Software Engineer – Mid Level

Solutech Ltd

Kenya's Leading Field Sales Force & Route To Market Automation for FMCG Companies.

About the job

We are recruiting a Mid Level full-stack software Engineer with excellent experience in Laravel and Vue Js to join our engineering team.

If you are passionate about technology, constantly seeking to learn and improve your skillset and execute tasks without supervision, then you are the type of person we are looking for!

Duties And Responsibilities

The Software Engineer – Mid -Level role has the following responsibilities:

  • Develop, record and maintain scalable Laravel applications both front end and back end.
  • Build innovative, state-of-the-art applications and collaborate with the rest of the team in writing cross-platform APIs for the different applications.
  • Support existing Laravel Applications and build unto them.
  • Meet with Project Manager to gather requirements and break down tasks.
  • Attend review meetings with clients to review progress and action plans.
  • Convey effectively with all task progress, evaluations, suggestions, and schedules along with technical and process issues.
  • Document the development process, architecture, and standard components.
  • Train end users where necessary.
  • Coordinate with the rest of the team and keep the project manager well informed of the status of all tasks allocated.
  • Keep abreast of new trends and best practices in web development.

Requirements The Ideal Candidate

  • 3+ Years of experience with the Laravel framework.
  • 2+ Years of experience with the Vue JS framework.
  • Knowledge of front-end web technologies including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, Bootstrap etc.
  • Excellent understanding of MVC design patterns.
  • Strong experience in integrating with external web applications and writing REST APIs.
  • Strong database skills working with MySQL or any other relational database, including optimizing big and slow queries.
  • Experience in working with tools such as Yarn, Composer, NPM etc.
  • Great understanding of building scalable applications for user bases of over 10K+ users.
  • Experience in deploying web applications.
  • Strong understanding of using GIT for version control.
  • Knowledge in using Jira for project and task management.
  • Educational background: Computer Science, Software Engineering, BBIT or an equivalent. (Degree not a must)

Soft Skills

  • Integrity – Always does the right thing even when no one is watching
  • Responsible – Can be relied upon to deliver when it matters
  • Accountable – Take ownership and responsibility of their tasks
  • Innovative – Keeps abreast of new technologies and keeps improving their skillset
  • Team Player – Values the aspects of working in a team and co-ordinates well with his team members


  • Competitive Gross Salary
  • Paid 21 Days Annual Holiday Leave
  • Paid 7 Days of Sick Leave
  • Paid 3 Months Maternity / 2 Weeks Paternity Leave
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Medical Cover
  • Potential of ESOP

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