Senior Web Engineer

  • Jumia
  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Jan 09, 2019
Full Time Engineering

Job Description

Senior Web Engineer - Jumia (Full time)

Who we are

Jumia is Africa's leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.

Porto Tech Center (PTC) is Jumia’s IT development center, with around 200 IT-specialists. Porto Tech Center was created in 2012 with the aim of focusing on IT development. At PTC, we provide you with a unique and exciting opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment and develop smart solutions for our group companies. We do e-commerce online shops, logistics, business intelligence and mobile applications, involving a wide range of high-end technologies for tens of millions of customers. The software we create is present in more than 20 countries. Working at PTC means being in the first line of e-commerce development in emerging markets.

Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Jumia steps in.

We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey

Responsibilities

  • Design andimplementation of web-based services that are high performing and scalable
  • Expand ourmicro-services architecture
  • Evolve yourtechnical capabilities to the next level while using state-of-the-art technologies
  • Work with amultidisciplinary team (Developers; DevOps, QA Engineers, Product Owners) orientedto continuous delivery
  • Construct andverify (unit test) software components to meet design specifications
  • Take ownershipfor your code to be qualitatively high and you will support your colleagues incode reviews
  • Respect andfollow the code of conduct, general rules and principles of the company

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • 7+ years of web engineering experience at strong software companies
  • Solid knowledge in software engineering principles, algorithms, data structures and Object Oriented Design
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Experience with web-oriented technologies (Java/J2EE, GoLang, NodeJS)
  • Strong experience with ORM (Hibernate) and SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Knowledge of product development best practices, continuous delivery and testing (Version control, Unit-Testing or Continuous integration and delivery)
  • Passion to analyze and solve complex technical problems
  • Aware of Performance and Security topics on web development
  • Experience with Agile Methodology

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders

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Location

Nigeria

Department

Engineering

Job Title

Senior Web Engineer - Jumia (Full time)

City

Lagos

Country

Nigeria