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3 Mar 2017

Head of Software Development Job

The Head Software Developer is a critical position in our clients continued growth in a period that will see their revolutionary platform accelerate from hundreds of users to millions across East Africa. As the lead engineer, you will design, build, and maintain the cutting edge infrastructure while
liaising directly with leadership on the companies overarching software strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing frameworks for a wide range of frontend and backend features based on input from observations of operations, management requests, or specific hardware integrations
  • Implement, debug, and optimize major systems in the context of a cross-platform code base
  • Spearhead development of innovative solutions to optimize user experience, distribution, inventory, tracking, and telemetry
  • Contribute significantly to system architecture, technical designs, and postmortems
  • Perform data and code analysis to identify improvement opportunities
  • Provide management and guidance to sub-contractors, lesser experienced team members, and new hires

Qualifications:

  • BS/MS Computer Science or similar with 2+ years professional experience
  • Working knowledge of programming: Java/Javascript, HTML/CSS
  • Familiar with AngularJS
  • Working knowledge of Relational and Non-Relational databases: MySQL/MongoDb/Firebase
  • Familiar with web services and REST API’s
  • An understanding of server and back-end architecture
  • Ability to learn and implement new technologies and processes quickly and seamlessly
  • Firmware and IoT experience: Arduino, Raspberry, Particle IO
  • Mobile app development experience: native or hybrid
  • Cloud based app development experience
  • Working experience with a range of programming languages: TypeScript, C/C++, Python, PHP, Ruby or others.
  • Server/database maintenance and administration including permissions and security protocol.
  • Ability to translate user needs into tech requirements
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and relentless drive to see a job done well
  • Attention to detail with creative problem-solving approaches
  • Independent and communicative
  • Well organized and team oriented

Applications:
Please click on THIS LINK to apply;

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