Principal Engineer

Date Posted: Oct. 24, 2022, 1:07 p.m.

Jumia

Job Description

What you will be doing:

  • Be part of the Jumia Engineering team and play a key role in Jumia's technology plan
  • ​Be a role model for the Jumia Values 
  • ​Work effectively cross-functionally discussing and identifying new opportunities for projects and features
  • ​Align architectural decisions with and across Engineering teams, ensuring the progress towards the target vision for the Jumia platform
  • ​Arbitrate on technical decisions within your scope
  • ​Directly contribute to systems design and write code to set the example of what technical excellence looks like in Jumia
  • ​Coach engineers in your scope
  • ​Ensure system reliability and compliance
  • ​Find a group of humble and intelligent people ready to make you grow and to grow with you
  • ​Change the Internet landscape in Africa and the World through your team

What we are looking for:

  • 8+ years experience as an individual contributor working with agile methodologies
  • A proactive challenger mindset: if there's room for improvement, you'll say it
  • A solver mindset: when there is a will, there is a way
  • A strong business sense. You understand the impact of your work
  • The ability to be autonomous and to own your decisions
  • The ambition to grow the company and within the company
  • Full professional English proficiency

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to Jumia via their career portal on https://group.jumia.com/careers-in/Kenya/

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