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  • Posted: May 24, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Old Mutual Limited (OML) is a premium African financial services group that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key markets in 14 countries.

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    Software Engineer - Android

    Job Description

    • The Digital & Data team is a dynamic division within Old Mutual Limited, which seeks to drive digital engagement with customers by being at the forefront of digital development and innovation. Old Mutual’s longstanding history and unquestionable success in the finanicial industry, provide a solid foundation for expansion of its digital platform. The Digital & Data team applies customer-focused design thinking, agile and lean development methodologies, and continuous delivery practices.
    • The role of Senior Mobile Developer facilitates the development and delivery of quality software. This role requires established coding skills, proven experience in the digital and/or financial sector, and relevant qualifications. The incumbent will work in a multi-functional team to ensure continuous delivery of quality solutions.


    • Matric certificate with relevant tertiary qualification
    • 8+ years of experience in Android mobile application development
    • Knowledge of, and experience in mobile frameworks and technologies such as:
    • Containerisation: Kubernetes, Docker
    • CI/CD - Jenkins, AWS Code Commit
    • AWS (preferred) or another cloud provider such as AZURE or Google Cloud Platform
    • Confluence, Jira
    • Microsoft Teams, Slack
    • Terraform
    • AppCode
    • Kotlin
    • Android Studio
    • Xcode
    • Spring Framework
    • App Center
    • Familiarity with architecture styles such as Microservice and Serverless architectures
    • Build cloud based functional mobile applications at an enterprise level
    • Create and test software prototypes
    • Develop technical specifications and software application architecture and designs
    • Review and refactor code according to coding standards
    • Contribute to the technical roadmap and vision of the Digital & Data team
    • Ability to understand and communicate and/or translate complex procedures
    • Analyse system requirements and provide estimations within a team setting
    • Work closely with multi-skilled and cross-functional teams e.g. architects, developers, UX designers, business
    • Write clean, testable code
    • Knowledge of coding design patterns
    • Follow Agile methodologies (SCRUM / Kanban)
    • Work in a DEVOPS culture with analysts, testers and scrum masters
    • Provide after hours support of applications (you build it, you run it)
    • Provide higher-level technical and programming support to fellow-developers/engineers
    • Research and recommend programming-related advances to team(s)
    • Critical thinking, root cause identification skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
    • Good communications skills and a team player
    • Comfortable with pair programming
    • Possess commercial and business awareness


    • Android, Android Applications, Android Phones, Android Software Development, Android Studio, Application Development, Cloud Platform, Communication Skills, computer skills, Creativity, Digital Consumer Engagement, Digital Development, Docker (Software), Google Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, Kotlin, Kubernetes, Learning Quickly, Microsoft Azure, Mobile Application Development, Mobile Applications, Mobile Frameworks, Researching, Xcode, •    Excellent command of the English language, both in communication ability and in drafting skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Old Mutual on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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