flutter, PHP, JavaScript, React, MySQL, Python, and REST APIs.
Demonstrated experience using the MVVM architectural design.
Knowledge of software development best practices.
Be familiar with Agile Development (XP or Scrum).
Experience in API integrations -SMS/WhatsApp APIs integration, payment integration APIs, Google Maps API integrations.
An understanding of Security Principles regarding mobile apps, APIs, and tech platforms.
Hands-on experience in building iOS apps is a strong advantage.
A strong desire to learn and figure out how to make a mobile app more user-friendly and functional.
Attention to detail is a MUST.
A wiliness to learn and work in a fast-paced start-up environment.
Flexible and willing to help in other areas if need be


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About MyHealth Africa

My Health Africa was created to help strengthen the health sector across Africa for both patients and doctors. We believe that allowing patients to take an active role in managing their own health is important, which is why we have created an educational platform to help people research and learn about health conditions affecting people across Africa as well as information on healthy living. We also aim to help patients research doctors in their areas based on speciality and comments from other patients, and also be able to book an appointment with ease at their convenience 24×7, for a time that is suitable for them during the day.