About the job
When you think of food delivery in the MENA region, wed be pretty surprised if talabat didnt pop into your mind first! Since delivering our first order in Kuwait in 2004, weve grown quite a lot over the past 17 years.
Today, we deliver hundreds of millions of food orders, grocery items and other products per year, to our customers in nine countries throughout the region with more than 3,000+ employees! Our food delivery business works with over 27,000 brands and almost 50,000 branches, while our q-commerce concept, talabat mart, now delivers groceries to customers in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman Qatar, and the UAE in 30 minutes or less!
Our philosophy is to make sure we do what is right for our ecosystem – our customers, our partners, our people, our riders, and the communities in which we operate. Our #techforgood program allows our customers a safe and convenient way to contribute to important causes in their community through donating to local and international charities directly on talabat with a focus on food insecurity in the region. Since its inception in 2020, we have facilitated the donation of well over 1 million meals to those in need, as well as donated over $1.5 million to charity with the help of our partners and customers. talabat is part of Delivery Hero, the global leader in online food delivery and q-commerce.
As a Senior Software Engineer – Android, you will work on our next generation ordering platform to create a smooth and easy ordering experience for our customers.
If you’re a creative problem solver who is hungry for a new adventure, an international workplace is waiting for you.
Design, write and deliver software as a solution to an end to end problem in your business domain in accordance with our engineering standards in small batches. Collaborate closely with all disciplines in your team.
Inspire other talented engineers in cross-functional, self-organized team, working in an agile development environment to discover, innovate, implement, deploy and own end-to-end complex software solutions
Support and mentor other engineers in their growth. Create and review RFCs to foster a broad insight into our overall app architecture
Understand your business domain and work with product as well as the business stakeholders to drive desired outcomes
Critically question and drive improvement of our processes and solutions
Reason about tradeoffs and evaluate new solutions to elevate your team and tech organization
The Following Experience Is Relevant To Us
5+ years of Android application development with Kotlin, Java and well-known application frameworks
Deep experience in Android-specific application development, best practices, and publishing in the Play Store
Proficient in testing and TDD, focusing on automated end to end quality
Expertise in design patterns, data structures, algorithms and OOP
Strong understanding of the full mobile development life cycle
Strong familiarity with the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, emerging technologies
Experience working with agile practices and good understanding of lean/agile values & principles
Strong knowledge in source control preferably Git
Familiar with Analytics and A/B testing tools
Proficiency with continuous integration and continuous deployment tools and techniques to keep the development branch always in a releasable state
Self-motivated, structured working style
Highly analytical thinking team player with good communication skills in English
Open to work with emerging mobile cross platform frameworks, e.g. Flutter
Good eye for design would be a plus
Working within talabat means access to perks and benefits that are adjusted to your circumstances:
Dynamic & innovative environment where youre not constrained by the boundaries of your role
Building the fastest growing, largest and most valuable network of online food ordering services in the world
Working with diverse, cross-cultural teams from over 50+ nationalities
Company events, hackathons, cultural and sports events