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Software Developer / Engineer Job in Kenya

Client Profile: 

Our Client, Cellulant, is a technology-driven aggregator of value added services and content on GSM networks. Cellulant runs services based on USSD, SMS, Voice (IVR), MMS, GPRS and J2ME technologies.

With operations in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Botswana and Zambia, Cellulant is one of the most innovative and fastest growing regional players in the Mobile VAS industry.

Cellulant was Judged Top (Number 1) Mid-sized Business in 2008 KPMG/Business Daily Top 100 SME Survey. Follow this link for details:

Job Title: Software Developer / Engineer

Reporting To:
 Team Leader Software

Job Location:

Eligible Nationalities: Kenyans

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Full life cycle application development
  • Object oriented design and analysis
  • Database design
  • Presenting ideas for system improvements
  • Testing the products in controlled, real situations before handing over to Quality assurance team.
  • Technical system documentation
  • Performance tuning, balancing and usability of systems
  • Identify new technologies for implementation in system development
  • Develop both back end (daemon applications) and web user interfaces (GUIs)
  • Design and develop programming systems making specific determinations about system performance.
  • Responding promptly and professionally to bug reports.
Required Skills and Competencies

Academic Qualifications:
  • Degree qualifications in Computer Science or related field from a reputable University.
Experience: 5+ years working experience as a software developer

Specific Knowledge & Skills Requirements:
  • Good understanding of Object oriented programming and good understanding of the following programming languages Java, OOP PHP (Python is an added advantage)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using Subversion for source code/resource control
  • Experience using Agile/Scrum development methodology
Other Requirements
  • Team player who will enjoy performing multiple technical functions when needed.
  • Works under limited direction.
  • Determines and develops approach to solutions.
  • Evaluates work upon completion to ensure objectives have been met.
  • Contributes to the development of organization's goals and objectives.
  • Ability to professionally manage multiple priorities with minimal supervision and on schedule.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Age 20 - 27 years old
  • No criminal records
  • Certificate of good conduct
How to Apply:

Interested candidates should forward their applications enclosing copies of their detailed CVs to the following address:

Adecco Employment Services

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline Date:
 31 December 2011

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