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Senior Java Developer1

  • Company: Kopo Kopo Ltd
  • Deadline: Sunday 1st May 2011
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

Are you an experienced developer who wants to help architect, design and build the platform that will help revolutionize small and medium enterprises throughout Africa?  If so, we have an opportunity for you.  


About Us
Kopo Kopo is an early-stage, technology-focused startup 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 java 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

  • At least 5-10 years experience
  • 5+ years as a java developer
  • Experience with a scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby)
  • Ruby/Rails experience (or interested in learning ruby/rails)
  • Understands SSL, PGP and other security concepts
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jquery)
  • 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
  • Lives in Nairobi and willing to work out of iHub

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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