Senior Android Developer

Cape Town, Amsterdam, EMEA (Remote)

Please note that as this is a remote based position, we are open to applications from candidates based throughout the UK and EMEA region.


Yoco's engineering team is scaling rapidly to support the ambitions of the company.


You will be a part of a close-knit, exceptionally talented team of engineers. Our engineers work in cross-functional teams gathered around missions, with a strong focus on aligning the right skills with the right problems and the right leaders to support them.


Through close collaboration and experimentation, you will have the opportunity to develop innovative solutions, and work on a wide variety of projects and technologies.


Our tech stack includes Scala, Python, JavaScript, React, React Native, Kotlin, Swift, and a few more.


Yoco favours strongly autonomous thinkers, and encourages and supports skill development.

What you'll do as our Senior Android Developer


  • Build and maintain our core payments SDK and UI on Android (Kotlin)
  • Integrate new card machine hardware into the SDK
  • Provide a platform that allows other parties to integrate Yoco payments into their applications
  • Work with our Product Management, Design and UX minds to ensure that we deliver continuous value to our growing base of customers
  • Do the hard and complicated things to make it easier and simple

What we're looking for:


  • 5+ years experience as a professional Software Engineer.
  • Strong Android experience (Kotlin or Java)
  • Proven ability in taking a feature or product all the way from conception to completion and release
  • You build re-usable solutions that others can use to avoid reinventing the wheel every time

Nice, but not necessary:


  • BSc Computer Science or equivalent is highly encouraged.
  • You also like to work in iOS (we use Swift)
  • Knowledge of multiple programming languages - especially new cross platform technologies like React Native
  • Experience in the payments industry

What makes working at Yoco great?


Yoco is a business built on an agile foundation and an evolving base of core lesson and principles that we like to refer to as the The Yoco Formula.


The Yoco Formula - how we create value


The Yoco formula is a validated approach to work and a set of behaviours that create maximum value for our customers and help us grow.
Core Values - Our way of working to create value & grow


  • Stay Connected
  • Make Space to Explore
  • Keep it Simple
  • Master your Craft

Leadership Principles - How we show up, engage & treat each other


  • Get to know each other personally
  • Say what you think and challenge me directly
  • Be courageous and focus forward
  • Don’t let ego get in the way


To support this, we have built a role-based organisation where every individual is given the space to focus and develop their innate strengths. Everyone at Yoco has the opportunity to lead a project and become a specialist, enabling flexibility, collaboration and accountability at all levels. You will be working with a diverse, motivated and skilled team who will continuously stretch you as an individual. To learn more about our culture, go to our #YocoLife page or subscribe to our Exposure Gallery.


Join us on a meaningful journey at Yoco, and help enable our merchants to thrive through Open Commerce!

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