JAVA ENGINEERING Team Lead
Portugal, Kenya
DESCRIPTION

Our client is a fast-growing non-profit social enterprise with offices in the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, India, Kenya, and Ethiopia. They build digital platforms that motivate users - primarily young women and adolescent girls - to make positive choices. They work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts, and reward points to encourage our users to access and use health products and services. 

All of their offices are comfortable, open spaces filled with enthusiastic, international colleagues. Whether you are working from our biggest office in Nairobi, the fast- growing office in South Africa, or from home, our people are young, and our culture is global and dynamic. Our work environment is fast-paced, informal, and friendly.

 
THE JOB

You will form an integral part of our client's tech team who are responsible for creating and maintaining the software that allows our platform to function.

You’ll also be responsible for:

  • Leading and developing the individuals on your team

  • The maintenance and development of new features on our software platform

  • Coordination of the work that the software engineering team needs to do

  • Applying the principles of software engineering to the design, development, maintenance, testing, and evaluation of our software

  • Ensuring that the software you develop is secure and safe when it comes to data protection

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • You hold a minimum of 6-8 years of experience in a software development role

  • No language barriers

  • Experience managing a team of backend developers

  • You have worked extensively with a number of backend tools and frameworks including Java

  • Experience within Micro Services, AWS, and Fraud will be an advantage

  • You have the required technical skills & knowledge required to effectively program our software

BENEFITS

  • Great secondary benefits

  • A personal development budget

  • Full medical aid cover

  • Accident Insurance

  • Growth opportunities

  • A product to help shape as we grow, to leave your mark on how we do things

  • A vision that we trust that you will do your job without us having to invent unnecessary rules and regulations