Software Developer Job in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Download, prepare, and run scripts to load data into spatial databases on regular intervals
  • Review specifications and data changes; adjust scripts and processes where necessary
  • Write, maintain, and test SQL scripts for data processing and loading
  • Evaluate new data sources for quality and attribution to support product requirements
  • Responsible for analysis, design, and implementation of application and custom integration solutions including new functionality, maintenance, and enhancements of existing code.
  • Develop and support custom applications.
  • Coding fixes and new development.
  • Collaborate with business users, project managers, technicians and other programmers.
  • Create custom software, by producing clean and efficient code, based on specifications.
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing software
  • Develop and execute project plans
  • Learn, investigate and understand to an expert level the various systems the company deals with
  • Use various third party SDK’s and API’s to develop custom applications
  • Analyze user requirements and deliver corresponding functionality in projects
  • Create and Design attractive and functional User Interfaces
  • Research various aspects of the software development process in order to produce the required systems and functionality
  • Investigate new systems, technologies and approaches to solving problems
  • Build servers and set up computer networks (live and test environments)
  • Write user manuals

    Job Requirements:

  • Intermediate to advanced experience developing Python scripts or tools
  • Experience writing scripts to perform advanced queries, joins, use cursors, and performing spatial operations in MS SQL
  • Microsoft Server Systems, including AD, IIS etc.
  • Expert in MSSQL, MySQL and other variants
  • Expertise in current computer hardware and software
  • Ability to use one or more development languages and frameworks
  • Experience as a full-stack developer
  • Experience using code repositories and revision control systems
  • Experience creating both the back-end and front-end systems
  • Experience creating stored procedures for optimizing common tasks and operations
  • Intermediate to advanced experience working with large normalized databases
  • Experience transforming data from flat to normalized databases
  • Ability to read data product specifications and translate into database models and tables
  • High level of technical knowledge.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment with a strong attention to detail.
  • Able to respond to company needs quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Well organized and self-driven.

    Qualifications:

  • Experience working with SQL Server or other relational database system required
  • Create SQL views, SQL Scripts and Functions
  • Experience with Scrum and Agile Development Methodologies
  • 7+ years’ software development or programming experience
  • Knowledge and experience of the full software development project cycle
  • Expert in at least one of Python, PHP, Ruby
  • Experienced with at least 2 of the following: C++, Java, CSS, HTML, JavaScript and Microsoft .NET
  • Create, using and running queries with VBA codes
  • Experience and understand of .NET development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or other related field or equivalent work experience

    How to apply

    Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, to [email protected] before end of day 29th June 2018.

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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