Senior Software Engineer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Senior Software Engineer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Our client is an IT solution firm based in Nairobi, and they seek to hire a Senior Software Engineer to build high-quality software, which is scalable, testable, and is maintainable.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Designing scalable, testable, Land maintainable software solutions.

  • Analyze user requirements, writing functional and operational documentation.

  • Reviewing code written by junior colleagues and/or teammates.

  • Integrating existing applications into client systems.

  • Integrating new and existing applications to third-party systems.

  • Work closely with other colleagues, such as project managers, UX/UI designers, other developers, systems analysts, Product owners, and sales and marketing professionals to develop client and in-house solutions.

  • Review new technologies to identify their impact and fit within our existing solutions or future development.

  • Gathering user requirements, designing, and developing systems/solutions to meet the client’s needs, and mentoring junior colleagues.

  • Continually update technical knowledge and skills.

    Skills and Qualifications

  • Key Programming Languages: JAVA, PHP, and or Angular

  • BSc degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant field.

  • Experience of 4 + years.

  • Strong knowledge of algorithms and data structures.

  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills with an ability to visualize processes and outcomes.

  • A passion for solving problems and providing scalable solutions.

  • Familiar with Agile development methodology from preliminary system design, testing, and deployment.

  • Excellent knowledge in developing software in PHP and Java/Spring
    Boot Framework.

  • Working knowledge in Micro-service design principles.

  • Strong understanding of Jira, GIT source control.

  • Familiarity with the GIT flow, branching process is an added advantage.

  • Strong experience with test-driven development, task queuing using RabitMQ or Apache Kafka.

  • Strong experience with using debugging and logging tools.

  • Experience in software monitoring and performance tooling (caching and caching strategies. Etc.)

  • Excellent working knowledge of relational databases design and implementation using MySQL and Oracle.

  • Strong Linux skills (Configuration, Installation, etc.)

  • Working knowledge in containerization technologies will be an added advantage.

  • Ability to document requirements and specifications.

  • Outstanding all-round communication skills and ability to work collaboratively

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Senior Software Engineer) to

  • on or before 15th September 2021.

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