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Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Kingston, JM, WI

Company: Digicel

About Digicel

As a Digital Operator, Digicel is in the business of delivering powerful digital experiences 1440 minutes of each day to customers – that’s every minute, all day, every day.


Through its world-class LTE and fibre networks, together with its suite of 8 apps spanning sports (SportsMax), music (D’Music), news (Loop), local radio and podcasts (GoLoud), TV streaming (PlayGo), enhanced messaging and marketplaces (BiP), cloud storage (Billo) and self-care (MyDigicel app), Digicel is the only operator in its markets that can deliver that.


Serving consumer and business customers in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Pacific, its investments of over US$7 billion and a commitment to its communities through its Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad & Tobago have contributed to positive outcomes for over 3 million people to date.


With its Better Together brand, Digicel is making a promise of simply more to customers and communities and its 7,000 employees worldwide work together to make that a powerful reality day in, day out.


Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more.



Primary objective of the job:

Individual will be responsible for the development of the Messaging and Marketplace technology and the daily management of BIP that will be live in all Digicel markets in Latam, Caribbean and South Pacific. We are hiring Full Stack Developers with strong experience working across the stack to build mobile products at scale. As an Android engineer you will be tasked with bringing the most technically complex user experiences to life through integration with our 3rd party partners back-end services.



Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Product Managers and Designers to deliver the most compelling products and features for our Messaging and Value added applications.
  • Build well architect components for the most complex and ambiguous technical problems
  • Capable of breaking down business requirements to architect solutions using various technologies and platforms to meet business needs.
  • Participate in design reviews and code reviews.
  • Properly comment code to ensure documentation can be generated.
  • When required assist with troubleshooting and resolving



Academic qualifications and experience required for job:

  • Bsc. Computer Science or related qualification
  • 2+ years’ experience building Android applications
  • Experience working with large code bases, including API design techniques
  • Experience working with service oriented architectures and microservices
  • Experience working with designers to implement product designs
  • Experience working with MySQL, MongoDB, PL/SQL, AIML, XML
  • Experience working with devops pipelines
  • Knowledge of cloud concepts and technologies.
  • Knowledge of Bots
  • Experience working with web technologies such as front end frameworks (AngularJS, VueJS, React, Bootstrap, Spring framework), CSS preprocessors, PHP, NodeJS
  • Proficient with Java, experience with Kotlin would be a plus
  • Proficient with version control tools



Functional Skills:

  • Able to manage up and down the organizational hierarchy
  • Excellent technical troubleshooting approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight timelines
  • Adaptable and flexible, ability to understand and pick up new technologies
  • Proactive and uses own initiative to suggest solutions to resolve problems
  • Team player

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