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Java / Ruby on Rails Developer1

  • Company: Kopo Kopo Ltd
  • Deadline: Tuesday 1st March 2011
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

Are you an experienced developer who wants to help architect, design and build the platform that will help connect mobile money to the world? If so, we have an opportunity for you.


About Us
Kopo Kopo is an early-stage, technology-focused start up creating a platform that will revolutionize the way enterprises connect with mobile money systems in Africa and beyond. Our organization is looking for an experienced web developer who can assist our CTO in building a compelling, feature-rich platform.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Write efficient and sustainable code
  • Demonstrate progress through an iterative development life cycle
  • Provide insight on design and architecture plans


Ideal candidate

  • 3-5+ years as a web designer and/or developer
  • 2-3+ years experience building mobile money services and applications
  • At least 1 year of experience in Rails development (Ruby on Rails) or the equivalent level of Java experience
  • Familiar with human-centered designed process
  • Experience using an open source platform (Linux, Apache, MySql)
  • Familiarity with Scrum (Agile) development methodology
  • Some experience with JavaScript (AJAX)
  • Solid track record of execution
  • Can-do attitude
  • Passionate about our organization’s mission


Compensation & Benefits

  • This is a contract position offering a month-to-month compensation package commensurate with the candidate’s skill level and experience.

How to apply

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