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Senior Android Developer - Offline Payments at Flutterwave

FlutterwaveLagos, Nigeria Software Development
Full Time

Our mission is to power a new wave of prosperity across Africa. By enabling global digital payments on a continent that’s been largely cut off from the digital economy, we’re creating the infrastructure to power Africa’s growth in the 21st Century. Founded in 2016 by a team of ex-bankers, entrepreneurs and engineers, we provide the underlying technology platform that allows businesses to make and accept payments anywhere in Africa. Our HQ is in San Francisco with offices in Lagos, Nairobi, Accra, and Johannesburg

The Role: 

Flutterwave is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Offline Payments POS (Point of Sale) Senior Android Developer with a strong background in payments processing to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining Android-based POS applications that facilitate secure and efficient payment transactions.

If you are passionate about crafting user-friendly and robust payment solutions, this role is for you.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Application Development - Develop, test, and maintain cross platform applications offline/POS applications using react native that facilitate payment processing, ensuring they are user-friendly, efficient, and secure.
  • Payment Gateway Integration - Integrate various payment gateways and methods (credit card, NFC, QR code, etc.) into the POS application to enable seamless payment transactions.
  • Security - Implement strong security measures, including encryption, tokenization, and compliance with industry standards (e.g., PCI DSS) to protect sensitive payment data.
  • UI/UX Design - Collaborate with UI/UX designers to create intuitive and visually appealing user interfaces that enhance the overall customer experience.
  • Performance Optimization - Optimize application performance to ensure smooth and fast payment processing, even during high-demand periods.
  • Bug Fixing and Maintenance- Identify and resolve issues, bugs, and performance bottlenecks in existing POS applications, and provide ongoing maintenance and support.
  • Testing - Conduct thorough testing, including unit testing, integration testing, and user acceptance testing, to ensure the reliability and accuracy of payment processing.
  • Documentation - Create and maintain detailed technical documentation for the POS applications, including code comments, architecture diagrams, and user guides.
  • Collaboration - Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, quality assurance, and backend developers, to ensure seamless integration with other systems and features.
  • Stay Updated - Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends, Android developments, and payment technologies to continuously improve the POS applications.

Required competency and skillset to be a waver (Must Haves):

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering, or a related field .
  • Minimum six (6) years of proven experience in cross platform (Android and iOS) application development, with a focus on payment processing solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of development frameworks, libraries, and tools.
  • Familiarity with payment gateways, financial protocols, and security standards (e.g., EMV, PCI DSS).
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as React Native and Kotlin.
  • Experience with RESTful APIs and backend integration.
  • Knowledge of UI/UX design principles and best practices.
  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, agile development environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with POS hardware integration (e.g., receipt printers, barcode scanners).
  • Familiarity with payment-related technologies such as NFC, EMV, QR code payments.
  • Knowledge of mobile payment platforms (e.g., Apple Pay, Google Pay).
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git).
  • Certifications related to Android development or payments (e.g., Android Certified Application Developer, Certified Payment Professional).

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