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Code for Africa

Senior Software Engineer

Nairobi, Kenya

County Government of Nakuru

Information Communication Technology Officer III

Nakuru, Kenya

County Government of Nakuru

Information Communication Technology Officer I

Nakuru, Kenya

County Government of Nakuru

Geo - Information Officer II

Nakuru, Kenya

SAFARICOM

Product Manager - Business Credit

Nairobi, Kenya

Canonical

Software Engineer (Python / Linux / Packaging)

Nairobi, Kenya

Canonical

Observability Engineering Manager

Nairobi, Kenya

Canonical

Golang Engineering Manager (IAM)

Nairobi, Kenya

Teach For All

Director Of Data And Strategic Planning

Nairobi, Kenya

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Raadaa Partners International Ltd.

Statistics Graduate Intern

Abuja, Nigeria

Senior Software Engineer

Closing: Mar 6, 2024

11 days remaining

Published: Feb 22, 2024 (2 days ago)

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  • Candidates must have demonstrable real-world experience in crafting high-quality (tested and documented) software in a team.
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to lead and mentor teams of software engineers.

Qualifications

  • At least four (4) years of relevant programming experience building and operating multi-tier web applications (including REST APIs).
  • Expertise in Python & proficiency in SQL (Postgres) and either JavaScript or TypeScript.
  • A deep understanding of computer science principles and the ability to evaluate and implement new technologies as needed.
  • Working knowledge of modern software development practices and technologies such as CI/CD pipelines.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills paired with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to lead and motivate teams, and to work well in a collaborative environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred: candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline.
  • Experience working in development organisations (NGOs/CSO/non-profit), technology/media organisations or high-growth startups.


Responsibilities
  • Candidates must have demonstrable real-world experience in crafting high-quality (tested and documented) software in a team.
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to lead and mentor teams of software engineers.

Qualifications

  • At least four (4) years of relevant programming experience building and operating multi-tier web applications (including REST APIs).
  • Expertise in Python & proficiency in SQL (Postgres) and either JavaScript or TypeScript.
  • A deep understanding of computer science principles and the ability to evaluate and implement new technologies as needed.
  • Working knowledge of modern software development practices and technologies such as CI/CD pipelines.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills paired with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to lead and motivate teams, and to work well in a collaborative environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred: candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline.
  • Experience working in development organisations (NGOs/CSO/non-profit), technology/media organisations or high-growth startups.


  • Lead the design, develop and deploy robust systems and infrastructure tools that will be used by the organisation and partners.
  • Drive every aspect of the software development process including technological and architectural decisions.
  • Collaborate with a geographically distributed team of product managers, designers, researchers, developers, and journalists to deliver high-quality software on time and within budget.
  • Provide actionable feedback on the work of fellow technologists.


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