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Fuzu Ltd   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date


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

Do you want to make a difference in this little world of ours? We do. We are Fuzu - a Finnish-Kenyan company that develops career guidance, online learning and recruitment services for the emerging markets. We help people to take the next step in life, find inspiration and unleash their hidden potential.

Are you a technologist who is passionate about new online and mobile services that deliver delightful user experiences? Are you ready to get your hands dirty and contribute to developing and running a world-class digital marketplace? And change the world for the better, just by doing what you do best?

Fuzu service was launched in Kenya in September 2015 and since then more than 3 million users have heard our call – as well as hundreds of Kenyan companies who need new staff or wish to train their employees. Both our end users and job seekers love the platform, even as we have only scratched the surface of what is possible.

Fuzu strives to be the most sophisticated career platform around. Our technology team has applied advanced data analysis and machine learning for providing personalized recommendations to our users. We also try to provide a stellar user experience to our users, regardless of whether they use low end feature phones, tablets or desktops. Challenging? Yes, but we are ready for it. Are you?

We are accelerating our growth and need to beef up our tech team in Kenya. To succeed, we are now looking for a highly motivated go-getter:



In your job, you will:

  1. Develop the frontend (HTML5/JS/CSS) of www.fuzu.com platform together with our UX designers and full-stack developers, and do minor changes to our backend as well
  2. Take part in the design process of new features and optimizations
  3. Monitor performance of the frontend through data analytics (Google Analytics)
  4. Work in a highly international environment, working closely both with our Kenyan and Finnish teams
  5. Maintain continuous dialogue with business and design, ensuring clear development roadmap and prioritization
  6. Ensure that your work is efficient, fast and predictable, and that the quality of technical implementation is world-class

You have 3-5 years of experience in advanced web front-end development with particular focus on mobile-first architectures and you possess basic skills in modern technologies and languages such as Ruby on Rails, Python or JavaScript. You are knowledgeable in test driven development and appreciate continuous integration and frequent deployments. You can alternatively be a demonstrably fast learner yearning for new technical challenges.

You enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial and international team and can bring on board structured and analytical thinking, can-do attitude and execution that exceeds expectations. You speak and write fluent English.

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: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Ruby on rails; Agile and Lean methodologies; Python; Big data and data analytics; CSS; HTML; JavaScript
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Fuzu Ltd

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

We hope by now you know at least a little bit about who we are… why? Well because you are applying through our website! But let us give you a bit more detail - Fuzu is on a mission to build the best career development, recruitment and learning solution for job seekers and employers in emerging markets. Our ambition is to help the top talent like you find and a place to Dream, Grow and Be Found. We are currently attracting over 25,000 new users per month, making us the Fastest Growing Talent Pool in Africa!We are Finnish-Kenyan company with headquarters in Nairobi and Helsinki. We have a fun and quickly growing team in Nairobi that is taking care of all on-the-ground operations. We work hard but maintain a people-first, fun team culture. We emphasize learning and growth and expect everyone on the team to be eager to step out of their comfort zone to learn and support across multiple functions. In our team culture, if you want to learn and grow, you will be given every opportunity to take on as much responsibility as you can handle.

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