Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Mobile and Software Developer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Mobile and Software Developer

Job Category: Software Development
Department / Group: Software Development - Ruby On Rails/ Android Native Developer

Job Code/ Req#: ICT/5/13/001

Location: Nairobi, Kenya    

Travel Required: No
Level / Salary Range: Negotiable

Position Type: Part Time/Full-time – 1 Year Contract

Summary: Zege Technologies is an award winning Technology Company that primarily concentrates on development of financial service applications for Small and Medium Enterprises. Our organization has been recognized on media such as the BBC, Forbes magazine, CNN, Mnet. 

One of our popular web applications called MPAYER, has won numerous awards and is recognized as one of the leading enterprise application. We offer an innovative and friendly environment that nurtures individual talent and excellence in our team members.

The technology environment and specifically mobile applications generated USD 10 million in 2012. 

There exists an opportunity for a self driven motivated individual to become a part of this growing industry.

Therefore, we seek for talented, self motivated individual who understands technology and has a passion for sales and marketing who is interested in gaining relevant experience whilst making a real contribution to an organization. 

The opportunity offers the possibility of the preferred candidate to join our Software development team. 
This position will be based in our Nairobi offices. 

The probation period will be 3 months with possibility of permanent employment based on performance.
Job Purpose: An experienced developer who has knowledge in Android development with top-notch software design and coding skills. The Individual should be more than eager in getting engaged in the mobile eco-system.

  • Architect, build and test mobile applications with our team
  • Prototype new ideas quickly to "win arguments with code"
  • Find creative and elegant solutions to complex problems
  • Work in an agile environment where quick iterations and good feedback are a way of life
  • 2+ years of software development experience
  • 2+ years of experience with at least one programming language (depth preferred to breadth)
  • Experienced in Behavioral/Test Driven Development (BDD/TDD)
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or any other relevant degree/ Final year
  • Knowledge in the whole stack of Rails (From UI to DB) recommended
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Multi-threading experience in Android platform
  • In-depth knowledge of Android UI constructs
  • Self Driven able to work with no supervision
  • REST programming experience with JSON
Bonus Points
  • Entrepreneur at heart.
  • Dealt with database performance issues and query optimization in MySQL
  • GIT Experience
If you meet these requirements send your Application letter and CV to not later than 27th December 2013.

Subject Line: Attention: [HR: Developer opening]