Full Stack Developer Job in Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Full Stack Developer for BuuPass.

BuuPass is a centralized digital marketplace which enables travellers to book and pay for their intercity bus tickets from the comfort of their homes.

BuuPass believes in innovating on the behalf of the Kenyan traveller. Providing convenience and access is central to their mission. They envision a world where people can travel on their terms, be connected to opportunities, and live a life without borders.

Their Company Values:

1. INTEGRITY: Be courageous enough to have honest conversations

2. LEAN DISRUPTION: Simple solutions create the most disruption

3. IMPACT: We impact lives to grow communities

4. GROWTH: There’s always room for growth

5. DIVERSITY: There’s strength in differences

6. RESULTS-DRIVEN: We don’t just dream, we execute

You should be able to develop and maintain functional and stable web applications to meet their company’s needs.

They are looking for a hands-on full stack web developer who breathes and lives on technology and creates great web applications – from database schema design decision to tweaking CSS to maintaining the server side, you will have a hand in all levels of the software stack.

Technical Skills & Experience:

  • Languages – PHP, Java, HTML5, CSS, SQL, XML
  • Frameworks – jQuery, Node.js, laravel, yii, cake, codeigniter
  • Databases – MySQL, NoSQL
  • Database designing and adequate knowledge of relational database systems, object oriented programming and web application development.
  • Understanding of REST API/ JSON is a must
  • Experience in e-commerce platforms, payment gateway integration & operations will be a big advantage especially, on content-heavy platforms.
  • Ability to decipher and write complex database queries for analysis.
  • Good to have knowledge of AWS Cloud Hosting, GCP, Hostgator and Microsoft Azure
  • Understanding of load balancing, scalability issues and their solutions
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Knowledge and experience with API development.
  • Experience with App development is a plus


  • Designs and rewrites high profile, dynamic web applications
  • Designs, develops server side API’s
  • Building scalable websites and applications in PHP and MySql database.
  • Customizing and implementing open source tools
  • Extending existing projects
  • Preparing documentation for web development projects
  • Creating website layout/user interfaces by using standard html/css practices
  • Integrating data from various back-end services and databases
  • Understanding of open source projects like Drupal, WordPress, SquareSpace, Magento (CE and EE), Shopify, BigCommerce, OpenCart, PrestaShop etc
  • Basic knowledge of search engine optimization process.
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques and follow industry best practices.


Send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to apply@jobs.dumaworks.com marking the subject as “2987”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 2987 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Friday, 25 August 2017

N.B.* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer.

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Updated: August 15, 2017 — 8:38 pm