Mobile App Developer (Agriculture)

Join us in enabling productive societies across Africa.

About Mezzanine

Mezzanine develops mobile-enabled, cloud-hosted, enterprise software for customers across Africa in order to co-create productive societies. Founded in 2012, Mezzanine has market-leading expertise in the agricultural, health, financial inclusion and education spaces and works with mobile network operators to bring about positive change in the lives of people through the benefits of the digital dividend. Mezzanine is a home-grown African company delivering value to the people of Africa.

Mezzanine, a subsidiary of the Vodacom Group.

About the role

You will form part of our MyFarmWeb product team. MyFarmWeb is a web and mobile solution that is being used on more than 4 000 farms, covering over 1 million hectares. MyFarmWeb helps farmers correlate and integrate farm data in one place, ultimately empowering them to make better decisions.

As a Mobile Developer you will design architecture to meet product needs, including quality, sustainability, security and scalability, while maintaining a balance between configurability and simplicity for products.

We are looking for an individual that is a great team player, problem-solver and quick learner. The ideal individual will be someone who is dependable and dedicated to their work and cares about making a difference in Africa. One of our main drivers at Mezzanine is the fact that we build solutions that have a positive impact on people’s lives and with this comes the responsibility of producing work that is of high quality. We strive to maintain a good balance of working hard and spending time together to build good relationships and celebrate individual and team achievements!

Requirements

  • 4+ years’ mobile app development experience
  • Have published at least one original [Android/iOS] app (advantageous)
  • Experience with writing native mobile applications, preferably Flutter or similar mobile app libraries such as native Android or Cordova/React/Ionic
  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one programming language like Dart, JavaScript, Swift or Java
  • Proficient knowledge of Scrum and Kanban

What to expect

  • Passionate and dedicated team members - We work hard and support each other because we are passionate about what we do and the impact we are making.
  • Growth opportunities - We have annual personal development discussions to craft out your journey ahead. We have 5 study leave days for those that are pursuing a qualification or certification.
  • Flexibility - 3 remote work days with core hours being 10:00 - 15:00. We are output, not input focused.
  • An energising environment - We celebrate differences and value individuals. We enjoy celebrating successes, having coffee-walks, playing ping-pong and care about each other's personal lives.
  • Income protection & death cover - We care about our staff and their family when unexpected events occur.
  • Employee Wellness Programme - We are holistic beings and therefore we invest in the health and wellbeing of our staff.

Preference will be given to EE candidates.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us after 30 days you may consider your application unsuccessful.