Senior Backend Product Engineer – Node.js at Kodally

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  • Company: Kodally
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: IT/Telecom Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description
We are an European capital based software house in Nairobi. 100% of our work is exported to Northern Europe where our clients include regional leaders in news media, retail, healthcare, entertainment and other industries. Being headquartered in Tallinn, the Silicon Valley of Europe with the highest number of unicorns per capita, Kodally activelly transfers industry leading ICT know-how to our developers in Kenya.

We are on the lookout for a senior level backend engineer with at least 4 years of relevant experience to join our Nairobi-based, remote-friendly office.

As a product engineer, you will be part of the international scrum team, you will focus on implementing product vision and delivering business value via code and systems growth.

Together with other stakeholders you’ll be solving issues and implementing new business opportunities. This position is for someone who is passionate about technology and building products users love.

What will you be up to?
  • Writing squeaky clean, well designed, testable, efficient code
  • Coding mostly in JavaScript, Node.js, NestJS, and TypeScript
  • Designing and building our growing backend systems
  • Owning the backend business logic and taking good care of the data
  • Improving and refactoring our platform to keep it performant and scalable
  • Proactively squishing bugs and solving technical challenges
  • Contributing ideas to our product development roadmap
  • Collaborating with our frontend developers to design and build APIs
What skills do you need?
  • 4+ years of experience in backend development
  • Strong knowledge / 4+ years hands-on experience in Typescript, Node.js/NestJS
  • Experience with any SQL (PostgreSQL/MySQL)
  • Experience with creating and maintaining microservices
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind scalable applications
  • Solid English and strong communication skills
What sort of person are we looking for?
  • You like to take  responsibility  and keep your projects on track
  • You have a hunger for  learning  new things
  • You enjoy working  independently  and managing your time/tasks
  • You relish the challenge of  solving problems  and have a talent for creating solutions to overcome challenges
  • You get excited about the opportunity to  build high tech products  that matter
  • You want to  build a company  – not just work for one
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 31 May. 2022
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