Senior Mobile App Developer (Android- with IOS as a Plus)

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website Book Now Zambia Limited

Award Winning Zambian ICT Company

Job Description

Book Now Zambia (  which is owned by Dot Com Zambia, is an award winning Zambian ICT company established in 2009. Book Now Zambia is a proven technology company with several rapidly growing product offerings in the Zambian Public and Private  sector with flagship products such as electronic tolling (eTolls) and electronic levies (eLevy), as well as Private Sector driven by products such as electronic fuel (eFuel).

We are looking for an experienced and versatile Senior Mobile App Developer with expertise in Android development, but the ability to work with iOS platforms as well will be a plus. As a key member of our mobile development team, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining high-performance mobile applications. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in Android development


Mobile App Development:

  • Lead the development of native Android applications, ensuring high performance, responsiveness, and a seamless user experience.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Utilize your expertise in Android development to create efficient and maintainable code.

iOS Development (This would be a Plus):

  • Ability to contribute to iOS development projects, translating Android functionality to iOS as needed.
  • Familiarity with Swift and Objective-C, and the iOS development ecosystem.

Code Quality and Testing:

  • Implement best practices for code quality, including code reviews, unit testing, and version control.
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and optimize code to resolve issues and ensure smooth performance across different devices.

User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX):

  • Collaborate with designers to implement visually appealing and user-friendly interfaces.
  • Ensure a consistent and elegant user experience across both Android and iOS platforms.

Cross-Platform Compatibility:

  • Work towards ensuring the seamless integration and functionality of mobile applications on both Android and iOS platforms.
  • Identify and address any platform-specific challenges to achieve a consistent user experience.

Technical Leadership:

  • Mentor junior developers, share knowledge, and contribute to the overall growth of the mobile development team.
  • Stay updated on the latest trends and advancements in mobile app development.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in mobile app development with a strong focus on Android.
  • Proficient in Java/Kotlin for Android development.
  • Experience with Swift and Objective-C for iOS development (a plus).
  • Solid understanding of mobile app architecture, design patterns, and best practices.
  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and third-party libraries.
  • Experience with cross-functional development frameworks (e.g., React Native, Flutter) is a plus.


  • Role: Full Time
  • Gross Compensation Range: K14,000 to K20,000
  • Device Provision: Company Provided
  • Location: Lusaka Offices


1. Frontend – React, Angular, Bootstrap, Figma

2. Backend- PHP (Laravel), Java (Spring Boot), JavaScript (Node.js), Python (Django)


4. Database- MySQL (Relational), MongoDB (Non-relational)

5. Mobile – Native (iOS/Android), Cross-platform (Flutter/ React Native)

6. Version Control (Git) – GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket

7. Cloud Computing- AWS

If this is you, do send us your application letter, CV and project references to [email protected]

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: November 24, 2023

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