Senior Android Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Kenya
  • Posted 2 weeks ago


Tala is a global technology company building the world’s most accessible financial services. With over $350 million raised, they are serving millions of customers overlooked by traditional institutions across Kenya, the Philippines, Mexico, and India. Tala has been recognized by Fortune Impact 20, CNBC’s Disruptor 50, and Forbes’ Fintech 50 lists. They are expanding across products, countries, and crypto with a remote-first, entrepreneurial approach.

Job Description:

Tala is hiring an Android Engineer to act as a subject matter expert in Android, Kotlin, Rx, Retrofit/OkHttp, Dagger, architectural patterns like MVVM, MVP, CLEAN design, modularization, unit testing, and integration testing. This role will onboard new contractors, provide training and leadership to ensure efficient onboarding, and contribute to product features in their expertise area.

Key Responsibilities:

  • – Act as an anchor position and subject matter expert on the Android team
  • – Anchor knowledge to enable seamless staff/contractor transition
  • – Lead, train, review code, and participate in the Android Guild
  • – Deliver product features in area of expertise


  • – 5+ years of experience, 4+ years in Android, 3+ years in Kotlin
  • – 2+ apps published on Google Play Store
  • – Expertise in Android, Kotlin, Rx, Retrofit/OkHttp, Dagger, MVVM, MVP, CLEAN design, modularization, unit/integration testing
  • – Experience with Jetpack Compose, MVVM, Jetpack Navigation, Coroutine Flows

Tala fosters an inclusive culture of innovation with a diverse global team. They are proud to hire talented people regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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