Sendy Principal Engineer- Backend Jobs in Kenya

Sendy Principal Engineer- Backend Jobs in Kenya

About the Role:

  • The overall purpose of this job is to provide technical leadership to the software engineers at Sendy.
  • You will work with a cross-functional team to build and maintain the systems that support our applications in a scalable and secure way.

    What you will do:

  • Work with a team of software engineers to provide detailed technical designs for the products we build.
  • Oversee the day-to-day running of a software development team.
  • Optimize existing systems to ensure all our applications are running well.
  • Build integrations with third applications and ensure smooth communication between various applications.
  • Store data for use in decision making in the business.
  • Document backend systems for future reference.
  • Participate in activities that promote continuous learning and value addition for end users.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.
  • Work with Product Managers to frame a problem, both logically and within the business context.
  • Designing and developing advanced Sendy applications for the backend stack.
  • Participate in the evolution of company level best practices, standards, and policies as it relates to software development.

    What you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering or other Technology related fields.
  • Minimum of seven years’ experience in software development and preferably in backend engineering.
  • Solid understanding of the full backend development cycle.
  • Proven working experience
    in software development.
  • Knowledge of backend programming languages such as Java and Python among others.
  • Ability to interact with databases.
  • Ability to build secure and scalable applications.
  • Ability to design and implement APIs.
  • Ability to grow junior & mid-level engineers to be senior engineers.
  • Testing code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.
  • Maintain code quality, organization, and automatization.
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting.
  • Ability to work effectively with different personalities and across all levels in an organization.
  • Must be a self-starter and highly organized.
  • High-level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills.
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels in the organization.
  • Personal motivation and drive exhibited through commitment to hard work, continuous improvement and achievement of goals.
  • Ability to solve problems, think critically and analytically.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Open to change.
  • Calm under chaos.

    For More Information and Job Application Details, See; Sendy Principal Engineer- Backend Jobs in Kenya

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