Software Engineering Manager at PowerGen Renewable Energy

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  • Company: PowerGen Renewable Energy
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: - Engineering Jobs in KenyaIT/Telecom Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

PowerGen provides turnkey energy solutions to residential, community, commercial, and industrial customers in East Africa and beyond. Founded in 2011 our focus is on providing robust photo-voltaic and wind systems for off-grid demands. PowerGen offers a range of products and services that enable customers in a variety of markets to take advantage of the renewable energy resources around them. From a small home wind turbine system to an industrial-scale solar PV array, we offer a one-stop solution to energy challenges.

Job Summary

As a Software Engineering Manager, you will play a critical role in supporting the Company’s software development, database buildout and platform upgrades. You will coordinate with an international technology team to keep the Company’s operations running smoothly with the best software tools possible. You will report to the Head of Software and work closely across the Technology and Customer functions to build the tools we use to serve customers in all locations in which PowerGen operates.

This role requires creative thinking about how established and new technologies can make a significant contribution to PowerGen’s mission of building the energy syst

Key Responsibilities
  1. Making key architectural and design decisions for our software stack
  2. Working with the Head of Software to ensure that technical software requirements (refactors, testing, etc) are represented on the roadmap
  3. Managing our internal team of 5-7 software developers and providing mentorship in regular 1:1 meetings
  4. Maintaining a strong culture of collaboration on our remote team, including using pair programming sessions and code reviews

Required to be successful in this role:

  1. At least 1 year of previous software engineering management experience
  2. Familiarity with and demonstrated use of agile development practices
  3. SQL database experience
  4. At least 1 web-server technology (we use golang microservices)
  5. At least 1 front-end framework (we use React)
  6. Continuous Integration and Deployment (we use Gitlab CI/CD)
  7. Unit and integration testing strategies
  8. Proven ability to collaborate across teams
  9. Ability to innovate and problem solve
  10. Enthusiasm for working in the field of renewable energy

If you also have the below, it’s a plus!

  1. Microservice Architecture
  2. Data Warehousing
  3. Data Visualization (we use Google Data Studio

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 30 September. 2021
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