Senior Android Software Engineer (Sr. SWE I) - Vipool


Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 121K - 152K *
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About Us

Swvl is a revolutionary idea that was born from passion, loyalty, and persistence to face all challenges that come our way. It started with an observation turning into a realization; too many cars on the streets, wasting our limited resources: time, space, and money.

Swvl became the first 1.5 billion unicorn in the Middle East to list on NASDAQ and is currently the 2nd best-funded startup in the MENA region. With a presence and operations in up to 22 countries worldwide and a vision to be active on 6 continents.

Our main goal is not just to facilitate commuting, but a hunger to strive for solutions, encourage the contribution of youth in innovation, and inspire change.

We are looking for an engaged and enthusiastic Engineer to join our team of talented engineers that share a common interest in distributed systems, their scalability and continued development.

About the tribe

Viapool's Healthcare TaaS is the platform that connects patients with medical conditions that require regular treatments in need of round trip transportation with available drivers using certain types of vehicles. 

The goal is to be a reliable and safe platform to help both the patients and the drivers.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Influence and contribute to Android architecture across the engineering organization.
  • Drive best engineering practices within your team and Android chapter.
  • Work hands-on in a squad.
  • Contribute to the vision and long-term strategy of the Android chapter.
  • Define, scope out and lead a long-term effort to solve large meaningful problems for the Swvl android applications and platform.
  • Debug and solve complex issues by translating business problems into technical solutions.
  • Mentor and teach fellow engineers, and deeply engage with the team on how they can increase their impact as citizens of Swvl engineering.
  • Create frameworks and abstractions that are reliable, reusable, and avoid surprising outcomes.
  • Identify and solve major architectural problems by going deep in your field or broad across different teams.


  • 5-8 years of experience developing, shipping, and maintaining native Android apps.
  • Experience with mobility, transportation, ride-hailing apps is a strong plus.
  • Expert level knowledge in Android development, with a deep understanding of Android core frameworks.
  • Strong leadership experience: Leading meetings, presenting, technical go-to person, and cross-functional leader.
  • Excellent communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Have experience in mentoring and supporting peers and engineering teams, fostering best engineering practices.
  • Understanding of software design patterns and Android design patterns.
  • 3+ years of experience with web services (consuming or creating) with REST.
  • Experience working closely with product and design.
  • BS in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
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Job perks/benefits: Startup environment
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