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Software Engineer (Mobile Apps Developer)



Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

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Farmerline is dedicated to reimagining how the world thinks about and invests in the livelihoods of small-scale farmers. Our mission is to create lasting profits for farmers everywhere. We approach challenges with bold and systemic thinking while maintaining a lean and nimble operation.

Farmerline was founded in 2013, has been a fast growing Agtech company in Africa. The company has raised over $20 million since incorporation. Farmerline’s digital marketplace combines logistics, field agents, farm resources and agribusiness partnerships to support African farmers. We have reached 1.7M farmers by deploying our tools and services through 3,000+ strategic partners across 48 countries.

Impact assessments show that averagely we increase yield by ~2X and $306 increase in net income. Our technology platform Mergdata is licensed or white labelled to development partners, global food traders and governments who use its customisable tools to improve the lives of farmers around the world

We foster a learning organization where you will have the opportunity to apply your ideas and creativity to solve problems on a daily basis. If you are drawn to a dynamic, collaborative culture, set high standards, and tackle challenges with determination and to make a positive impact on millions of lives, Farmerline is the perfect environment for you to thrive.



Job Title

Software Engineer (Mobile Apps Developer)

Department and Location

Design and Engineering, Accra, Ghana

Incumbent Supervisor

Engineering Director

Suggested start date


Length of assignment

Permanent role

Role Overview

The Software Engineer (Mobile Apps Developer) will take part in the development and implementation of functional mobile applications throughout the software development life cycle and offer excellent technical support. The engineer shall be a team player with a keen eye for details and possess exceptional problem-solving and debugging skills. Experience in Agile frameworks and working knowledge in relevant coding languages are essential. The goal will be to build efficient programs and systems that serve user needs.


  • Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support)
  • Produce fully functional mobile applications writing clean code
  • Gather specific requirements and suggest solutions
  • Write unit and UI tests to identify malfunctions
  • Troubleshoot and debug to optimize performance
  • Design interfaces to improve user experience
  • Liaise with the product development team to plan new features
  • Ensure new and legacy applications meet quality standards
  • Research and suggest new mobile products, applications and protocols
  • Stay up-to-date with new technology trends
  • Collaborating with web developers to build stable APIs
  • Document user requirements, and specifications
  • Analyze mobile devices and accordingly provide technical and functional recommendations

Required Qualifications

  • Proven working experience as a mobile (Android) developer
  • BSc. / MSc. in Computer Science or Engineering and any other related field.
  • Hands-on experience in designing interactive applications
  • Hands-on experience in building Android apps
  • Strong experience in working with REST APIs
  • Experience with version control systems
  • Familiarity with OOP design principles
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • iOS development experience is a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications