Software Engineer (Android) - Takealot Logistics

Job Description, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Mobile Developers to join our team in Cape Town.We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won't be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.This position reports to the Engineering Team Lead (Logistics).Your responsibilities will include:Help design, develop and refine new featuresLocate and resolve bugs and crashesBrainstorm new ideas and conceptsWork with teammates on design, code reviews, and estimationAttributes required:Knowledge of strategies to handle issues related to platform fragmentation, differing screen sizes and multiple OS versions.Experience working with unit test frameworks (Easymock, Mockito, Roboelectric, etc)Experience with network requests to RESTful APIs using best practice and well known libraries (volley, restkit, etc)Knowledge and Appreciation of Android user experience design patterns.Experience developing eCommerce apps for retailExperience working with software development tools including Git, Jira and Confluence.

Responsibilities + Skills


Full understanding of the Android application and activity lifecyclesAppreciation of Android-specific asynchronous processing techniques.


3 year computer science degree (or equivalent)At least 2 years of professional experience in native Android (preferably using Android Studio)Strong Computer Science and programming fundamentals

Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 29th February 2020
  • Designation: Software Engineer (Android) - Takealot Logistics
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Hamburg
  • Salary: on a call
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  • Application Deadline: Saturday, 29th February 2020

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  • was officially launched in June 2011, following the successful acquisition of an existing ecommerce business called Take2 by the US-based investment firm, Tiger Global Management and Kim Reid in October 2010. Today, is the leading ecommerce retailer in ... Read moreMission:’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, and has built a foundation on the simple concept that the customer comes first.The success of the business is based on its ability to delight customers with amazing customer service. is dedicated to improving the customer experience, from the moment you arrive on the website or app and place an order to when it arrives at your door. 

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