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Software Developer ( mainly Python, Django, SQL Lite )2

  • Company: United Nations World Food Programme
  • Deadline: Monday 28th May 2012
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.

WFP Kenya is looking to hire software developers for a three-month project, starting immediately, based in Nairobi. The project ("FoodNet") aims to develop a beneficiary and transfer management system for transferring cash and voucher-based benefits to WFP's beneficiaries.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Support work on the FoodNet project to develop a beneficiary management and transfer tracking system by:
    1. Drawing up system design documentation;
    2. Writing and testing code;
    3. Reviewing and documenting software failures and taking corrective action as required;
    4. Producing user and system support documentation;
  2. Perform other related duties as required.


  1. Minimum of 5 years of professional experience, of which 5 years of experience with Python and minimum of 2 years of experience with  Django framework;
  2. Strong analytical skills and attention to detail;
  3. Extensive experience in writing  code and designing and running relative tests (unit, functional, integration) using the following programming languages and platforms: Python 2.7, Django 1.4, Oracle, and sequel servers (MS SQL, MySQL, SQL Lite);
  4. Experience in developing software applications for mobile operating systems (e.g. Android, Symbian) would be an added advantage;
  5. Knowledge of the following tools would be an added advantage: Buildbot, Selenium, celery, redis/memcached

How to apply

Send a resume to,, and