Software Engineer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Software Engineer for one of our clients.
The company enables Saccos to access small amounts of cash advances as well as other services.

Location: Nairobi


The Software Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Platform-wide improvements / optimisation to the existing system;
  • Leading in continuous product build: USSD / SMS, Web, Reports.
  • Running scrums and sprint cycles with developer team;
  • Keeping up with KEY system essentials: testing, bug fixes, feature requests, deployment, and documentation;
  • Planning, communicating, documenting, and tracking milestones and results;
  • Demonstrate strong abilities in MVC, PHP, Java, MySQL;
  • Working knowledge of USSD, AWS, Bitbucket, SMS, HTML5, and Laravel 5.2+ will be advantageous;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English a must. Strong Swahili a plus;
  • Clear communication, autonomy, and a singular focus on problem solving;
  • Resourceful and pro-active when generating solutions to software development problems;
  • Support and work together with other team members as necessary to achieve collective goals.
  • At least one year work experience

Cover Letter and detailed CV are to be sent by email to marking the subject as “2283”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2283 Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. 

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through. any Applications without a Motivation Letter will not be considered.

Deadline for receiving applications: 10th July 2016

N.B.* When applying to any job through Duma Works, you can expect that after you apply, you will receive a confirmation email, and then an SMS alert asking you to take a basic screening test over email or SMS. The test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test, and if you ever have any issues with the process, please reach out to 0702093793.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer. This is to save both you and the employer time and make sure you both find the best match.

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Updated: June 29, 2016 — 2:09 pm