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App Developer Vacancy for in a Technology Solution Company

Smart Partners Consulting – Our Client, a technology solution company is urgently in need of a qualified candidate to lead the design and code functional programs and applications, in the position below:

Job Title: App Developer

Location: Lagos

Job Purpose

  • The developer will lead the entire app lifecycle right from concept stage until delivery and post launch support.
  • Apps will be mainly content based and integrated closely with the web sites.
  • In addition to delivering the product the successful candidate will be heavily involved in driving the mobile strategy globally.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Understand client requirements and how they translate in application features
  • Collaborate with a team of IT professionals to set specifications for new applications
  • Design creative prototypes according to specifications
  • Write high quality source code to program complete applications within deadlines
  • Perform unit and integration testing before launch
  • Conduct functional and non-functional testing
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Evaluate existing applications to reprogram, update and add new features
  • Develop technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code

Person Specification

  • Proven commercial software development experience – desktop and mobile
  • Published examples of mobile applications on the App store or the Android market
  • Excellent knowledge in information architecture, human computer interaction and usability design principles
  • A track record of delivering successful consumer and or business products
  • Ability to use analytic data and user testing to inform design decision
  • A passion for new consumer technology and the emerging media landscape
  • Ability to multi task and good time management skills
  • Ability to work on their own and as a part of the team Excellent scoping and estimation skills
  • Excellent testing/ QA skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to liaise with various departments locally and internationally
Desirable skills:

  • LAMP development experience
  • PHP frameworks (e.g. Zend)
  • PHP template engines (e.g. Smarty)
  • Creative design skills
  • Working with a content management system
  • Working in a media/ publishing environment

Essential skills:

  • Proven experience as application developer
  • Experience in designing and building applications
  • Ability to program in at least one programming language such as C#, Java (J2EE) etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of programming for diverse operating systems and platforms using development tools
  • Excellent understanding of software design and programming principles.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving capability
  • Great attention to detail and time-management skills
  • B.Sc/BA in Computer Science or relevant field; M.Sc/MA will be appreciated.
  • Certified application developer is a plus.

Competencies for success:

  • Creativity
  • Learning on the Fly Technical Learning
  • Action Orientated
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Presentation Skills
  • Peer Relationships
  • Time Management
  • Written Communications
  • Problem Solving





Deadline: 15th March, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed CV’s, a covering letter stating your salary expectations to: talent@smartpartnersng.com Please state clearly in the subject line which post you are applying for.

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