Job Description

About the role

You will be part of a cross-functional, self-organizing agile squad to support the development and testing of a national app in the public sector. In your capacity as the Mobile Application specialist in the squad, you will be developing native Android mobile apps (Android Kotlin) and working fellow mobile engineers, integration and test-automation engineers to integrate and consume the APIs.

A day in the life of an Android Mobile Application Engineer (responsibilities)

  • Participate in Squad’s agile planning, delivery, review and discussion sessions as both an individual specialist and part of the self-organizing agile squad.
  • Work with other members from APIs and UX to define both the technical and user interfaces.
  • Build mobile app and integrate with backend APIs.
  • Participate in code reviews, POC/spike, brown-bags sharing, Sprint planning/review/retrospective, ideation and design thinking workshop with clients and other teams.
  • Support the operation team and the helpdesk team for deployment operations and troubleshooting issues
  • Bring innovation to improve the developer as well as user experience, e.g. intuitive design, out-of-box thinking, automation tools, security, frameworks etc


    Mandatory hands-on experience for senior engineer:

    Core languages and knowledge:

    • Proficient with Android native development using Kotlin
    • Experience developing on latest 4 Android OS versions, generally understand the key differences and new features in each OS versions.
    • Android technical architecture and design patterns MVVM.
    • Proficient in multiple thread handling, experience with common solutions such as Coroutine
    • Familiar with dependency injection frameworks, and design approaches for testing
    • Familiar with Android UI layout design, material design and common widgets
    • Have a mind for implementing good UX design
    • Hands-on with writing unit tests and integration test-cases.
    • Best practices around developing apps for performance and secure mobile app.

    Development Tools: Git/BitBucket, JIRA, Confluence

    Also advantageous to have working knowledge of:

    • Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Lean etc.)
    • Firebase (Crashlytics, Events, APIs, Database, etc)
    • JSON Web token (JWT), SAML, OAuth2, PKI Infrastructure.
    • Gradle for build flavour configurations, dependencies and resource management and CICD tasks

    Good to have:

    • Android Compose framework experience
    • Understanding of security mechanisms and technic in mobile app and communication channel protection
    • Experience with Android secure storage/keystore, TLS secure connections, data encryption and PKI.
    • CICD with Fastlane/Bamboo/Jenkins.
    • Experience with using Proguard for code optimization and obfuscation
    • Experience with Android Jetpack’s Navigation framework
    • Understanding of micro-service / service-oriented architectures.
    • Github to demonstrate your study and own project

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