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JAVA Developer - Eclipse, GWT2

  • Company: Swiss Kenko Company Limited
  • Deadline: Tuesday 31st July 2012
  • Location: Eldoret
Job Description

You are a real software crack; you have at least 3 Years of experience in JAVA development. You know all the conventional database technologies and you are looking for a real challenge and a new chance!

We would like to build up a team for an absolute new neuron technology for one of our swiss customers. The engineers of this company have developed a first generation computer chip enabled to «think» like a biologic brain. For the first time in computing it is possible to run complex thought and analyzing processes in a computer chip and thereby to get results equivalent to those obtained manually by a human.

Are you self driven, you know JAVA netbeans and eclipse very well? You think you can develop a browser based application on the firefox geko engine? You have experience in GWT. You can develop an application on base of a given prototype.

We have made a first prototype of an application and we look now for the right developers to develop the final application based on this prototype. The front end will be web based. We use the GWT.



  • At least 3 years of experience with software development
  • Strong skills in Java
  • Experience with Java development tools - Eclipse
  • Experience with GWT and Smart GWT
  • Experience with XML
  • Familiar with web services: REST and SOAP
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, AJAX, JavaScript/jQuery
  • Experience with full lifecycle of web development projects
  • Familiarity with Scrum (Agile) development methodology is a plus
  • Experience with Linux is a plus
  • Technical innovator and thought leader
  • A proactive approach and an ability to work independently and in a team
  • Excellent communication skills; written, verbal and presentation


The job is offered in our Headquarter in Eldoret. We offer fair working conditions in a positive environment. We are looking positiv forward to talk to you! If you have any questions, you can call us under 0723 888 797.

How to apply

Send a resume to, we will give you a small test project to show us your skills.