Cellulant Full Stack Software Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Cellulant Full Stack Software Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Job Vacancy:
  • Full Stack Software Engineer

    Cellulant is the leading one-stop digital payments company in Africa operating in 10 markets i.e. Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique; providing the glue connecting everyone to everything, every day.

    To do this we are looking for qualified, passionate, dynamic and vibrant people to drive our strategy and agenda.

    Role Summary:

    Full Stack Software Engineer Software engineers are responsible for developing, managing or upgrading software.

    They are experienced members of development teams and might take a lead role in software projects.

    Their goal is to develop software that offers users high-quality performance and reliability.

    Core Responsibilities:

  • Own the end to end software development of new and existing products
  • Debug, fix and verify reported issues within a given SLA (service level agreement)
  • Work with supervisor and peers to plan & prioritize the development and test strategy to ensure high quality and timely delivery of the fixes and tools
  • Contribute to the overall technical architecture to enhance and improve existing technical processes
  • Analyse data to measure the impact, effectiveness of current products which consequently will be used to make business decisions.
  • Drive for results, increasing our team’s impact as our processes and content identify issues more effectively.
  • Report in daily scrums on milestones, progress towards tasks, barriers needing attention, etc.
  • Work with designers and product managers to ensure that systems designs are feasible and build upon existing systems.
  • Be available to other teammates who may be building other systems, to maintain best practices and quality.
  • Work directly with our support team, customers and vendors to resolve issues.

    Software Design
  • Estimate effort and time required to complete a task.
  • Analyse and critique requirements and make recommendations on possible solution designs.
  • Contribute towards establishing all possible options for designing and deriving the best solutions based on sound analytical judgment, team input and the customer’s’ best interest.
  • Research new technologies that push the boundaries and capabilities of design and provide insight.
  • Assist in continual improvement of software configuration management process.

    Software Development

  • Accountable for optimization-focused design to ensure that all code is written with high availability and high-impact.
  • Accountable for efficiency-focused software that serves to ensure that all code is highly reusable and modular.
  • Develop push and pull data interfaces using the latest web and data sharing technologies
  • Develop software according to functional and technical design specifications and maintain a “common sense” approach that serves to recognize potential design gaps and provide insight into closing them.
  • Develop patches and defect fixes
    Documentation
  • Author technical design documentation that fully defines all application code and the underlying methodology for the design decisions made.
  • Author user documentation for any projects/products worked on.

    Product Testing

  • Provide feedback on test cases and test coverage to the quality assurance team.
  • Review code for potential performance issues, re usability, and/or anomalies.
  • Detail unit testing of code.
  • Perform and assist with quality
    assurance activities as needed.

    Product Support

  • Assess, troubleshoot, document and resolve issues
  • Troubleshoot client problems both remotely and on site.
  • Research and identify cause of reported defects and issues.
  • Develop and contribute to the improvement of maintenance procedures
  • Adhere to the terms of the Operating Level Agreement.

    Reporting

  • Recording of time spent and tasks
  • Escalating any issues identified
  • Guidance and Mentoring
  • Participate in peer reviews
  • Arrange and execute training for other teams

    Key Performance Indicators:

  • Ensure relevant documents are created, updated and shared
  • Ensure all development follows set standards, guidelines and meets requirements
  • Ensure set processes and policies are followed
  • Ensure product/project design and development is done with foresight, longevity and scalability in mind
  • Accurately report activities and achievements made
  • Ensure activities and tasks are delivered within allocated time with little or no issues or defects

    Experience / Skills

  • Diploma or Degree in IT, Computer Science or related fields of study or 4+ years of industry software engineering experience
  • Exposure in design disciplines and processes, such as client server solution architecture, MVC Models, OOP or High-performance solutions.
  • Experience in at least 2 backend programming languages e.g. Java, C, C++, C#, Perl, Python, VB.Net, shell e.t.c.
  • Experience in at least 2 presentation languages e.g. ASP, PHP (Laravel/Lumen), Ruby, JSP/JSF, Android, Objective C e.t.c
  • Experience in Web presentation languages and frameworks e.g. html, CSS, Javascript (Node/Angular/Vue/React + Redux), ExtJS, Zend, jQuery, Code-ignitor, Yii e.t.c
  • Experience in at least 1 database management systems e.g. MySql, Oracle, Postgresql, SQlite, MS- SQL e.t.c
  • Experience using Agile software development techniques and tools e.g. SCRUM/Kanban, version control (Github/Subversion), Test Driven Development, continuous integration, docker e.t.c
  • Experience in consuming public APIs for at least one public service e.g. Google APIs
  • Experience using collaborative software tools such as SVN, GIT, CVS, Mercurial, e.t.c
  • Experience in data and database design standards and processes
  • Experience in customer engagement and Issue resolution.
  • Experience in Office Tools for publishing and presentation preparation. In depth understanding of spreadsheet manipulation and reporting.
  • Experience in system support, support processes, tools and reports.
  • Motivated engineer who can learn and implement on evolving and new technologies
  • Superior problem solving, debugging and troubleshooting skills with the ability to clearly explain complex bugs/issues
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks concurrently and competently
  • Familiarity with Linux and Linux software development tools

    How to Apply
  • Send your CV in PDF, email subject: Full Stack Software Engineer to jobs@cellulant.com before 15th April 2019.
  • Hiring will be done on a rolling basis.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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