Android Developer

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a Senior Android Engineer who is a talented super ninja programmer and is

interested in being part of a platform that handles millions of requests per day. Continuous

integration, auto-scaled rolling releases, event-driven microservice architectures are all part of the

daily gig.


What will you be doing?

● You will work closely with other teams from the early stages of design all the way through

identifying and resolving production issues.

● You will support a wide range of products focusing on automation, availability and

performance and above all reliability as well as supporting other engineers and business

intelligence leading up to during and after each sprint.

● You will live true to our ambitions of building an industry leading platform which is

relentlessly focused on innovation.

● Develop elegant solutions for complex problems.

● Write architecturally sound and maintainable code following best programming practices.

● Work in a mentoring capacity within a peer-programming environment and provide

guidance on tasks, irrespective of complexity or scale.

● Handle the entire software development life cycle, end to end.

● Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability and reliability.

● Working with our testing team to ensure 100% test coverage.

● Discovering and implementing the newest technologies.

Who are we looking for?

● 5+ 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, SQLite, web services and location-based


● 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.

● Experienced 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 understanding of how to create data structures and ORM.

● Understanding of Agile methodologies and SCRUM.

● Understanding of git commands and have a GitHub or Bitbucket account.

We love to unlock value for our customers. Every single month, 300 million people use our platforms to easily, safely, and conveniently find their perfect home, buy or sell a car, find a great job, sell things they no longer need, or strike a great deal on something they need. And we help thousands of entrepreneurs and businesses find their customers too. We also unlock value within our company. We invest in ourselves and each other to reach our full potential. We avoid bureaucracy and empower our teams to innovate. Our commitment to inclusion ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions. And, we combine the spirit and agility of a startup with our global scale and the backing of Prosus, one of the largest consumer internet groups in the world. Last but not least, we unlock value for our stakeholders. We are proud of the positive contribution we make to our planet, by enabling more conscious consumption and helping the world make the most of its limited resources through more efficient trade. We are committed to our cause: shaping the future of trade to unlock the hidden value in everything. We are OLX Group.