To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.


Senior Systems Analyst and Developer1

  • Company: Rockwood
  • Deadline: Wednesday 30th April 2014
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description


This is an opportunity for a driven, ambitious mid-career professional to join an entrepreneurial organization where you will be a key player in making our organization one of the leading players in our industry over the next decade.

Primary Responsibilities:

·  Setup and lead a team of Software Developers

·  Work in tandem with CEO/COO and developers to solve our customers business problems

·  Design, develop and deploy new products, product features and backend systems, and ensure delivery as per release plan.

·  Build and deploy features and add on tools as per our customer requests

Essential Qualifications, Experience, Skills, and Personal Attributes

·  At least 5  years of relevant experience in web and mobile application development serving large corporations and consumers.

·  Excellent written and verbal communication skills including ability to articulate ideas to both technical and nontechnical audiences

·  Four year college degree with a major in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical/IT degree

·  Commercially astute

Technical Skills

·  Expert in Java, and LAMP architecture

·  Android Development with Smart Phone hardware integration

·  Cloud centric application development

·  Minimum 3 years of experience in coding front end web technologies such as JavaScript, PHP, PHP 5, HTML 5, and XML.

Soft Skills

·  Self motivated & hard working

·  Ability to manage and lead a team of your professionals

·  Excellent time management and prioritization skills

·  Proven hunger for learning and self-acquiring new skills

·  Ability to work under pressure with frequent deadlines

·  Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem solving abilities

·  An outgoing, radiant personality

How to apply