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Android and Java Developer/Tutor

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Information technology, software development, data
  • Basic level (worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Are you a highly experienced full-stack Java and android developer looking for a challenging role where you can learn lots more?
We are looking for a motivated Java Developer to come join our agile team of


Java Developer duties and responsibilities

  • Deliver tactical and strategic improvements to large scale Java and Android based products.
  • Formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify moderately complex information systems
  • Design, develop and test Java based solutions using common standards and frameworks such as JAXB, JAX-WS, JAX-RS, JPA, JavaEE, Spring, and Hibernate.
  • Maintain and update all existing J2EE applications as needed
  • Translate software requirements into working and maintainable solutions within the existing application frameworks
  • Implement the product's life-cycle: Design, development, quality, deployment and maintenance
  • Develop and adhere to best-practices for developing applications
  • Continuously contribute to team performance improvement and collaboration
  • Collaborate effectively across teams
Skills & Requirements
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or similar relevant field.
  • Java certification preferred
  • Previous working experience in Java development for (2) year(s)
  • A love for developing software and solving difficult problems with simple solutions.
  • Experience in developing applications using Java EE platforms
  • Experience in Spring, Struts, or equivalent J2EE framework software.
  • Solid understanding software patterns in Android.
  • Knowledge of Android UI design principles.
  • Experience in background processing, multi-threading and Intent services.
  • Experience in debugging (troubleshooting performance issues, memory leaks etc).
  • Experience creating XML/XSD specs and Web services.
  • Strong knowledge of PHP MySQL.
  • Working knowledge and experience with JQuery, Ajax, JSON, CSS, HTML
  • Excellent skills in DB Schema design and SQL development
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL and hands on experience with ORM frameworks such as Hibernate
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Familiarity with JIRA is a plus
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
    is a plus

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Information technology, software development, data
Seniority: Basic level (worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
Required skills: Android development; Application programming interfaces (API); Testing and debugging; Github (or other software version management systems); Enterprise architecture integration (EAI); Java; JavaScript; PHP; Database query languages (SQL, others); Oracle
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Zalego Institute of Technology and Innovation

Computers, software development and servicesCompany size: 20-50 people

Zalego Ltd is a software development company with a subsidiary Zalego Institute of Technology and Innovation. We are the leading software academy in East Africa with deep footprints in Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi. We have an open minded approach in our engagement with our employees for mutual and holistic growth.