Senior NodeJS Developer

Jumia

The number one online shopping mall in Kenya.

What you will be doing

The Senior NodeJS Developer role has the following responsibilities:

  • Autonomy interpreting business/technical requirements, designing, implementing and testing high-quality solutions
  • Work in a team-based development environment with a modular code base, peer reviews, and pull requests, with the disciplined use of source code control and documentation
  • Constantly aim for quality, scalability, performance, and architecture keeping good practices, security, and compliance in check
  • Be part of a fast and agile development process
  • Contribute actively and proactively to optimize applications, processes, and methodologies
  • Be willing to help peers, being part of a collaborative environment for development, testing, and automation tasks

What we are looking for

The Senior NodeJS Developer role has the following requirements:

  • Strong working experience and knowledge with NodeJS and NodeJS frameworks (e.g. Express, NestJS)
  • A clear understanding of OOP, Design Patterns and anti-patterns, SOLID principles
  • Working experience with relation and non-relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Couchbase, Redis…)
  • Experienced with testing layers (unit, integration and functional testing) and version control technologies (e.g. GIT)
  • Understanding of Queuing and Streaming systems (e.g. SQS, Kafka)
  • Academic background in IT or equivalent
  • Knowledge of algorithms and distributed systems
  • Proficiency in English

The following skills are not required but will make your profile stand out:

  • Knowledge in JavaScript (ES6) and VueJS, CSS is a plus
  • Experience with services/microservices-oriented architecture, ideally in an eCommerce scope
  • Familiar with SCRUM methodology

We Offer:

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • This a unique opportunity to have a strong impact in building the African e-commerce 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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