Mobile App Engineer (Android & IOS)

Recruiter / Employer: Kibanda TopUp
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

About the role
We seek mobile app engineers with strong technical background, great execution, and a self-starter mentality. The ideal candidate loves to jump into the unknown, clarify ambiguities, quickly learn from failures, and break down vague ideas into concrete tasks.

Candidates based in Kenya/Nigeria are encouraged to apply.


As a technology company that manages the distribution of inventory and credit lifecycle through our apps and website, providing a frictionless, innovative, integrated experience will be paramount. You will be a member of the Mobile & Web engineering team, where you will build capabilities and integrations on the Product roadmap and enhance that our consumer-facing Android and iOS App.

As a Mobile App Engineer for iOS, you will:

  • Contribute to the architecture, design, and implementation of consumer-facing features
  • Build compelling in-app experiences that will reach users globally
  • Collaborate with the product and design team(s) influence the roadmap and product development of the company App and services
  • Create and maintain internal shared frameworks and libraries
  • Shape the future of optimized analytics from the ground up with innovative data tools for analytics
  • Evolve our architecture to support multiple authentication flows, account management, and integrations
  • Mentor, collaborate and learn from innovative and passionate team members
  • Experience

  • Have two or more iOS/Android apps. Must be deployed on the AppStore/Google Play
  • Experience with Git, SVN, or other version control tools
  • Proven experience in writing readable code, creating extensive documentation for existing code and refactoring previously written code
  • Experience with building public APIs and mobile SDK’s
  • Experience with native Android frameworks
  • Experience communicating and implementing effective, solutions-oriented improvements
  • Experience collaborating with a small team while working interdependently within a cross-functional organization
  • 4+ years of professional experience building native Android applications
  • Full life cycle experience building applications in Kotlin
  • Knowledge of Android Architecture components
  • Knowledge of the Android SDK performance tools and optimization techniques
  • Experience building and testing large-scale Android apps and/or codebases
  • Knowledge of MVVM pattern is a plus
  • Knowledge of Repository patterns is a plus
  • Experience in implementing Web Socket Servers clients is a plus
  • Experience in using Dependency Injection is a plus
  • Perks

  • Remote working
  • A passionate, inspirational, and aspirational team→ Teamwork is in our core values
  • Grow yourself, learning is a habit. We empower people and we want you to grow with us. Tell us the areas you wish to improve in and if it makes sense for the business, we’ll do what we can to help you do just that
  • Flexible work hours – Pretty flexible when it comes to managing workload and time. It’s about delivery!
  • Opportunity to travel to interact with the product and our multi-cultural team
  • Why Kibanda Topup

    We are venture-backed and growing fast. We launched less than 6-months ago and we are already serving thousands of restaurants monthly. You get an opportunity to jump onto the rocket ship near the ground floor. We believe that:

    Our team should grow as fast as the company. If you do well, you will have every opportunity to rocketship your career
    Speed is a Virtue. We make decisions quickly and are not afraid of failing. We prioritize learning by doing
    Everyone is an owner of their work. We do not micromanage, only challenge. We let you own your domain and drive your work independently.

    If that sounds exciting, great! Kibanda Topup may be the perfect place for you. But, Kibanda Topup is not for everyone.

    We are an early-stage start-up. It may be chaotic at times with shifting priorities
    This is not a 9-5 job. This a whatever it takes to get the job done
    This is not a place where we will tell you exactly what to do. You will be expected to manage your own work to achieve the outcomes
    We love being around our customers. If you enjoy sitting behind a desk all day, this may not be the best place for you.

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