Software Developer

Dar es salaam, Tanzania

As a developer, you will lead and participate in development projects for our product, and be involved in all development-related aspects of our technical operations and infrastructure.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

· Estimate user and technical stories to help inform and

prioritize backlog

· Design modules according to user stories, UX designs,

and technical stories

· Develop solutions according to module designs and

deploy using delivery pipeline

· Develop and execute unit and integration tests; support

testing against user and technical story acceptance


· Suggest improvements to user stories and UX

· Manage technical debt as part of daily activities

· Conduct peer reviews and maintain coding standards

· Manage incidents as level two and level three support

· Manage problems as level two and level three support

Core competencies, knowledge and experience

Agile and lean programming and development of software systems in Web-scale environments

· Mobile app developer skills with ability to create, maintain and implement the source code to develop mobile apps and programs that meet the needs and requirements of the clients using the computer programming languages.

· Backlog item estimation · Unit, integration, smoke and static code analysis testing · Architectural element testing e.g. APIs · Automated testing and tools e.g. Selenium · Code reviewing · Software incident and problem management

· Expertise in multiple programming and markup languages, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript/Native script, Android, Java,PhP, Ruby, SQL, XML, JSON, C and Python, and paradigms such as object-oriented-, even-driven.

· Must have knowledge of the following databases i.e. MariaDB, MySQL, MongoDB. · Vast knowledge of Operating systems such as LINUX etc. · Continuous integration and continuous delivery methodologies and tools · DevOps culture, processes, and tools · Cloud-native architectures, including public cloud PaaS / IaaS, micro-services architectures, API

· Highly cross-functional and able to swap and perform adjacent roles at short notice · Flexibility to deal with changing projects and priorities in a short space of time

· Strong problem solving skills and ability to learn new methods and processes

· Strong relationship building, persuasion, and collaboration skills that drives internal-and cross-team constructive feedback and support

· Strong communications skills, with the ability to distil difficult technical concepts into simple and actionable modules

· Strong time-management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple balls, and comfortable working under pressure

· Good understanding of the business capability / user journey, wider organizational goals, and desired product business outcomes

Must have technical / professional qualifications:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field ·

2 -3 years relevant experience of which a minimum of one year is in programming and/or systems analysis applying agile frameworks ·

Experience working with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, LSD, and FDD ·

Experience working with multiple programming and markup languages, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Java, Ruby, SQL, XML, JSON, and Python, and paradigms such as object-oriented-, even-driven-, procedural-, functional-, and declarative programming ·

Professional experience and knowledge of the Telecommunications industry preferred · Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) preferred · Competency in UX principles and practices preferred