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Senior Data Engineer

What you will do

  • Design, implement and support KOKO’s data infrastructure
  • Design and implement ETL pipelines, selecting the most appropriate tools and products in collaboration with KOKO’s analytics, product and engineering teams
  • Build logical and understandable data models and data stores to house data from KOKO’s various live products and other diverse data sources for consumption by other teams
  • Build systems to track data quality and consistency, ensuring that our data is accurate & up to date
  • Help continually improve ongoing reporting and analysis processes, automating or simplifying self-service use of KOKO’s data (create tools that assist teams in this process).
  • Keep our data secure across national boundaries through multiple data centers and AWS regions
  • As the team grows, help recruit and manage additional data engineers
  • Represent the Data Engineering discipline during sprint planning meetings and retrospectives
  • Help build the engineering culture at KOKO, attracting similar minded people with a passion for using technology to tackle hard challenges

What You Will Bring to KOKO

  • At least three years experience in software development, data engineering, business intelligence, data science, or a related field
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • A track record of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large datasets
  • Demonstrated strength in data modeling, ETL development and optimisation, and data warehousing
  • Experience working with big data technologies (preferably within AWS)
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices across the development lifecycle, including agile methodologies, coding standards, code reviews, source management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Strong initiative, project management and organizational skills
  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal, who is calm and decisive under pressure
  • Proactive approach to knowledge sharing and developing best practices
  • Strong experience taking part in sprints, being involved in planning, retrospectives and estimations with cross-functional teams

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary plus a quarterly cash bonus
  • Annual compensation reviews – we reward great work
  • Discounted health insurance with no-cost financing for you and your dependents (in Kenya)
  • 21 days of annual leave plus public holidays plus examination leave
  • Ongoing investment in you and your skills, incl. full access to over 5,000 online courses
  • The right equipment for the job – a choice of MacBook, Windows, or Linux laptop

Senior Full Stack Engineer

What you will do

KOKO’s technology stack currently includes (but is not limited to) AWS, Python, Flask, Vue.js, Postgres, Kotlin, Java, Firebase, C++, Celery, Message Queues, Odoo ERP, Docker, Jenkins, CircleCI, Git

  • Design, implement and deploy web-based front-end applications and back-end services
  • Lead the delivery of software projects in a team-based environment 
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with business users, product managers, project managers and other engineers to to define, design, scope and ship new features using elegant solutions.
  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices.
  • Help others to improve the quality of their work through regular design and code reviews
  • Deliver new features to production environments and support them in operation
  • Participate in building the engineering culture at KOKO

What You Will Bring to KOKO

  • At least four years experience developing applications at enterprise scale using the front and back end technologies in our stack
  • Ability to translate user experience design (mockups, wireframes and user journeys) into code using CSS and scripting frameworks 
  • Ability to develop robust and scalable backend services defined by RESTful APIs in Python
  • Familiarity with Cloud/ SaaS architectures and how to build secure and maintainable services
  • Strong understanding of unit testing, design patterns and usage of tools like profilers
  • Experience with source control and continuous integration tools (We use GIT and Jenkins)
  • Worked in an Agile multi-functional team 
  • Thrive in an environment that requires you to partner with multiple cross-functional teams as stakeholders/customers
  • Great oral and written communication skills

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary plus a quarterly cash bonus
  • Annual compensation reviews – we reward great work
  • Discounted health insurance with no-cost financing for you and your dependents (in Kenya)
  • 21 days of annual leave plus public holidays plus examination leave
  • Hybrid working model – allowing you to split your time between in-person collaboration at one of our offices and working remotely
  • Ongoing investment in you and your skills, incl. full access to over 5,000 online courses
  • The right equipment for the job – a choice of MacBook, Windows, or Linux laptop.

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