About Jumia:

Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.

 

Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.

 

With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Use your full-stack engineering knowledge to build tools and systems that optimize growth.

  • Own the end-to-end delivery of projects related to the initiative, from conception and design to development and production monitoring.

  • You will own the technical design and will build scalable services and APIs to capture, process and store various sets of data.

  • Deliver performant, reliable, scalable, and secure code

  • Collaborate with marketing, data engineering and product teams to implement growth initiatives

  • Analyze data and build dashboards that measure success metrics, monitor A/B test results, and advise growth initiatives.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 4 - 5 years of experience as a full stack developer working with languages like Python, SQL, NodeJs. Python is highly desirable.

  • Experience with Javascript/HTML/CSS and modern Javascript frameworks like ReactJS or VueJS

  • Experience with building APIs from scratch using Frameworks like Flask and Django or ExpressJS.

  • Knowledgeable about modern web technologies, testing frameworks and follows industry best practices and standards

  • Possess expert knowledge of cloud infrastructure platforms, and have a background in SOA, microservices, and CI/CD

  • You're comfortable working with third party APIs integration and marketing/CRM tools

  • Have a strong understanding of SQL

  • You have a strong background in computer science, with a degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

Bonus points to have:

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment

  • Experience with streaming tools like Kafka, Etcd or RabbitMQ

  • Container (Docker) and container orchestration experience ( Kubernetes)

  • Knowledge of BI tools like Power BI

  • Experience with statistical data analysis and basic understanding of Machine Learning concepts

We Offer 

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders 

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