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Senior Engineer - Android

Tamara Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 02 Jul 2024


  • Estimate: $120k - $150k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Office Only
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior


About the job
We're seeking a vital member for our dynamic Mobile Development team. As a Senior Android Engineer, you will be crucial in researching, designing, testing, deploying & maintaining high-performance Android applications that enable seamless and scalable transactions within the MENA region.
Drawing on your proficiency in Android development, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining best-in-class applications aimed at giving the best user experience to all of our mobile users to create unique experiences only Tamara can provide.
With a proven track record of connecting Android applications to back-end services, you will collaborate with a diverse ecosystem of talented engineers, designers, analysts, product experts, and other cross-functional team members to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements and ultimately revolutionize the way millions of users shop, pay, and bank.
You are a driven, determined, curious team player, knowing that collective strength means we all win. With a positive outlook, you are solution-oriented–persevering regardless of circumstances, always finding a way through, no matter the challenges. You will effectively find a way to work with everyone through empathy and respect. You will be driven and comfortable with responding quickly with urgency, with the ability to change course without losing momentum and energy, resulting in great success.

Your responsibilities

  • Research, design, test, deploy & maintain high performance Android applications which are used by customers & partners
  • Design, build and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable Kotlin code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Debugging and root cause analysis
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Analysing and maintaining product features

Your Expertise

  • 5+ years of relevant experience as a Android Engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services
  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
  • Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as “touch.”
  • Familiarity with the use of additional sensors, such as QR code scanning, fingerprint authentication...
  • Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for everyday tasks
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git (we’re using Gitlab)
  • Familiarity with continuous integration (we’re using Gitlab CI/CD pipeline)
  • Proactive, goal-oriented, reliable, and self-structured

Join the revolution
Tamara is a vibrant hub of exceptional individuals worldwide, with over 40+ nationalities committed to working with the broadest talent pool possible. We're proud of the wealth of cultural backgrounds that shape our teams, ensuring every experience is acknowledged and celebrated.
We seek self-driven individuals, fueled by curiosity, ready to take control of their professional and personal development. We’re creating a place where possibilities are for the taking through career mobility, mentoring and cross-border collaboration. This approach has earned us a spot as one of the competitive tech companies to work for.
All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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About Tamara

Tamara is the leading fintech platform in Saudi Arabia and the wider GCC region with a mission to empower people in their daily lives and revolutionize how they shop, pay, and bank. Tamara serves millions of users in KSA, UAE, and Kuwait, and partners with leading global and regional brands.