Senior Mobile Developer (Kotlin)

Job Description

Are you an experienced Mobile Developer with a passion for building secure and intuitive user interfaces? We are looking for a Senior Mobile Developer (Kotlin) to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining our chat-based mobile application. You will work closely with our design and backend teams to deliver a seamless and secure user experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain our chat-based mobile application using Kotlin.
  • Collaborate with designers and backend developers to create a cohesive and secure user experience.
  • Implement complex front-end features with a strong focus on usability and performance.
  • Ensure the security of the application through best practices and advanced security measures.
  • Conduct code reviews and provide mentorship to junior developers.
  • Continuously monitor, optimise, and improve application performance.
  • Stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies to ensure our application remains competitive.

Requirements

  • Experience: 5+ years of experience in mobile development with a strong focus on Kotlin.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Technical Skills:
    • Proficiency in Kotlin and Android development.
    • Strong understanding of security best practices in mobile development.
    • Experience with chat-based applications and complex UI/UX design.
    • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect mobile applications to backend services.
    • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs.
    • Knowledge of the mobile development lifecycle, from design to deployment and maintenance.
  • Soft Skills:
    • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
    • Strong communication and teamwork abilities.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with other programming languages and frameworks (e.g., Java, Swift).
  • Knowledge of cloud services and infrastructure (e.g., AWS, Google Cloud).
  • Understanding of Agile development methodologies.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Flexible working hours and remote work options.
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their experience and qualifications. Please include examples of your work or links to your portfolio.

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Johannesburg Remote

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