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Job Information
Job title
Android Developer
Job grade
Location / Operation
Blue Label Distribution - Johannesburg Gauteng South Africa
Blue Label Distribution - Sandton
Job reports to
Developer: Software Team Leader
Job Purpose

Blue Label Telecoms requires the services of a Smartphone Developer (Android specialist) reporting to the Development Manager. The successful candidate will be expected to lead the delivery of Android Software solutions to achieve customer satisfaction. Should you be interested in this challenge and meet the job requirements, please forward your application.


Key roles and responsibilities:

  • Software flow and design
  • Meet best practice criteria in the design of smartphone applications and aligned with roadmap
  • Meet best practice criteria in the software development process
  • Follow the system roadmaps and technology strategy

Software development

  • Delivering “first time right” applications to the testing team

User Experience (UX)

  • Good UX design

Software maintenance

  • Attending to bugs allocated in a timely manner
  • Regular maintenance of existing systems

Engineering development process and environment

  • Development standards followed
  • Implementation / utilization of TFS
  • Preparing any required documentation needed (example CCB) 
Requirements of the Job
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience on Android development.
  • 3-5 years of software development experience
Minimum qualifications
  • Matric Grade 12
  • Bachelor's degree or Diploma in Computer Science
  • Training on relevant technologies: Android SDK, experience with REST and JSON web-services
Competencies / Behaviour
  • Knowledge transfer / training of first tier support (Support Division)
  • Knowledge transfer / training of fellow developers
  • Multi-threaded and parallel development experience advantageous.
  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) experience beneficial.
  • Three tier development experience beneficial.
Behavioural attributes

The incumbent displays the following competencies:

  • Strong ability to conceptualise the interface
  • Professional attitude
  • Tasks to be completed accurately & on time
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong visual communication ability
  • Ability to present finalized ideas and concepts
  • Ability to identify opportunities and capitalise on them
  • Ability to Organise
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Accountability
  • Achievement driven
  • Attention to detail
  • Analysis
  • Business approach
  • Business knowledge
  • Conflict management
  • Consulting
  • Flexibility
  • Information seeking
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Judgment
  • Learning ability
  • Managing complexity
  • Resilience – stress tolerance
  • Responsibility
  • Self-management
  • Sensitivity
  • Teamwork
  • Time management
Special conditions or requirements of the Job

Additional Skills Qualifications, and Experience

  • Source code control management (GIT)
  • Agile Scrum development methodologies
  • Standard Microsoft Office efficiencies are required
  • Experience with REST and JSON web-services.
  • Progressive Web & Reactive Frameworks experience.
  • JAVA Script/Type Script experience.
  • Solid understanding of complete mobile development lifecycle.
  • Source code control understanding with TFS or GIT advantage.
  • Extensive experience in Java programming.
Closing date for applications
Friday, 14 June 2019

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