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Mid / Senior Java Software Engineer – Jumia

Main Responsibilities

  • You will be part of an agile team that develops e-commerce, smart logistics, and payment solutions.
  • Your work will integrate a service oriented architecture using state- of-the-art technologies and software development practices; You will own your services and be responsible end-to-end
  • You will take ownership for your code to be qualitatively high and you will support your colleagues in code reviews
  • You will change the Internet landscape in Africa and the World one line of code at a time.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 Years of Experience 
  • Experienced with object Oriented Programming
  • Experience with development in Java (and ideally Spring boot framework)
  • Acquainted with building testable code, unit tests and/or integration tests
  • Knowledgeable of software design and architecture patterns
  • Knowledgeable of SQL and relational databases
  • Fluent in English
  • The following gives you a good head start:
  • Experience in another programming languages, namely : Go, NodeJS
  • DevSecOps mindset
  • Aware of fault-tolerance and secure programming concepts
  • Experienced in some of the following concepts: message queuing, caching, NoSQL, SOA, CI/CD, application and system monitoring
  • Experienced in some of the following technologies: Maven, Gradle, Hibernate, Kafka, Redis, Prometheus, Docker, Kubernetes, SonarCube, Jenkins
  • Experienced working with Scrum processes

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Main Responsibilities:

  • Be part of the Jumia Engineering Management team and play a key role in Jumia’s technology plan
  • Be a role model for the Jumia Values
  • Coach engineers in your team and set their career path
  • Drive your team on a continuous lookout for improvement
  • Build reliable systems that scale to Jumia’s ambitions
  • Interact and communicate effectively with engineers, product owners, and business stakeholders
  • Partner with the product lead to manage project scope and ensure the technical deliverables are met
  • Identify headcount needs for the team, plan and recruit to fill these needs
  • Find a group of humble and smart people ready to make you grow and to grow with you
  • Change the Internet landscape in Africa and the World through your team

You have:

  • 5+ years experience as an individual Software Engineer contributor working with Java technologies and agile methodologies
  • A track record of leading effective teams (officially or unofficially – this may be your first experience as engineering manager)
  • An eye for recruiting great people
  • A great sense to manage technical debt and you know investing in quality will make you go faster
  • The ability to be autonomous and to own your decisions
  • The ambition to grow the company and within the company
  • A great technical sense to challenge engineers and product to make the right decisions
  • Full professional English proficiency

Front End Software Engineer – Jumia (Full Time)

Main Responsibilities

Be part of an agile team that develops smart logistics solutions on a service-oriented architecture using state-of-the-art technologies

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In particular, you will:

  • Autonomy interpreting business/technical requirements, designing, implementing and testing high-quality solution
  • Work in a team-based development environment with modular code base, peer reviews and pull requests, with disciplined use of source code control and documentation
  • Constant aim for quality, scalability, performance, and architecture keeping good practices, security, and compliance in check
  • Be part of a fast and agile development process
  • Contribute actively and proactively to optimize applications, processes, and methodologies
  • Be willful to help peers, being part of a collaborative environment for development, testing, and automation tasks
     

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience with modern Frontend Frameworks/Libraries (Angular, VueJS or React)
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript (ES6), its quirks, and workarounds
  • Expert in web mark-up, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Webpack and/or Gulp.js
  • Good understanding of browser rendering behavior and performance
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, and partial page updates
  • Familiar with service workers for when and how to use them
  • Clear understanding of HTTP(S) and the Internet Protocol Suite
  • Familiar with Linux and Containers
  • Aware of Performance and Security topics on web development
  • Experienced with version control technologies (GIT)

Personal skills

  • Fast Learner
  • Eager to work in team environment and share knowledge
  • Likes problem analysis and solving
  • Enthusiast and an interested in technologies and innovation
  • Solution oriented and proactive attitude
  • Attention to details

Bonuses:

The following skills are not “required” but will make your profile stand out.

  • ​Familiar with common design patterns and anti-patterns
  • ​Experience with Database systems (MySQL, NoSql databases)
  • ​Experience with caching services (e.g. Memcache, Varnish)
  • ​Understanding of Queuing systems (e.g. RabbitMQ)
  • ​Familiar with SCRUM methodology
  • ​3+ years of experience

Academic & trades qualifications

  • Academic background in IT or equivalent
  • ​Proficiency in English
  • ​3 year of experience

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