Mobile Developer

Position Name Software Engineer Mobile Apps

Reports to Senior Engineer Development Lead: Front End

Direct Reports No

Division Connected Video Department Technology

Purpose of the Position:

* To create and maintain mobile apps that are compelling and also which enables our users to consume our world-class content through latest available mobile technologies.

Key Performance Objectives Tasks


* Review designs created by designers; ask any necessary clarifying questions before starting on work.

* Write code to implement those visual elements into various mobile applications.

* Create prototypes, mockups, and staging apps for review and feedback

* Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support)

* Produce fully functional mobile applications writing clean code

* Gather specific requirements and suggest solutions

* Write unit and UI tests to identify malfunctions

* Troubleshoot and debug to optimize performance

* Liaise with Product development team to plan new features

* Ensure new and legacy applications meet quality standards

* Research and suggest new mobile products, applications and protocols

* Stay up-to-date with new technology trends

* Effectively communicate with your peers on all levels

* Give detailed explanations and argue the pros and cons of your choices


* A Degree in IT or Computer Science

Experience Required

* You have a University Degree in Computer Studies or suitable equivalent

* You have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in mobile app development

* You have exceptional knowledge of Swift (iOS), Java (Android), JSON, SOAP and REST Web Services

* Knowledge of MVC architecture

* Knowledge of Reactive Programming (ReactiveX or Rx) would be a great advantage.

* Demonstrable portfolio of released applications on the Apple App Store or the Android Play Store

* Solid understanding of Agile methodologies. SCRUM experience would be advantageous.

* You also have an understanding of object oriented programming

* You have experience in development practices like test-driven development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment

* Excellent analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude

* Knowledge of Java backend development would be an advantage

* Eager to learn new technologies and excited by change

Technical Competencies

* Customer Oriented

* Architectural Design

* Application Development

* Programming

* Risk Management

Salt is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2108-245865
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Technology
Job Locations: Johannesburg
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Java (Android), JSON, SOAP and REST Web Services, Swift (iOS)

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