Job Details
Employer: Nextgen Technologies (Pty) Ltd

Suitable qualified and skilled candidates are invited to apply, giving full details of qualifications and relevant experience.  Our client is looking for a suitable candidate.

Key Role Information

Role Type:            Contracting – NextGen Client

Duration:              6 Months    

Rate:                    R410 – R520 per hour  

Location:              Cape Town – Century City Bridge Park                                                                 

Sector:                  Banking Industry

Start:                     January 2018  


What are the specific competencies required?

  • Engineer (front end – Mobile).
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant technical qualification.
  • Good understanding of scrum and agile practices.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools.
  • Experience implementing software solutions using design patterns and understanding of S.O.L.I.D. principles.
  • Good understanding of mobile security topics e.g. code obfuscation, encryption, reverse engineering.
  • Solid experience with the following:
  • Building user interfaces based on the IOS and Android UI standards i.e. material design spec and IOS Human interface guidelines.
  • Implementing mobile functionality with the Android SDK and/or IOS Cocoa Touch.
  • Writing unit and integration tests for Android and/or IOS< including inversion of control, mocks, stubs, etc.
  • Working with design teams to define feasible user interface designs to achieve business goals.
  • Implementing high fidelity designs for mobile platforms including working with Photoshop/Sketch and/or advising designers regarding design export format requirements etc.
  • Building and deploying mobile applications to Google Play Store and / or Apple App Stor.
  • Designing web services for mobile applications, REST, scalability, caching, etc.
  • Consuming web services (JSON< Serialization, async networking).
  • Debugging Android and/or IOS applications (leaks, CPU time, memory, power, graphical rendering).
  • Optimising performance of mobile applications.
  • Handling errors.
  • Supporting mobile applications already deployed to app stores.
  • Knowledge of contemporary trends in mobile app development e.g. RXAndroid, RxSwift, Cross platform technologies (Xamarin, React Native, Cordova etc.).

Ouputs – What are the key performance areas and daily responsibilities?

  • Build reusable front-end components and libraries for future use across multiple projects.
  • Build highly interactive mobile applications.
  • Prepare mobile applications for release to app stores.
  • Analyse, diagnose and resolve errors related to their applications.
  • Collaborate, and communicate effectively with business stakeholders, design, QA and Backend team members.

Deliverables – What end result needs to be achieved?

  • We deliver a wide range of Digital products (which includes mobile-, web applications and APIs) as well as a number of replacement solutions for Valpre.  This opportunity will span across Corporate, Investment, Client and colleague based projects with the ultimate deliverable being to implement new solutions.
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