Lead Mobile Developer

Toronto, Ontario Requisition Number R0029287 Subsidiary Kijiji

How often do you get to work for a verb?

  • “I’ll Kijiji my couch… ”

We’re looking for thoughtful engineers with an eye for quality to join our team and help grow Kijiji while keeping our applications beautiful, fast, and delightful. We seek to hire those that amplify the work we do by sharing knowledge and experience with each other crafting new ideas, ways of doing things as part of a world-class engineering organization.

We’re deeply committed to meaningful collaboration and not just practicing Agile, but truly being Agile. There is a difference. We value phenomenal thinkers, problem solvers, respectful communication, hard work, collaboration, and the sharing of ideas. Simply put, we need Amplifiers that go well beyond the average developer’s production.

As Lead Mobile Developer, you will be responsible for executing core technology development within multi-functional teams of technologists, product authorities, UI gurus and more. If you have experience collaboratively crafting mobile apps and user-centric experiences, we’d like to speak to you.

Your Role:

  • Help architect, build, iterate and manage our mobile applications
  • Work with both Android and iOS developers in a collaborative environment as lead developer across teams
  • Ensure that code is aligned with the latest design standards and best-practices
  • Help to raise the overall skill and quality level through pairing, design/code reviews, and mentoring
  • Push forward our testing process including unit, integration- and functional testing
  • Partner closely with product management to continuously improve our apps
  • Research and prototype solutions to effect meaningful iteration
  • Work in a data driven environment implementing AB tests and working with analytical application data
  • Evangelize mobile technology across the company and broader global development community

Required Skills:

  • Excellent understanding and strong experience with the Android platform (Fragments, Services, Support Library) as well as Objective-C, Swift, and iOS development
  • Adept mobile testing (Robolectric, Espresso, JUnit, Appium…)
  • Utilization of DDMS and Android Developer Tools for development and performance debugging
  • Strong know-how in object-oriented software design and design patterns
  • Real life reference or open source projects (Github / Bitbucket / Stackoverflow Account)
  • Deep understanding of REST architectural style and experience consuming RESTful APIs and RESTful Web Services
  • Grasp of HTML, CSS, and related web technologies
  • Broad awareness of client-side performance considerations
  • Excellent presentation skills - you are comfortable in small and large groups

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years application development
  • 2+ years Java/Android
  • 2+ years iOS (Objective-C / Swift)

Bonus Points For:

  • Experience in e-Commerce
  • Experience in online advertising technology
  • Experience in cross-platform mobile application (React Native, iOS, etc.)
  • Experience building full-stack applications and/or APIs
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Previous experience with Kotlin

You’ll need to:

  • Be ambitious
  • Be product and value focussed
  • Collaborate & Iterate
  • Support and guide the platform
  • Learn from everyone
  • Be generous with what you know

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