Mid-level Backend Developer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Mid-level Backend Developer

Hiring Organization: Zeraki
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Education Tech
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/27/2024

About the Role

At Zeraki, we are seeking a talented Mid-Level Java Backend Engineer to join our innovative tech team. This role is designed for a developer with a strong foundation in Java and a proven track record of building scalable, high-performance back-end systems. If you thrive in a dynamic, collaborative environment and are eager to push the boundaries of backend technologies, we would love to explore your potential contributions to our team.


Robust Backend Development: Develop and maintain robust back-end services and APIs for our dynamic web and mobile applications using Java and Spring Framework.

Database Management: Design and manage relational databases, ensuring efficient data storage and retrieval.

Microservices Architecture: Build and integrate microservices, improving modularity and scalability of our applications.

Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with frontend developers and product managers to seamlessly integrate backend services with front-end functionalities.

Code Quality Assurance: Maintain high standards of code quality and manage code reviews, promoting best practices and innovations in backend development.

Security Implementation: Implement comprehensive security measures to protect sensitive data and systems from external and internal threats.

Scalability & Performance Optimization: Optimize backend systems for speed and efficiency, ensuring reliable performance under varying loads.

Innovative Problem Solving: Address and resolve technical challenges with innovative solutions that enhance system functionality and user experience.


Java Proficiency: 2+ years of experience in backend development using Java, with a strong grasp of frameworks like Spring and Hibernate.

Database Expertise: Experienced in database design and management with MySQL, PostgreSQL, or similar platforms.

API Development Skills: Strong experience in developing RESTful services and understanding of web service architecture.

Security Focus: Knowledge of security practices including authentication, authorization, and encryption techniques.

Version Control Systems: Proficiency with Git or similar version control systems.

Professional Attributes: Self-motivated and capable of managing multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a talent for clear articulation of complex technical issues.

Team Collaboration: Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

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