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Job brief

We are looking for an outstanding Web Developer to be responsible for the coding, innovative design and layout of our web applications.

 

Web Developer Job Duties

Web application developer responsibilities include building our web applications (portals) from concept all the way to completion from the bottom up, fashioning everything from the home page to site layout and function.

 

Responsibilities

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Create web portal layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Cooperate with graphic designers to design and deliver state of the art web applications
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling company and other product websites
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Reporting to the Product Development Manager

 

Requirements

  • Proven working experience in web programming – 2+ years
  • Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
  • Familiarity with the following programming languages: Java, Javascript (Node JS, jQuery), PHP or Ruby on Rails
  • Source code control experience (Subversion ,Git, etc)
  • Experience in at least one web frameworks like Yii2,Spring, Angular JS, Play, Struts2 and Django is a must
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
  • Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • Applications and systems security knowledge required
  • Knowledge of Progressive Web Apps development is a plus

BS in computer science or a related field

Job brief

We are looking for an experienced Back-end developer to join our development team. You will be responsible for the server side of our mobile and web applications.

If you have excellent programming skills and a passion for developing applications or improving existing ones, we would like to meet you. As a Back-end developer, you’ll work closely with our engineers to ensure system consistency and improve user experience.

Ultimately, you should be able to develop and maintain functional and stable web applications to meet our company’s needs.

 

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding and debugging
  • Write clean code to develop functional web applications
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Perform UI tests to optimize performance
  • Manage cutting-edge technologies to improve legacy applications
  • Collaborate with Front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server side logic
  • Gather and address technical and design requirements
  • Provide training and support to internal teams
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Liaise with developers, designers and system administrators to identify new features
  • Follow emerging technologies
  • Reporting to the Product Development Manager

 

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Back-end developer – 3+ years
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Source code control experience (Subversion ,Git, etc)
  • Hands on experience with programming languages like Java, Go, Node JS, Ruby on Rails, Python
  • Experience in using Messaging Services like Java Messaging Services is a must
  • Adept skills in Linux systems is required
  • Strong database management and programming skills in popular relational database systems like Oracle, as well as non-relational databases like Mongo DB
  • Familiarity with front-end languages (e.g. HTML5, JavaScript and CSS)
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Applications and systems security knowledge required
  • Experience with Microservice frameworks and toolkits like Vertx, Akka, etc will be a plus
  • Practical Knowledge of big data will be an added advantage
  • Passion in blockchain technologies will be an added advantage
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field

Job brief:

We are looking for a qualified Mobile developer to join our software development team. You will be working with our software developers to develop and maintain high quality mobile applications.

If you’re passionate about mobile platforms and translating code into user-friendly apps, we would like to meet you. As a Mobile developer, you’ll collaborate with internal teams to develop functional mobile applications, while working in a fast-paced environment.

Ultimately, you should be able to design and build the next generation of our mobile applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support)
  • Produce fully functional mobile applications writing clean code
  • Gather specific requirements and suggest solutions
  • Write unit and UI tests to identify malfunctions
  • Troubleshoot and debug to optimize performance
  • Design interfaces to improve user experience
  • Liaise with Product development team to plan new features
  • Research and suggest new mobile products, applications and protocols
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a small team of developers
  • Stay up-to-date with new technology trends
  • Reporting to the Product Development Manager

 

Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a Mobile developer – 2+ years
  • Demonstrable portfolio of released applications on the App store or the Android market
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one programming language like Swift, Objective C, Java and Kotlin
  • Source code control experience (Subversion ,Git, etc)
  • Experience in at least one hybrid application development frameworks like Ionic and React Native is a must
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs eg Google Maps
  • Familiarity with Object Oriented Programming design principles
  • Excellent analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Knowledge of Financial technologies
  • Knowledge of developing Progressive Web Applications for mobile is a plus
  • Applications and systems security knowledge required
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field

Job Description:

We are looking for a skilled Data Scientist to join our analytics team. The ideal candidate has an eye for building and optimizing data systems and will work closely with our systems architects, data scientists, and analysts to help direct the flow of data within the pipeline and ensure consistency of data delivery and utilization across multiple projects.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with other data and analytics team members to optimize the company’s data systems and pipeline architecture
  • Design and build the infrastructure for data extraction, preparation, and loading of data from a variety of sources using technology such as SQL
  • Build data and analytics tools that will offer deeper insight into the pipeline, allowing for critical discoveries surrounding key performance indicators and customer activity
  • Always angle for greater efficiency across all of our company data systems.

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent quantitative field and 2+ years of experience in a similar Data Scientist role.
  • Experience working with and extracting value from large, disconnected and/or unstructured datasets
  • Demonstrated ability to build processes that support data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to project manage and work with cross-functional teams
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Experience with the following tools and technologies:
    • Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, MapReduce, HDFS
    • Relational SQL and NoSQL databases
    • Data pipeline/workflow management tools such as Azkaban and Airflow
    • Stream-processing systems such as Storm and Spark-Streaming
    • Object-oriented/object function scripting languages such as Python, Java, C++, etc.