Assistant Software Developer at Zamara Kenya

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  • Company: Zamara Kenya
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: IT/Telecom Jobs in Kenya
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Zamara is a financial services firm that primarily offers Actuarial Services, Pensions Administration and Consulting and Insurance Brokerage Services. Zamara has been in the Kenyan Market for over 23 years, initially operating as Hymans Robertson and more recently as Alexander Forbes. Working at Zamara offers our people the opportunity to work for a Truly Pan-African Financial Services firm.

About the Job:

Achieving Zamara’s ambitious strategic priorities will be complex and challenging. Its continued success will be dependent on building and retaining a world-class team. We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant software developer to join our experienced software design and development team. You will report directly to the software engineer and assist with all functions of software coding and design.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assisting the software engineer with all aspects of software design and coding.
  • Writing and maintaining code.
  • Working on minor bug fixes.
  • Monitoring the technical performance of internal systems.
  • Responding to requests from the software development team.
  • Gathering information from consumers about program functionality.
  • Conducting development tests.
  • Attending and contributing to company software development meetings.
  • Managing documentation of implementations.
  • Any other related duties that may be assigned.

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or related field
  • Professional certification(s) in software development studies will be an added advantage


  • Knowledge of databases and operating systems
  • Knowledge of frontend development scripts and frameworks e.g. React/React Native/ Angular
  • Knowledge of backend development scripts and frameworks e.g. PHP/Python/ASP.NET/Java/Kotlin
  • Knowledge of mobile applications development for iOS and Android
  • Working knowledge of APIs connections and maintenance
  • Ability to learn new software and technologies quickly
  • Good understanding and use of DevOps tools
  • Good understanding of cloud platforms e.g. AZURE/GCP/AWS
  • Good understanding of IIS/Nginx application platforms
  • Good understanding of Content Management Systems e.g. WordPress/ Drupal
  • Basic networking skills
  • Be collaborative with strong analytical and communications skills
  • Detail-oriented

If your career aspirations match this opportunity, share your CV via LinkedIn on or before  12.00 pm Friday 19 November 2021.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Method of Application

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