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Android & IOS mobile developer



Place: Nairobi , kenya

Job description

About company:

Pezesha is an online marketplace for business loans. We connect MSMEs to affordable working capital and other financial services through a collaborative approach with capital providers. We have an ambitious growth plan to target 100,000 SMEs across Africa over the next 2 years by enabling them with affordable working capital. We are operational in Kenya and Ghana and, in 2022, scaling across other markets in East and West Africa. It is a fascinating time to join us as we enter our next growth phase!

Visit our website: https://pezesha.com/  for more information.

Pezesha has a team of 45+ staff. Combined with the board members, they bring more than 20+ years of market, regulatory and strategy combined experiences with successful Fintech startup exits in the past.

Primary job description

We are looking for an Android & IOS Mobile Developer to join our rockstar tech team in supporting different teams in the day-to-day operations by performing the below key roles and responsibilities;

  • Build sophisticated and highly scalable apps using Kotlin and swift.

  • Translate and Build the designs and Wireframes into high-quality, responsive UI code.

  • Explore possible architectures for implementing new features.

  • Resolve any problems existing in the mobile applications, and suggest and add new features to applications.

  • Integrate mobile applications with Pezesha system backend APIs.

  • Follow the best practices while developing the app and keeping everything structured and well-documented.

  • Use CI/CD for smooth deployment.

  • Document the project and code efficiently.

  • Manage the code and project on Bitbucket and Git to keep in sync with other team members.

  • Ensure security guidelines are always followed while developing the app.

  • Consult with Pezesha UI/UX designers about app design, implementation, and maintenance.

  • Perform time profiling and memory leaks assessment.

  • Write tests for the App.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience in developing Android/iOS applications and have deployed them on Google Play/App Store.

  • 2+ years of knowledge in mobile app development using Kotlin and/or Swift.

  • Familiarity with Android Jetpack libraries like ViewModel, LiveData, Paging, Data Binding etc.

  • Familiarity with the Navigation Component architecture, MVVM architecture pattern, Android Room database and Retrofit library.

  • Familiarity using version control tools like Git and BitBucket and IDEs like Android Studio and Xcode.

  • Understanding of the Agile Software Development Methodology and being exposed to Scrum projects.

  • Knowledge of REST APIs and integration of various APIs from third parties.

  • Comfortable using test cases for debugging code, enhancing performance and reliability.

  • Ability to work independently as the subject matter expert while collaborating effectively with the relevant stakeholders

  • Familiarity with Jetpack Compose is a plus.


  • Integrity- upholds a high degree of honesty and values to be trusted with high-value transactions processing and support

  • Leader - Take ownership and responsibility of tasks

  • Detailed - Think through the proposed design (solution) approach and documentation before coding

  • Disciplined - Estimate and communicate the duration of time to complete tasks

  • Agile - Move quickly and easily to resolve issues. Look at short-term approaches that satisfy immediate needs and plan for long-term approaches that are more robust

  • Humble - Willing to listen and learn

How to Apply

Please send your CVs and cover letter to jobs@pezesha.com. Kindly indicate the job title on the email's subject header (REF 2022/Android & IOS mobile developer). The applicants who do not indicate THE REF NO and job title will be automatically disqualified. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

In your application, kindly add/attach the information below to jobs@pezesha.com 

  • At least one Object-Oriented project that you have worked on:

  • Send a link to your app(s) on playstore, if you haven’t hosted it send a google drive link with screenshots and apk of your app.

  • GitHub/Bitbucket/Gitlab link of your profile and projects

  • Attach your up-to-date CV

  • Interviews will be on a rolling basis until November 30th, 2022.