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Software Engineer, Core Developer2

  • Company: Mobile Planet
  • Deadline: Friday 19th August 2011
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

Mobile Planet Limited creates, hosts and manages mobile value added services across 21 mobile networks in 15 different countries. We are currently looking for highly qualified and motivated individuals to join our existing energetic and dynamic team in the above roles:

The Job: 

Develop core software using Open Source technologies

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3-5 years experience in commercial product development or a related field

Skills & Competencies

  • Fundamental understanding of Object Oriented Programming
  • Excellent programming skills in Java or Python.
  • Knowledge of C/C++ a bonus
  • Good understanding of common network protocols
  • Understanding of telecommunications protocols such as SMPP a bonus
  • Familiarity with Linux / Unix

Core Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • Organized and highly energetic

How to apply

Applicants should email all their documents in PDF/MS Word format. No physical or hand delivered applications will be accepted or any verbal solicitation. All communication relating to applications for this position should be addressed to:

The Recruitment Team
Email address:

Applications should include a one(1) page introduction letter indicating why you are interested in and qualified for the position. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, maximum three pages (3), including the names and addresses of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of your capabilities to a Recruitment Committee. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Applications should be received by 5pm on August 19th 2011