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4 Jun 2015

I.T Rep (Software & Developer) Job Vacancy

Jumia is the largest online retail store in Africa with over 100,000 unique visitors a day, buying everything from Fashion to Phones.

Founded in 2012 in Nigeria, Jumia's mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience.

Jumia is part of Africa Internet Group, a leading global incubator of startups specialised in e­commerce.

Africa Internet Group is Africa's leading internet firm, with already over 3,000 employees
in over 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia.com, Kaymu.com, Hellofood.com, Lamudi.com, Carmudi.com and Jovago.com.

It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet.

Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Africa Internet Group steps in.

Job Description:
The role of the I.T rep will include handling the following tasks:

  • Coordinating the training of staff on how to use the company systems
  • Coordinate training of staff on new releases/updates/features of the company systems
  • Implement APIs to allow integration of external systems with ours
  • Troubleshoot queries and escalate where appropriate for internal company systems
  • Continually seeking opportunities to improve internal company systems for Jumia Kenya Venture
  • Implement software projects as requested by the business
  • Be IT rep for Jumia Kenya in regional IT calls/meetings
  • Desired Experience
  • Several years relevant experience in software design, object­oriented design and implementation techniques; thorough understanding of design patterns and their application in software development
  • Experience in implementing APIs
  • Coordinating the training of staff on internal systems/new features
  • Proven experience in designing web­based applications using ASP, ASP.NET, VB.NET
  • Client side coding: Mastery of cascading Style Sheets (CSS), XHTL, DHTML, Java scripts (Ajax & Jquery), HTML templates
  • Proven experience in design and implementation of web applications in open source technologies and specifically PHP/MYSQL /PostgreSQL
  • System integration with MS office applications templates
  • Proficient with Database; MYSQL, MSSQL, MS Access databases
  • Proficiency in the use of web protocols including HTTP, HTTPS, WSFTP, SSL, SOCS and FTP

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in Computer Science.
  • Additional relevant certifications in I.T is an added advantage
  • Excellent computer skills
  • People skills to enable you handle problems
  • Good communication skills
  • Proactive, Entrepreneurial and proven ability to deliver exceptional results.

If you want to join the journey please send your resume to: joinus­kenya@jumia.com

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