Senior Software Developer

Are you excited about an opportunity to showcase your skills as a senior software engineer ? Are you
looking forward to working in an organization that innovates to change lives? Here’s your shot at being
a part of something revolutionary!

Our client is looking for a passionate and talented senior software engineer who will be responsible for creating corporate customer facing platforms.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Managing the end-to-end life cycle for the production of software and applications.
  2. Maintaining a strong technical development environment.
  3. Design overall architecture of the web application.
  4. Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications.
  5. Collaborate with the rest of the engineering team to design and launch new features.
  6. Maintain code integrity and organization.
  7. Work with graphic designers and converting designs to visual elements.
  8. Understanding and implementation of security and data protection.

Experience Required:

  1. Formal education is encouraged, but your skills will be judged on their own accord.
  2. Minimum of 4 years writing commercial quality software for cloud based applications.
  3. Demonstrated experience developing production software of a high quality and reliability.
  4. Experience with modern software development techniques for both cloud and mobile
    applications.
  5. Agile/SCRUM experience, working in high cadence teams.

Preferred Skills Required

  1. Proficiency with server side languages such as Python, Ruby, Java.
  2. Familiarity with Nginx, Postgres and RADIUS stacks
  3. Familiarity with database technology such as MySQL.
  4. Proficiency with fundamental front end languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  5. Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular JS, React and Amber.
  6. Excellent verbal communication skills.
  7. Good problem solving skills.
  8. Attention to detail and a self starter.
  9. Strong organizational skills.
  10. Team player

Personal attributes

  1. Strategic thinking with a good understanding and application of commercial principles and
    view of issues in terms of, risks, markets and added value.
  2. Strong planning and organizing skills to effectively manage and deliver on multiple deliverables;
    organize and schedule activities and resources and set up/monitor timescales and plans
  3. Ability to plan and organize self and work in order to achieve objectives and targets and able to
    overcome obstacles and move forward
  4. Results and Achievement Oriented: strives to achieve results, enjoys measuring others, being
    measured, and being judged on performance standards and those of others he/she leads
  5. Personal Ethics: Proactive, confident, energetic and able to work under pressure with a positive attitude
  6. Negotiation Skills: Must be a good negotiator, particularly in changing behaviour and work practices
    but always Win/Win
  7. Communication and Interpersonal Skills : Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    (articulate) coupled with good listening and critical reasoning skills.
  8. Human Resources Management Skills : Leadership Skills, Team Building, Organizational skills and
    ability to train, develop and mentor staff and lead motivated teams.
Job Category: Technology
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kenya

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