Android Engineer at Prophius

Android Engineer

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience
  • Location Lagos
  • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

Job Description

  • We are looking for a skilled Android engineer to join our Engineering team. Our ideal candidate is a great collaborator with the technical skills to oversee complex projects with several moving parts.
  • The candidate should understand the business that their code supports and work to identify risks (in code, features, and design) and communicate these to the appropriate parties.
  • We practice test-driven development because it produces high-quality, reliable, and more maintainable code.


  • Design and develop advanced software applications on the Android platform. The ability to build on other platforms like iOS is a plus.
  • Communicate regularly and write clean code. Review, analyze, and resolve application issues as needed.
  • Evaluate strategies and make recommendations on changes and improvements.
  • Collaborate with team members on the design and implementation of new functionalities on different platforms.
  • Consult with other team members and implement solutions in-line with the product vision.
  • Continuously learn and keep up to date with emerging technologies to evaluate the impact on the business.

You might be a good fit if you (have, possess, are):

  • A degree in Computer Science/equivalent or a great reason for not having one (and we know there are reasons…)
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the core Android APIs
  • Experience consuming RESTful APIs specifically optimized for mobile clients
  • Significant experience in Java and Kotlin. Proficiency in Kotlin required
  • Experience with Gradle and build management
  • Broad exposure to common libraries like Retrofit, Dagger, Guava, Picasso, RxAndroid, Glide
  • Experience with Clean, MVC, MVP, and/or MVVM
  • Extensive knowledge in Android SDK’s accessibility frameworks
  • Experience with automated testing and taking the lead on debugging mobile related issues
  • Effective communication on both technical and non-technical subjects
  • Strong understanding of multi-tier architectures, design patterns, and good engineering practices.
  • Strong knowledge of how to implement and manage RESTful APIs.
  • Experience in TDD or BDD a plus.
  • Experience in writing Unit/Functional/End-to-End tests
  • Proficiency with Git and continuous integration/continuous delivery
  • Experience with Docker, microservice architectures
  • Strong team player who inspires, innovates, and delivers results to add value and make a difference.
  • User-centric /customer-centric focused, embrace Agile practices and possess a learning mindset.
  • Constant monitoring and learning of new technologies and the market landscape.
  • Have an existing portfolio of apps built in the Play Store

You’re one of us if you:

  • Eat complexity for breakfast
  • Get inspired by iconic consumer experiences that make living much easier
  • Intellectually curious and quietly confident; we have big brains, not big egos
  • Have a voracious appetite for learning, growing, and pushing yourself to the next level
  • Inclusive, collaborative, and team-first contributor

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Prophius on to apply