Senior Software Engineer (Android)
VentureDive
Karachi, PK
2d ago

 

 

Job Brief

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer (Android) to work with our team of talented engineers, to design and build the next generation mobile applications in a scalable manner.

 

VentureDive Overview

Founded in 2012 by veteran technology entrepreneurs from MIT and Stanford, VentureDive is the fastest growing technology company in the region that develops and invests in products and solutions that simplify and improve lives of people worldwide. We aspire to create a technology organization and an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region that are recognized as second to none in the world.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivering across the entire app life cycle – concept, design, build, deploy, test, release to the app store and support
  • Working closely with all team members to understand full-stack functionality and architecture
  • Gathering requirements around functionality and translate those requirements into elegant functional solutions
  • Contributing ideas (technological and product) to enhance the overall app experience
  • Optimizing performance for the apps
  • Staying abreast with technological updates and implementing technology improvements by utilizing blogs and forums

 
Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Sciences
  • 5+ years of experience preferably in android application development
  • Excellent understanding of Android Development SDK, basic components (Activities, Fragments, Services, Broadcast Receivers) and their life-cycles
  • Must be proficient in OOP, Data Structures, Algorithms, Complexity of Algorithms, Java and Kotlin
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good understanding of lambda expressions and coroutines
  • Strong knowledge of third-party libraries, primarily RxJava, Retrofit, okHttp, GSON, Glide, Dagger 2, Android Injection, Hilt, Crashlytics and Firebase
  • A thorough understanding of developing Android applications for different screen sizes and resolutions
  • Experience in developing Custom Widgets and reusable components
  • Deep understanding of MVVM architecture with the latest Google recommended API’s
  • Skills to understand MVP architecture code and ability to easily transform it into MVVM
  • Familiarity with VIPER architecture pattern
  • Enthusiastic enough to understand the usage of Remote Configuration of Firebase
  • Excellent knowledge of Unit Test with Mockito and PowerMockito and testing frameworks, including Robolectric and Espresso
  • Must have built at least two Android applications and published on PlayStore
  • Good understanding of interactive application development paradigm under Android, memory management, file I/O, network programming, concurrency and multithreading
  • Good understanding of design patterns (GOF)
  • A sound understanding of SOLID principles
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services
  • Good understanding of the full mobile development life cycle. Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • Good understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Basic knowledge of CICD lifecycle
  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
  • Strong and innovative approach to problem-solving and finding solutions. Flexible and proactive/self-motivated working style with strong personal ownership of problem resolution
  • Must possess a can-do attitude with strong Algorithmic skills
  • Passionate and willing to deliver presentations on new technical designs and frameworks introduced by Google or any open source community
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal, formal and informal)
  • Accountable and takes ownership
  • Team Player

 

​What we look for beyond required skills

In order to thrive at VentureDive, you

…are intellectually smart and curious

…have the passion for and take pride in your work

…deeply believe in VentureDive’s mission, vision, and values

…have a no-frills attitude

…are a collaborative team player

…are ethical and honest


Are you ready to put your ideas into products and solutions that will be used by millions?

You will find VentureDive to be a quick pace, high standards, fun and a rewarding place to work at. Not only will your work reach millions of users world-wide, you will also be rewarded with competitive salaries and benefits. If you think you have what it takes to be a VenDian, come join us ... we're having a ball!  

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