Senior Software Engineer - Back End

Date Posted: Oct. 28, 2022, 1:23 p.m.

Kyosk Digital Services

Job Description

Role Profile

Kyosk is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to help us empower informal African retailers. We are looking for someone with a strong understanding of computer science, excellent software engineering fundamentals and a genuine desire to grow. We're looking for a person who can not only own a project and drive it to completion but who can also grow into being a leader at our company.

The role holder will be responsible for contributing to our core software systems. We use various softwares throughout all the operations of our company. We use Java, Kotlin and MySQL on the backend and develop our frontends for Android and Angular.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Architect and implement features for maximum shared code, testability, and performance;
  • Develop, manage, and troubleshoot Kyosk’s production environments hosted in GCP;
  • Working with product management and design to formulate specifications for features;
  • Architect, develop, automate, and refine processes to allow Kyosk to run highly available system in GCP;
  • Improve our software engineering processes;
  • Drive improvements in usability and interactivity;
  • Run A/B experiments and make data-driven decisions;
  • Participate, influence and guide architectural and design discussions with the team;
  • Help raise and improve the quality of standards on architecture, code, and documentation;
  • Document operational procedures and best practice system behaviors;
  • Working experience with JIRA and GitHub;
  • Should have working experience of Agile Methodology : have the ability to plan work and communicate in advance any foreseeable deviations;
  • Upkilling of other team members with the eventually aim of raising the overall technical ability of the team. 

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of relevant, broad engineering experience with at least one JVM language preferably Java, and have proficiency in OO design principles;
  • Familiarity with microservices using Java or similar JVM language, JVM internals and performance tuning;
  • Experience in designing and developing large scale distributed systems;
  • Experience writing applicable unit and integration testing, and testing frameworks;
  • Have a good understanding of concepts like event-driven architecture and distributed systems;
  • Working knowledge of containerization and orchestration technologies preferably Docker and Kubernetes;
  • Working experience with Kafka, should be able to set up kafka and debug and solve related issues.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to Kyosk Digital Services via the link Careers at Kyosk Digital

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