My client empowers cities and governments in Africa by concentrating mobility data in a single platform, integrating the best new transportation technologies from around the world.  This year they are deploying their infrastructure and services to 5 – 7 more African cities impacting the lives of tens of millions of people.

Due to their phenomenal growth they are now recruiting for a Senior Android Developer to create location-aware Android applications using their innovative public transport platform.

You will be responsible for creating and maintaining Android apps, ranging from the bespoke tools that help the team collect transport data, to passenger journey planning apps that use device hardware to detect users’ transit state.

You will work alongside the developers who engineer their data platform and collaboratively solve problems through sophisticated designs and quality products.


Design, write, and maintain high performance Java code.
Translate designs and wireframes into high-quality code.
Write or use testing tools.
Work with other software engineers to find innovative ways to harness location capabilities on a multitude of devices.
Identify bottlenecks and fix bugs.

2+ years of app development experience.
Experience using location services.
A deep understanding of the Android framework and relevant Android libraries.
Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices.
Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts in a multidisciplinary environment.
Understanding of Git and Continuous Integration. (pref)
Cloud message APIs and push notifications. (pref)
Experience with the Google Awareness API. (pref)
Familiarity with additional sensors such as gyroscopes and accelerometers. (pref)
My clients are big fans of intellectual agility and curiosity.  Across the various teams they insist on the highest quality of thinking and attention to detail.  They are a young team of highly intellectual individuals all very passionate about what it is they do.  The working environment is 2nd to none and should you be fortunate enough to be chosen to work there you WILL be very happy.

If the above excites you then please email your CV along with a profile pic and brilliant motivational letter and let’s get together asap.  Be prepared to tell us your favourite stories of the work you have done and the impact you are proud to have made.  Email to [email protected]