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Software Engineering Internship

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Information technology, software development, data
  • Intern or trainee
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

Cytonn Investments is an independent investments management firm, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and D.C. Metro - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global and local institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region.

Our investments are in real estate and private equity. Real estate investments are made through our development affiliate, Cytonn Real Estate, where we currently have over Kshs. 82 billion (USD 820 mn) of projects under mandate across ten projects. In private equity, we invest in banking, insurance, education, hospitality and technology. Our financial services investments in Sub Saharan Africa are made through our Cytonn Financial Services Fund (CFSF) through which we are the 6th largest shareholder in NIC Bank in Kenya. Investments in education and hospitality are made through Cytonn Education Services and Cytonn Hospitality, respectively.
Cytonn Technologies (CT) is the Technology affiliate of Cytonn Investments, an alternative investments management firm with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and the D.C. Metro Area in the US. Cytonn Technologies is a respected technology solutions provider that offers innovative, differentiated and efficient technology products and support, web-based solutions and integrated business solutions.

To fulfill its growing Technology needs, Cytonn Technologies is inviting applications from qualified graduates to its unique internship program. As a fresh computer science graduate, joining the workforce can be daunting, due to the gap between what you have learned and what industry needs. At Cytonn Technologies, we are bridging this gap by providing you an opportunity to develop your career from the ground up and turn your newly learned computer science knowledge into a tool that is sought after by industry. Your productivity is driven by your passion and excellent knowledge of your subject. You bring your passion and aptitude, we sharpen your skills and show you how to learn and lead.

The 12-week internship program is an intensive deep dive into the real world of application development and technology management for the real world. To succeed, you need to be sharp, talented, detail oriented and tenacious. This internship gives you the unique opportunity to learn in a real business environment in the context of investment management in a company led by young, dynamic and creative executives with worldwide exposure. Interns develop applications that solve real-world business problems. In addition to technical skills, interns learn essential communication and entrepreneurial skills needed to succeed in the industry and learn to work in a high-efficiency productive environment that guarantees the ability to fit in multiple work cultures. At the end of the internship, successful interns, who exhibit a high aptitude, creativity, and teamwork will be eligible for full-time employment. Those who do not get hired stand a very high chance of getting absorbed into the job market. Past graduates of this training have moved on to gainful employment. This training will define your future. The interns will have an opportunity to specialize in either front-end or back-end development.

We provide workspace, fast internet, Mac Book pro with Retina Display, books, online resources, mentorship and challenge to develop knowledge to a sought-after skill.


Responsibilities

  1. Developing web applications (both front end and back end), ensuring user requirements are met
  2. Designing database systems for web applications, ensuring efficient data storage and consistency
  3. Writing clean, reusable and testable code
  4. Maintaining web applications, ensuring uptime and dependability
  5. Working with designers to ensure that web applications developed are intuitive and user friendly
  6. Providing technical support to users when required
  7. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Information technology, software development, data
Seniority: Intern or trainee

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: none
Required skills: Software architecture; Web service and application development; User management and administration; Programming; IT support; Database administration
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Cytonn Investments

Real estateCompany size: 50-100 people

Cytonn Investments is an independent investments management firm, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and D.C. Metro - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global and local institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region.


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