Junior Developer – Associate

SunCulture Kenya

SunCulture develops and commercializes life-changing technologies that solve the biggest daily challenges for the world's 570 million smallholder farmers

About the role

Reporting to the DevOps engineer we seek a fast-learning and dynamic Junior Developer Associate who will be working in our growing development team leveraging JavaScript and ReactJS. You will pick up a wide range of development tasks, both front and back end. We believe in growing you as an individual and we expect you to take on responsibilities with a can-do attitude.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting the development team with all aspects of software design documentation and coding.
  • Design workflow diagrams for various internal systems.
  • Provide support to Quality Assurance activities.
  • Attending and contributing to company development meetings.
  • Gathering and incorporating feedback from users, leadership, and partner organizations
  • Ability to present work to potential investors or grant managers externally

Does this sound like you?

  • 1 year + of experience in delivering web-based technologies
  • Intermediate knowledge of Javascript and react JS
  • Within the East African time zone by about 2 hrs on either side
  • Proactive, collaborative, detail-oriented, organized, curious, problem solver with a “can-do” attitude
  • Good presentation skills and the ability to gather feedback from leadership-level staff
  • Strong communication – Must have excellent verbal and written skills being able to communicate effectively on both a technical and business level
  • Exposure to technical development tools e.g Slack, Jira, and GitHub will be an added advantage.
  • Good working knowledge of relational databases
  • Not afraid to fail and get up again. When you fail you communicate early and with actionable context.
  • Previous exposure to or preference for working in a fast-paced agile environment.

About SunCulture

Founded in 2012, SunCulture’s Vision is to build a world where people take control of their environment in rewarding sustainable ways. SunCulture does this by developing and commercializing life-changing technology that solves the biggest daily challenges for the world’s 570 million smallholder farming households. Over the last 5 years, the company has grown significantly and now employs 100+ people around the world.

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