Microservice Developer Job in Kenya

Microservice Developer

Brief Description 

Reporting to the Microservices & APIs Tech Lead, the job holder will run day-to-day micro service development to ensure smooth and efficient service delivery that meets the expectations of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop digital products – as part of your role, you will be required to develop products that are mobile, API, and microservice driven.

Devops – you will be required to develop and support products that are been built using various tools along with creating CI/CD pipelines.

Create new ideas and demonstrate them in code – Code quality, understanding of the product and services.

Work with product managers and external parties in a team – Work with cross-functional teams to ensure successful delivery of a product which includes other developers and product owners. 

Ensure delivery timelines – Ensuring all projects are delivered on time that has been agreed.

Making use of agile and scrum frameworks in project delivery- making use of tools like Jira, Confluence, etc.

Developing microservices using Sprint, sprint security, Kubernetes, and dockers

Always be hands-on delivering the highest quality and fixing issues both in development and production.

 Innovative, and open-minded for working with new technologies.

Be proficient in both API management, API gateways, and building of microservices.


Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent

At least 1 year experience in coding in a non-university setting.

Have some experience and a strong understanding of core systems: ESB’s preferable Tibco, mobile money, billing, VAS solutions (USSD, SMS). 

Experience in Java, JEE, spring, spring MVC, Spring Boot, MAVEN, Spring Cloud, and other programming languages like C, C++, and Java.

Have experience around API gateways and API management: apogee, wso2, nginx, custom gateways.

Know architectures, and basic API functionalities – throttling, key management, and building of microservices using Maven.

Strong understanding of end-to-end API and microservice architecture – Ability to design, develop, and implement scalable, elastic microservice-based platforms end to end to the gateways.

Experience developing solutions using agile, DevOps, testing, and CI/CD automation tools such as Jenkins, JMeter, Git, Stash, SonarQube, GitOps, etc

Strong Understanding of both soap and rest APIs and development on swagger UI using open APIs.

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