To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.


Contract/Freelance Web Developer1

  • Company: Nairobi Startup
  • Deadline: Saturday 2nd November 2013
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

Computers, mobile and Internet are changing the world.  Notwithstanding, many industries in Kenya remain untouched by this revolution. We are a young startup company who want to revolutionize the way events organization and registration is done in Kenya.

We’re looking for a smart, passionate and experienced software developer, who is enthusiastic to work with our team in applying the latest technology to solve and deliver solutions in this industry.

This is a 1½ - 2 months long project involving a challenging and interesting problem. In addition we offer a competitive compensation package, independent of an equity package also on offer.

What we are looking for

·  Expertise in either of the following- Python, Ruby on Rails, PHP

·  Experience developing and deploying web apps

·  Familiarity with web servers and databases.

·  Basic (non-expert) knowledge of front-end technologies (HTML, CSS and JavaScript)

Extra points for

·  Your preferable language is python – Django or Flask Framework

·  You have shipped at least one app or you’re a contributor to an open source project

·  You have worked with image processing and pdf libraries

·  You have a bias for lightweight web stacks – lighttpd, mongrel2, sqlite

How to apply

Please send your resume and any supplemental material to morrismwaura [at] gmail [dot] com. Include a description and/or link to your latest or most interesting project you have worked on. In case you are an open source coder your Github username please.