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Java Mobile app developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Johannesburg
SalaryR45k – R30k
Job TypePermanent
Education• BSc degree in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent
Experience+5 years

Job Description

Our client is building a team of mobile app developers who are passionate about technology and how it can be used to make things easier and better.

Candidates must be driven and able to self-manage "Google-plex" style environment.

Work directly with Business Directors and team of Project Managers/Designers

Brainstorm, spec and roll out business enhancing apps for customers.

We want all your talent, and will reward you for it!

About the role

• Focus on development from informal but detailed specification

• Involved in Design and maintenance of mobile applications that perform well and are extremely user friendly

• Comfortable with formal/informal specifications/customer requirements definition

• Creation of reusable libraries and mobile application frameworks

• Constant improvement culture (work to become better and more effective)

• Balance short term requirements with long-term efficiency

• Using design patterns to solve application issues

• Evaluate and research latest technologies

• Alter/Maintain/Update existing apps for customer requirements

Skills Required

• We are looking for talented developers to join our team; ability and commitment is more important than current skill set.

• Candidates with all levels of experiences will be considered from graduate through to Senior Developer.

Essential Skills

• Android or Blackberry Application Development Experience

• Proficiency in Java programming language

• Proficient knowledge of HTML 5

• Expertise in development and implementing applications with standard UI components, creating custom UI components, connecting applications to Back End services.

• Experience in XHTML/HTML, JavaScript, CSS, XML and other web technologies

• Front-end development including JQuery

• Experience of object oriented programming / modular programming

• Can read code written by others.

• Has experience debugging code.

Other (Just as important)

• Must be a team player, possess a good attitude and be self-disciplined

• Should be a Self-starter and Problem-solver

• Exercise independent judgment with minimal direction from supervisor

• Experience of the full software development lifecycle: from requirements gathering and functional specification authoring, to development, testing and delivery

• Some knowledge of the Linux command line would be beneficial

• Good levels of communication. Both written and verbal

• Enthusiasm and an interest in all things technology

• Mobile Web experience

• Have developed at least one Mobile App


• BSc degree in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent training or demonstrable experience

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977. You can also contact Cheyenne or Sam on 011 807 8064. Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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