Lori Senior Engineering Manager Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Lori Senior Engineering Manager Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

The Position

Lori seeks a Senior Engineering Manager to join our growing software engineering team and help oversee the development and technical implementation of Lori’s platform.

The successful candidate will provide leadership and mentorship while also contributing individually on software design, documentation and system architecture, as well as developing, reviewing and testing code and prototypes.

The preferred candidate is a natural across stacks, systems and codebases and keeps up with the latest news and methods in software development.

She or he is a creative coder, able to adapt their craft to business needs and lead a team to execute efficiently in an agile and principled manner.


  • Design and iterate underlying architecture of software systems
  • Oversee work of junior and mid-level software
  • Engage in code-reviews and unblocking of work being performed by other engineers
  • Own software development plans and ensure projects are implemented on time and under budget
  • Serve as technical advisor to management on purchase of 3rd-party tools and software implementation complexity to meet business requirements
  • Report on implementation progress to Chief Product Officer
  • Take initiative and keep high product quality and velocity within the constraints of an African Start-up

  • BS/BEng in Computer Science OR related engineering degree
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience building enterprise level
    SaaS platforms
  • Experience with Lori stack: Python, Django/Flask, ElasticSearch, OAuth, Postgres, Redis, Redshift, React/React Native, AWS hosting
  • Experience working on backend systems at scale, using technologies like RESTFul APIs, GraphQL APIs, Autoscaling/Load-balancing and Containers/Microservices.
  • Experience building and deploying complex but well architected, maintainable, and testable application backends
  • Experience with web and mobile front end applications including responsive applications and mobile native applications
  • Exposure to data-intensive applications and familiarity with big-data storage, analysis, business intelligence and machine-learning (statistical methods and neural networks)
  • Strong object-oriented programming and test driven development skills
  • Great communication skills, interacting with development, testing and product team members
  • Experience working as part of an agile team and knowledge of agile process

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 17th September 2019
    For more information and job application details, see; Lori Senior Engineering Manager Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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