About Jumia:

Jumia believes that technology has the potential to transform everyday life in Africa for the better. Jumia was built to help consumers access millions of goods and services conveniently and at the best prices while opening up a new way for sellers to reach consumers and grow their businesses.

Listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in 2019, Jumia is the leading e-commerce company in Africa, operating in 11 countries. The Jumia platform consists of a marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, a logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and a payment service, JumiaPay, which offers a safe and easy solution to facilitate online payment transactions. The company offers goods across a broad range of categories, such as phones and electronics, home appliances, fast-moving consumer goods, fashion and beauty.

About Jumia Tech Centers

Want to be part of the biggest tech center in Africa and work in mixed teams with over 16 different nationalities? Join Jumia Kenya Tech Center where tech meets purpose. At Kenya Tech Center you will be managed by and mentored by top tech leaders across Portugal, Egypt and Kenya. You will also be working with state-of-the-art technologies & methodologies, and using agile philosophy, all as means to improve the lives of millions of Africans across the continent by offering them convenient and affordable online solutions. And with that as our PURPOSE, innovation at Jumia NEVER stops and you will be moving from one exciting challenge to the next.

What you will be doing

  • Autonomy interpreting business/technical requirements, designing, implementing and testing high-quality solutions
  • Work in a team-based development environment with a modular code base, peer reviews, and pull requests, with the disciplined use of source code control and documentation
  • Constantly aim for quality, scalability, performance, and architecture keeping good practices, security, and compliance in check
  • Be part of a fast and agile development process
  • Contribute actively and proactively to optimize applications, processes, and methodologies
  • Be willing to help peers, being part of a collaborative environment for development, testing, and automation tasks

What we are looking for

  • Strong working experience and knowledge with NodeJS and NodeJS frameworks (e.g. Express, NestJS)
  • Clear understanding of OOP, Design Patterns and anti-patterns, SOLID principles
  • Working experience with relation and non-relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Couchbase, Redis...)
  • Experienced with testing layers (unit, integration and functional testing) and version control technologies (e.g. GIT)
  • Understanding of Queuing and Streaming systems (e.g. SQS, Kafka)
  • Academic background in IT or equivalent
  • Knowledge of algorithms and distributed systems
  • Proficiency in English

The following skills are not required but will make your profile stand out:

  • Knowledge in JavaScript (ES6) and VueJS, CSS is a plus
  • Experience with services/microservices-oriented architecture, ideally in an eCommerce scope
  • Familiar with SCRUM methodology

We Offer:

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African e-commerce 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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