Kibanda Topup Backend Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Kibanda Topup Backend Engineer Jobs in Kenya

About Kibanda Topup

  • Despite feeding half of Africa's population daily, small and medium restaurant owners struggle to access the financial services and inventory needed to grow their businesses.

  • Kibanda Topup is a venture-backed technology company on a mission to increase restaurant contribution to Africa’s GDP. Across Nigeria and Kenya, thousands of restaurants use our platform to access inventory and financial services.

    About the role

  • They are always trying to work with the latest technology are obsessed with the user experience. They follow agile methodologies in a team split into 3 main products: Mobile Apps for supply chain, customers, and staff, and a Company Admin Portal. The platform should also be able to connect and store data in the data warehouse to enable reporting - real-time and historical data. This role is to manage the company's back-end software systems.

  • Candidates based in Kenya/Nigeria are encouraged to apply.


    ● Design, execute and maintain back-end software engineering applications. These include microservices, internal APIs, gateways, third-party services & APIs, and databases.

    ● Ensure software deliverables are held up to the company standard through code reviews, and managing software quality assurance

    ● Selecting and deploying appropriate CI/CD tools

    ● Strive for continuous improvement and build continuous integration, continuous development, and constant deployment pipeline (CI/CD Pipeline)

    ● Manage continuing support and provide system metrics for back-end technical stack.

    ● Present practical input for strategic technology decisions.

    ● Support preparation of Technology Roadmap.

    ● Comply with all tech, product departmental as well as company best practices.

    ● Supervise reporting responsibility for independent software contractors, software engineers, and outsourcing partners.

    ● Ensure software engineering personnel is suitably trained to perform all job functions and suitably use project and software-related tools.

    ● Help determine and design system specifications & standards.

    ● Investigate, and analyze technology improvements, upgrades, and modifications.

    ● You will develop features across multiple subsystems including collaboration in requirements definition, prototyping, design, coding, testing,
    and deployment.

    ● You will design, develop, and unit test applications in accordance with established standards.

    ● You will analyze and resolve technical and application problems.

    ● You will assist with the packaging and support the deployment of releases.


    ● 5 + years of software development experience.

    ● Vast knowledge for backend software programming languages such as Elixir, Node JS, Python, and PHP.

    ● Experience with working with SQL and NoSQL database technologies.

    ● Demonstrated experience producing readable and testable code.

    ● Have extensive experience working hands-on in an agile environment.

    ● Cares about quality and know what it means to ship high-quality code.

    ● Can identify, debug and resolve complex production issues.

    ● Experience with distributed systems, architectural patterns/styles, and design patterns would be an advantage.

    ● Desired Personal Skills, Critical thought, analytical thinking, and good communication skills.

    ● Capacity to work with members of the team working in different countries.

    ● Good organizational and time management abilities.

    ● Great attention to detail and a results-driven approach.

    ● Willing to go above and beyond; we would like someone who wants everything under control and wants to try all the different possibilities that can happen.

    ● An attitude of accountability and knowledge-sharing. You enjoy reviewing others' code and sharing your knowledge.

    ● Demonstrated ability to work independently.

    ● Empathy, respect, and a big sense of humor; we are people before engineers.

    How to Apply

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