Jumia Front End Software Engineer Jobs in Kenya
Jumia Front End Software Engineer Jobs in Kenya
About Jumia Tech Centers Want to be part of the biggest tech center in Africa and work in mixed teams with over 16 different nationalities? Join Jumia Kenya Tech Center where tech meets purpose. At Kenya Tech Center you will be managed by and mentored by top tech leaders across Portugal, Egypt and Kenya.
You will also be working with state of the art technologies & methodologies, and using agile philosophy, all as means to improve the lives of millions of Africans across the continent by offering them convenient and affordable online solutions. And with that as our PURPOSE, innovation at Jumia NEVER stops and you will be moving from one exciting challenge to the next.
Jumia is the leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact. Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia's ecosystem.
With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.
With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.
Be part of an agile team that develops smart logistics solutions on a service-oriented architecture using state-of-the-art technologies
In particular, you will:
Autonomy interpreting business/technical requirements, designing, implementing and testing high-quality solution
Work in a team-based development environment with modular code base, peer reviews and pull requests, with disciplined use
of source code control and documentation
Constant aim for quality, scalability, performance, and architecture keeping good practices, security, and compliance in check
Be part of a fast and agile development process
Contribute actively and proactively to optimize applications, processes, and methodologies
Be willful to help peers, being part of a collaborative environment for development, testing, and automation tasks
Required Skills & Qualifications
Experience with modern Frontend Frameworks /Libraries (Angular, VueJS or React)
Expert in web mark-up, including HTML5, CSS3
Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Webpack and/or Gulp.js
Good understanding of browser rendering behavior and performance.
Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, and partial page updates.
Familiar with service workers for when and how to use them.
Clear understanding of HTTP(S) and the Internet Protocol Suite.
Familiar with Linux and Containers.
Aware of Performance and Security topics on web development.
Experienced with version control technologies (GIT).
Eager to work in team environment and share knowledge.
Likes problem analysis and solving.
Enthusiast and an interested in technologies and innovation.
Solution oriented and proactive attitude.
Attention to details.
The following skills are not “required” but will make your profile stand out.
Familiar with common design patterns and anti-patterns.
Experience with Database systems (MySQL, NoSql databases).
Experience with caching services (e.g. Memcache, Varnish).
Understanding of Queuing systems (e.g. RabbitMQ).
Familiar with SCRUM methodology.
3+ years of experience.
Academic & trades qualifications
Academic background in IT or equivalent.
Proficiency in English.
3 year of experience.
How to Apply
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