Technology

Senior Android Developer

Mumbai, Maharashtra   |   Full Time

Job brief

We are looking for an Android Developer who possesses a passion for pushing mobile technologies to the limits. This Android app developer will work with our team of talented engineers to design and build the next generation of our mobile applications. Android programming works closely with other app development and technical teams.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build advanced applications for the Android platform

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features

  • Work with outside data sources and APIs

  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability

  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance

  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code

  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable Java code

  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application

  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs

  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

Requirements

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

  • Proven software development experience and Android skills development

  • Proven working experience in Android app development and

  • Have published at least one original Android app

  • Experience with Android SDK

  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON

  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs

  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies

  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.

  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services

  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices

  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning

  • Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as “touch”

  • Familiarity with the use of additional sensors, such as gyroscopes and accelerometers

  • Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks

  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications

  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization

  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git


What We're Building

Kissht is solving the problem of ease of access to quick and instant personal loans when making ecommerce purchases. Think of us as the Bajaj Finserv for the eCommerce world. We are aiming to cut down the hassle and frustration for taking a small purchase loan down to zero.

Founded by CMU, Yale, IIT Mumbai and IIT Delhi graduates who've previously built innovative trading solutions, risk and credit management solutions and strategies at varied places like McKinsey, All Major Indian Banks, US Hedge Funds and many payment startups.

Kissht provides access to flexible credit, to a large segment of India’s young demographic who do not traditionally have access to it. Kissht aims to radically change the end-to-end customer experience of a borrower, for their personal and professional growth, and make young Indians more financially independent and financially literate, thus revolutionizing the way banking is done for today’s smartphone-wielding Indian.

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