Sokowatch Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
Sokowatch Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs in Nairobi, KenyaCompany Description Sokowatch is transforming communities across Africa by revolutionizing access to essential goods and services.
Through connecting small shops to the digital economy, we are fixing inefficient supply chains and providing services never previously available.
Thousands of retailers across Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda use Sokowatch’s mobile ordering and delivery platform to ensure they get the goods they need as quickly and cheaply as possible while getting access to growth financing for the first time.
We’re looking to grow our team with highly talented and hungry employees who are comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment.
Sokowatch is looking for a Ruby on Rails developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users.
Their primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.
They will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by their co-workers into the application.
Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.
The successful candidate will possess:
2+ years Experience with Ruby on Rails, along with other common libraries such as RSpec and Resque
Good understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances
Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
Familiarity with concepts of MVC, Mocking, ORM, and RESTful
A knack for writing clean, readable Ruby code
Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
Able to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools like GIT
Familiarity with development aiding tools such as Bundler, Rake, etc
Familiarity with continuous integration
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Good time-management skills
Great interpersonal and communication skills
Duties & Responsibilities
Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code
Research, analyze, and develop product features of increasingly complex nature
Code tested and documented Ruby on Rails code
Make design and technical decisions for Rails projects.
Develop application code and unit testing in
Rest Web Services and Ruby technologies for the Application Development Centre.
Help maintain code quality, organization and automatization
Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
Integration of data storage solutions
Ensure high performance of all systems developed
Time management and self organization
How to Apply
To apply for this position please submit your CV and a brief statement of interest to
firstname.lastname@example.org by 31st January, 2020 clearly indicating the position on the subject line.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
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