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Software Development Lead

Soko Fresh
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

SokoFresh is on a mission to provide professional services to smallholder farmers. We are currently providing cold storage services, market linkages, and processing of produce for farmers in Kenya. Our ambition is to reduce food loss on the farm, increase farmer income, and provide professional services to the food industry in Kenya

Your role in SokoFresh
As the Software Development Lead at SokoFresh you work closely with the executive team and the external technology implementation partner to lead the development of Sokofresh’s proprietary software on Odoo. This could be as a project manager overseeing the coding, or a coder with the ability to translate user requirements into scalable code. You will be responsible for the software development lifecycle for the Sokofresh technology.

Skills and Competencies
• Bachelor's degree in Software engineering, IT, or related field
• 5+ years of experience working in software development
• 2+ years of experience implementation of ERPs, specifically Odoo
• 2+ years’ experience in software development lifecycle
• 1+ year experience in project management an added bonus
• Expert knowledge of Python and related frameworks
• Proven experience in integrating multiple data sources into a single system
• Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
• Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
• Ability to collaborate on projects and work independently when required

What we offer you
• Competitive package with the opportunity to develop yourself in a truly unique and challenging environment
• A job with purpose and societal impact
• The opportunity to lead the development of an innovative, technology platform
• Working with a small group of talented, passionate and fun colleagues
For this role, we are offering an initial 1-year contract for 40 to 45 hours per week. We offer a job with leadership opportunities, ability to design & define a solution, with plenty of space and time to code to your heart’s content.

Responsibilities

This can be refined by the candidate based on their expertise, preferred method of working, and implementation plan. This may include:
• Ability to take the lead in understanding technology requirements
• Ability to incorporate business goals & solution seamlessly into software
• Ability & willingness to train users to ensure adoption of software
• Coordinating with operation and technology development teams to determine application requirements
• Ensuring smooth integration of front-end and back-end elements
• Overseeing effective data storage, and data security needs
• Maintenance of the platform as required
• Writing code to set up the Odoo platform
• Editing code & back-end or front-end features to ensure smooth functioning of the system
• Testing and debugging applications

Does this sound like you? If so please apply through this link: https://forms.gle/MTfoQRqrMAA9Bqdw9

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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Soko Fresh

General Mathenge Drive,Westlands, KE
1-10 people
Consulting, business support, auditing
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