Android Engineer

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate Android Engineer who wants to make a difference.

Dubai, UAE

Engineering

Online since May 15, 2017

We are looking for a Android Engineer in our great office in Dubai

...at OLX

At OLX Group we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies. This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?

dubizzle.com is the leading classifieds website for users in the UAE. Since its launch in 2005, dubizzle.com has become the number one platform for users to buy, sell, or find anything in their community. A community where underused goods are redistributed to fill a new need, and become wanted again, where non- product assets such as space, skills and money are exchanged and traded in new ways that don’t always require centralized institutions or ‘middlemen’.

...at dubizzle

dubizzle is an OLX company. OLX is the world's leading classifieds brand which is part of the Naspers Classifieds family. The OLX network of companies operates in more than 40 growth markets in Asia, Africa, Middle East, Latin America and Europe. Worldwide we get more than 240 million unique users and generating more than 17 billion page views, per month.

We share a relaxed and result-oriented environment that promotes the interaction among peers. Everybody can learn from different life and working experiences. Working at dubizzle/OLX means taking part in a multicultural world of innovative projects, constant self-improvement, and collaborative work 

Why OLX Group?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, among others.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9 billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe. 

What responsibilities will you get when working with us?

  • Writing clean, architecturally sound and maintainable code.
  • Maintaining the current Android apps by fixing bugs and improving application performance.
  • Working with the other Android engineers to create a seemless app.
  • To deliver features in tight deadlines.
  • Creating a multiple-language mobile app for the entire middle east.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to create, design and ship new features.
  • Unit-test code for robustness, include edge cases, usability and reliability.
  • Working with our testing team to ensure 100% test coverage.
  • Discovering and implementing the newest technologies.

 What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • 3+ years experience of native Android development.
  • 5+ years of Java or OOP.
  • A deep understanding of the Java Language.
  • A deep understanding of the Android SDK, SQ Lite, Web services and location-based services.
  • A current view on the Android development landscape.
  • A diverse portfolio of previously built Android Apps.
  • Have published at least one or more Android Apps to the market
  • You can talk all day about Android architecture, use of the best current libraries and innovate Android applications currently on the market. 
  • Lots of experience with third party libraries and APIs
  • Current knowledge of mobile architecture, landscape, trends and emerging markets.
  • The ability to create world leading beautiful and elegant user interfaces.
  • A solid understanding of RESTful applications.
  • A solid understanding of the different caching techniques you can apply when developing a mobile app.
  • A solid understand of how to create data structures and ORM.
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies and SCRUM.
  • You understand git commands and have a GitHub or BitBucket account.

What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • Tax free salary
  • Visa
  • Medical insurance
  • Flight to Dubai
  • 1 return flight to home country per year after one year service
  • 2 weeks initial hotel accommodation
  • Life cover
  • 22 annual working days + UAE holidays (alot)
  • 3 months maternity
  • Christmas and Easter off

 

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!
Are you ready to live your dream and apply for this role? It only takes a few minutes to apply using our simple application template. Once you’ve it out submit it online and our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.

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Improve the world.

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