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Safaricom Plc

Nairobi, Kenya

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Full-time
IT & Telecoms
Posted 2 weeks ago

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Backend Developer 

Job Description – Backend Developer (20000170)

Backend Developer – (20000170)

Description

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Safaricom Digifarm Kenya Limited organization. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Reporting to the Digifarm TechLead, the BackEnd developer will be responsible for core application logic, scripting, databases, data and application integration, APIs & Microservices that ensure responsive front-end web/app architecture. He/She will also work alongside the architect, UI/UX teams and other developers for any additional features.

The developer will be required to see out a project from conception to final product with high attention to detail and collaboration with the agile team.

Responsibilities

  • Developing front end website architecture.
  • Developing back end website applications.
  • Maintain code integrity and organization
  • Ensure implementation of security and data protection in code
  • Assist in creating servers and databases for functionality.
  • Ensuring cross-platform optimization for mobile phones.
  • Ensuring responsiveness of applications.
  • Working alongside UI/UX designers for web design features.
  • Seeing through a project from conception to finished product.
  • Designing and developing APIs.
  • Staying abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages.

Qualifications

·       Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

·       At least 3 years of proven development experience for both mobile and website applications.

·       Knowledge of code versioning tools such as Git.

·       Proficiency with front end languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

·       Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular JS, React and Amber.

·       Proficiency with server-side languages such as Python, Ruby, Java, PHP and .Net.

·       Familiarity with database technology such as MySQL, Oracle and MongoDB.

·       Experience with cloud message APIs and usage of push notifications is a plus

·       Excellent verbal communication skills.

·       The ability to thrive in fast-paced environment.

Note to Applicants

As part of the interview process, external candidates should prepare the following documentation which will be required as soft copies at a later stage based on your performance in the interviews/assessments.

a)    An updated CV with contacts of three referees, 2 who must be professional and must have supervised you at some point, the other referee can be a colleague in the same professional field.

b)    Kenyan Certificate of Good Conduct (Less than 1 year old) or a receipt of the same from the CID pending release of the hardcopy document.

c)     Clearance certificate from a reputable Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

d)    University Diploma/Degree Certificate/ Letter of completion from University in case you have not received your diploma/degree certificate.

e)     National ID/Passport.

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Safaricom Plc
Safaricom Plc

Nairobi, Kenya

300 - 10000 people

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