Overview

Senior Engineer (Mobile)

Duties & Responsibilities

Experience in the end-to-end software development life cycle and Android platform.
Architect, design, and develop modular and high-performing applications for the Android platform.
Design and build large mobile applications or multiple apps.
Implement unit and functional tests.
Design & code reviews.
Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high-quality software. Break down complex projects/epics/epics/stories into achievable tasks for developers.
Manage a team of junior engineers and set appropriate guidelines on development methodologies.
Serve as a technical lead on our most demanding, cross-functional projects.
Effectively communicate high-level strategy and technical details across disciplines, locations, and organizations, including senior leadership.
Ensure the quality of architecture and design of multiple mobile applications & systems.
Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straightforward solutions.
Fully and completely understand system interdependencies and limitations.
Leverage internal and industry knowledge in design decisions.
Mentor other engineers, define our technical culture, and help build a fast-growing team.
Exert technical influence over multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and experience.

Requirements:

6+ years prior experience in software product development.
3+ years previous experience in android application development role.
Masters / Degree in Computer Science or Related Field from premier institutes.

Must have:

3+ years of experience building mobile applications
Expertise in mobile stacks (Android, ReactNative, Flutter, iOS)
Deep knowledge of Java, Swift, Kotlin, and Flutter
Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect apps to back-end services
Strong understanding of designs, patterns & frameworks (PWA, MVPP, WebViews, Hybrid Apps, SPA)
Expertise in performance optimization, troubleshooting, handling multiple apps and upgrades.
Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance
Strong understanding of cloud technologies like AWS/Google Cloud/Azure
Proficient with RDBMS & NoSQL Databases
Proven team leadership, interpersonal skills, and ability to get things done

Good to have:

Knowledge of B2B & B2C retail eCommerce
Experience developing, maintaining, and innovating large-scale, consumer-facing web applications.
DevOps mindset.
Experience in data science is plus
Experience in Spring boot or any good framework

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About Sokowatch

Sokowatch enables informal retailers to order products at anytime via SMS or mobile app, and receive free same-day delivery to their store. This makes it easier for shopkeepers to source goods and helps manufacturers ensure that their products are consistently available to consumers. Sokowatch's systems track real-time sales and orders across thousands of stores. Access to market trends and purchasing habits enables manufacturers to tailor their marketing strategies and allows Sokowatch to offer personalized promotions and business insights to individual retailers.