iROKOtv.com Ltd is a leader in Africa’s tech space creating a pioneering footprint across the continent.
We are a young ambitious company building world class entertainment apps for Africa. Featured by Techcrunch, Fast Company, Forbes, CNN, BBC, amongst others, we capture the beauty and vibrancy of African movies and TV shows in an app. Our mission is simple. We are leading viewers to the content they love, bringing Internet TV to Africa.
At Iroko, we are bold. That means going where the action is. We are bringing affordable Internet TV to Africa's next 1Bn.
We encourage you to check out iROKOtv.com. We have been featured in publications such as CNN, CNBC Africa, BBC, NY Times, Variety, Financial Times, Economist, The Sunday Times, The Times, Forbes, Techcrunch, Pandodaily and many others.
We are looking for a mobile app developer to support the design, development and maintenance of Android and iPhone apps. The developer will provide support in 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.
The Mobile Developer will be a member of our back end development team, working closely with our other fantastic front end and back end developers during every phase of your projects. Your job will be fun, challenging, and interesting.
The qualities we’re looking for:
Strong OO design and programming skills in Java (J2EE/ J2ME)
Familiar with the Android SDK
Knowledge of SQLite, MySQL or similar database management system
Familiar with Eclipse
Understanding of other compiled languages
Experience on web service integration (SOAP, REST, JSON, XML)
Experience of development using web technologies
Good understanding of OO programming and design patterns
Experience building web and native apps
Experience using social media APIs
Ads integration using a 3rd party ad server (DART)
Using version control (e.g. SVN)
Excellent debugging and optimisation 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
Qualities that would make you stand out
Experience with OTT development.
Experience with development for video delivery inclusive of subscription models
Experience with Analytics inclusive of Conviva, Google Analytics ( inclusive of session ids using GUID), and other similar Analytics platforms
Experience with OVP ( Video Platforms) and CDNs
Experience driving test driven development
Experience driving Agile environments
Experience with Amazon Web Services (Web Operations)
Experience with a team building Mobile Applications for Android and IOS – Familiarity with SDKs
You have a passion for the emerging market audiences specifically within Africa.
Experience in a start-up environment.
To apply for this position, visit iROKOtv career page on TheResumator