About our Client:
Our Client is an alternative investments management firm with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and the D.C. Metro Area in the US. Our Client is a respected technology solutions provider that offers innovative, differentiated and efficient technology products and support, web-based solutions and integrated business solutions.
Mobile Application Engineer
Our Client is an independent investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and D.C. Metro - U.S. and is primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to individual high net-worth investors, global and institutional investors and Kenyans in the diaspora interested in the high-growth East-African region. We currently have over Kshs. 73 billion of investments and projects under mandate, mainly in real estate.
To manage our growing Technology needs, the firm is inviting applications from talented Mobile Application Engineers to join its competitive team of engineers.
The successful candidate will have an opportunity to participate in our share ownership plan.
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
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
Working along the web developers to create and maintain a robust framework to support the apps/web.
Working with the front end developers and designers to build the interface with focus on usability features.
Create compelling mobile device specific user interfaces and experiences.
Optimizing performance for the apps /web through troubleshooting and debugging.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Management, Mathematics or specialized training/certification. Or equivalent work experience.
Proven work experience as a Mobile developer
Demonstrable portfolio of released applications on the App store or the Android market
In-depth knowledge of at least one programming language like Swift and Java
Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
Familiarity with OOP design principles
Excellent analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude
Ability to perform in a team environment
Experience leading teams.