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Mobile App Developer

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Who Are We

About the job

Apply modern mobile app development best-practices to helping small businesses buy and sell, access fata sciece insights and grow profitably, and make a big contribution across our entire product in this small, passionate team. 

At Kola Market, we’re harnessing the power of ML/AI to provide real-time, intelligent forecasting for small businesses across Africa. We’re able to drastically reduce the amount of waste which in turn drives profit for small businesses, lowers costs for consumers, and reduces the ecological impact of waste. We’re using technology to solve a globally-relevant problem that both creates a positive environmental impact and an exciting (and potentially massive) commercial opportunity. Kola is designed for intuitiveness, reliability and scalability. We are dedicated to helping our customers — small and large businesses — see the benefits of our offering come to life.

 

We are hiring a mobile app developer to join our growing Engineering and Data team. You will be spearheading projects primarily to develop . Your work will directly impact the experience of our customers. 

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in any field

  • 1 to 3 years experience developing Android and iOS apps

  • Skilled in both front end, back end and database creation and management

  • Knowledge of the Java and Kotlin programming languages is required to develop clear, legible, and maintainable code

  • Knowledge of the Android and iOS SDK and Android Studio and Apple Developer Platform

  • Practical knowledge of mobile app architecture, flow, design, implementation, and release

  • Practical  knowledge of database structures, creation and management

  • Familiarity with agile development techniques and CI/CD pipelines

  • Experience developing end-to-end Android mobile apps, including design, development, and deployment to app marketplaces

  • Strong debugging abilities and understanding of quality assurance techniques

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and XML is required to link the app to backend services

  • Understanding the most recent mobile app trends, designs, and upcoming technologies

  • Understanding of state management to facilitate user engagement

  • Understanding of Agile and DevOps techniques

  • Knowledge of version control systems and tools, such as GitHub

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication abilities

Skills

  • Ability to develop deep understanding of Kola Market’s technology, overall business and customer

  • Analytical and able to draw insights from minimal data and by consistent engagement with leads and customers

  • A problem-solving attitude, analytic talents, and excellent technical and communication skills

  • Customer centric - empathetic and willing to go the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction

Responsibilities

As a mobile app developer, you will: 

  • Improve upon existing code and database to create contemporary, safe, and feature-rich Android and iOS applications (Kola)

  • Develop new aspects of the mobile app - both front end and back end

  • Comprehend requirements and convert designs and wireframes into code

  • Find and repair issues to increase performance

  • Work with APIs and data sources per the requirements

  • Assist in the upkeep of code quality, reusability, and continual code evaluation

  • Investigate and apply new technologies to enhance the developer experience

  • Code unit testing to guarantee bug-free, dependable, and optimal user experience

  • Work with team members to design, develop, and launch new features

  • Put in place security procedures that are consistent with overall security goals

  • Using Kotlin, plan, create, construct, and deliver an end-to-end Android mobile app

Why work with us?

  • You will be part of a dynamic learning team that is constantly evolving and developing new ways to help SMEs grow well. 

  • You will gain valuable in-depth knowledge of the inner workings of SMEs in Africa (Ghana as a proxy)

  • You will be exposed to a team of dedicated and experienced founding team members, who are ready to share and collaborate to build knowledge and fill knowledge gaps.

Are you up for the challenge?

Please email your resume to : team@kola.market.
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