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Mobile Developer at OLX

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16 Jun, 2016

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OLX is a global brand which provides local communities a vibrant market to discover opportunities that improve lives by earning extra cash simply from posting items that are no longer of use, and thus giving buyers the opportunity to find value to these items at awesome and affordable deals.

We are looking for a Mobile Developer in our great office in Cape Town.

Your opportunity…

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Mobile Developer. If you are a SENIOR Developer your title will be SENIOR Mobile Developer. If you are not, but you have a high midichlorian count, and you are nice, this is the best opportunity ever. You will help design and develop the best classifieds app in the world as part of a young team in our great office in Cape Town. Yes, you read that right: best in the world. That is what we will do. Together.

   Why OLX?

At OLX we improve people’s lives by bringing them together for win-win exchanges. Sellers win. Buyers win. Communities win. OLX wins. And most of all, you win. Being part of something special. In an open culture that encourages own initiatives, growth and entrepreneurial spirits.

  • We believe in creating a richer world by empowering people
  • Every day millions of people across the globe use OLX to buy and sell goods
  • We serve over 300 million active users every month
  • We generate traffic of over 28 billion monthly page views in more than 45 countries
  • It is the biggest consumer facing internet service that is built entirely in South Africa.

 What responsibilities will you get when working with us?

  • Building and maintaining a mobile application that you can be proud of.
  • Writing clean, architecturally sound and maintainable code.
  • Working with the other Android developers to create an app that people love to use.
  • Maintaining the current Android apps by fixing bugs and improving performance.
  • Discovering and implementing the newest technologies.
  • Be the best and win.

 What will you need to be successful?

  • A good understanding of Java and the Android SDK.
  • Interest in iOS (Swift and Objective-C)
  • You like taking ownership.
  • Google Play experience (Publish and APIs).
  • You’re not a jerk.
  • Understanding of API design, networking and caching.
  • Understanding of mobile operating systems architecture, resource management, variable screen sizes, etc.
  • You like getting things done
  • An interest in all things mobile
  • Proficient in git and GitHub
  • You enjoying building on others

 What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • You work as part of a Global team…Being part of one of the most exciting journeys in the field of ecommerce – Online Classifieds.
  • Being part of the biggest Online Classifieds business in Sub-Saharan Africa with a view to consolidating our position in the coming years to one of the biggest Online Classifieds businesses in the world.
  • Being part of a highly dynamic team.
  • Free monthly massages at your desk.
  • Ping Pong and Pool Tables
  • Working with a super fun team.

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