Living Goods Software engineer Jobs in Kenya

Living Goods Software engineer Jobs in Kenya

  • Living Goods works to reinvent how we improve the lives of the under-served.
  • We think big, but operate lean and nimble. We train community health workers to bring life-saving health services and products to people’s doorsteps.
  • Services like prenatal assessments and well-baby visits.
  • Products like medicines, fortified foods, and modern contraceptives.

  • At Living Goods, you will have the chance to apply your ideas and creativity every day.
  • If you work well in a dynamic collaborative culture, set high standards, and meet challenges with determination and a sense of humor, you’ll thrive at Living Goods.


  • Join engineering team tasked with continuous development of the Living Goods platform producing clean and efficient code.

  • Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle

  • Work with QA engineers to Perform validation and verification testing

  • Document development phases and monitor systems

  • Contribute to design, development, and maintenance of features on the Living Goods platform, including new feature development, review and fixing bugs, code review and scalability testing.

  • Report in daily scrums on milestones, progress towards tasks, barriers needing attention, etc. Log all development activities inside LG task management system.
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting

  • Manage Project Technical Configuration: Work independently and partner with project managers to write technical scope of work.

  • Be available to other teammates who may be building other systems, to maintain best practices and quality.

  • Post Deployment Product Support: Support end users and stakeholders (internal and external) on any arising technology issues/bugs working alongside tech support team to resolve or escalate to other tech teams and follow up to resolution.


  • Degree in Software development, IT, Software Engineering or related field.

  • Have 3-5 years’ experience in software development i.e. JavaScript, Java, Python and Android development.

  • Experience of developing, deploying, and maintaining production grade web applications.

  • Have a good understanding of NoSQL databases

  • Proven experience working with AngularJS

  • Proven experience in developing and maintaining highly scalable Node.js, Java and Python microservices

  • Working knowledge of TDD

  • Experience of AWS, SVN, GIT and Continuous Integration

  • Understanding of concepts like MVC/MVP, Mocking, ORM, and RESTful APIs.

  • Are productive in a UNIX-like environment: you can script your way-out trouble.

  • Experience working with OpenSRP and OpenMRS will be an added advantage

  • Enjoy working closely with and learning from designers to iterate upon solutions and solve problems together.

  • Experience leading and/or mentoring a small team of developers

  • Perfectionism: knowing how it should be done and not stop until it’s done right.

  • Can communicate effectively in English over video and text chats as part of a results-focused distributed team.

  • Ability to forge ahead and independently, demonstrate effective collaboration with teams across different functions.

  • Ability to work through ambiguity and deal with shifting priorities


  • A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance and bonus opportunity.
  • The opportunity to be your best while making lives better for those in need.

  • Living Goods is an equal opportunity employer and will consider every qualified applicant for employment.
  • Living Goods does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

  • Our current job openings are displayed on our website, where you can search for open positions and apply directly.
  • Living Goods does not offer any positions without an interview and never asks candidates for money.
  • If you are asked for money, we strongly recommend that you do not respond and do not send money or personal information.

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