Front & Back End Engineer (Full stack)

Date Posted: June 10, 2021, 4:32 p.m.

Job Description

Your Role  As KOKO grows within and outside Kenya, our team is looking for experienced full stack engineers to lead development of our cloud based software products, and be responsible for major technical decisions associated with them accountable for their successful execution.    In this position on the software engineering team, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to many customer and internal facing products. KOKO’s suite of products spans multiple technical domains and disciplines in software and hardware, and so experience in end-to-end systems thinking across distributed components is key for this role.

What you will do

Design, implement and deploy web-based front-end applications and back-end services

Lead the delivery of software projects in a team-based environment 

Collaborate cross-functionally with business users, product managers, project managers and other engineers to to define, design, scope and ship new features using elegant solutions.

Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.

Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices.

Help others to improve the quality of their work through regular design and code reviews

Deliver new features to production environments and support them in operation

Participate in building the engineering culture at KOKO

KOKO’s technology stack currently includes (but is not limited to) AWS, Python, Flask, Vue.js, Postgres, Kotlin, Java, Firebase, C++, Celery, Message Queues, Odoo ERP, Docker, Jenkins, CircleCI, Git

 

What You Will Bring to KOKO

At least four years experience developing applications at enterprise scale using the front and back end technologies in our stack

Ability to translate user experience design (mockups, wireframes and user journeys) into code using CSS and scripting frameworks 

Ability to develop robust and scalable backend services defined by RESTful APIs in Python

Familiarity with Cloud/ SaaS architectures and how to build secure and maintainable services

Strong understanding of unit testing, design patterns and usage of tools like profilers

Experience with source control and continuous integration tools (We use GIT and Jenkins)

Worked in an Agile multi-functional team 

Thrive in an environment that requires you to partner with multiple cross-functional teams as stakeholders/customers

Great oral and written communication skills

 

What We Offer

Competitive salary plus a quarterly cash bonus

Annual compensation reviews - we reward great work

Discounted health insurance with no-cost financing for you and your dependents (in Kenya)

21 days of annual leave plus public holidays plus examination leave

Ongoing investment in you and your skills, incl. full access to over 5,000 online courses

The right equipment for the job - a choice of MacBook, Windows, or Linux laptop

 

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should apply through Koko Network's career portal via the link https://jobs.lever.co/kokonetworks

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