Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Influence and contribute to Android architecture across the engineering organization.
  • Drive best engineering practices within your team and Android chapter.
  • Work hands-on in a squad.
  • Contribute to the vision and long-term strategy of the Android chapter.
  • Define, scope out and lead a long-term effort to solve large meaningful problems for Swvl android application.
  • Debug and solve complex issues by translating business problems into technical solutions.
  • Mentor and teach fellow engineers, and deeply engage with the team on how they can increase their impact as citizens of Swvl engineering.
  • Create frameworks and abstractions that are reliable, reusable and avoid surprising outcomes.
  • Identify and solve major architectural problems by going deep in your field or broad across different teams.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience developing, shipping and maintaining native Android apps
  • Expert level knowledge in Android development, with a deep understanding of Android core frameworks
  • Strong leadership experience: Leading meetings, presenting, technical go-to person, and cross-functional leader
  • Excellent communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Have experience in mentoring and supporting peers and engineering teams, fostering best engineering practices.
  • Understanding of software design patterns and Android design patterns
  • 3+ years experience with web services (consuming or creating) with REST
  • Experience working closely with product and design
  • BS in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience