Jumia Nigeria Currently Needs a Senior Java Software Engineer

Jumia Nigeria Currently Needs a Senior Java Software Engineer

Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Java Software Engineer

Location: Yaba Lagos,
Employment Type: Full-time

Tech at Jumia

  • We are a Tech Driven company with an Innovative spirit. At Jumia Tech, you will work under the most updated technologies and work methodologies, collaborating between multiple teams across disciplines – Business, Product and Engineering.
  • We are great fans of Agile philosophy and we aim to keep things simple but smart and fast. Also, for Jumia, technology relates with improvement for our world.
  • We see technology as something we need to put purpose into. Our mission is to leverage technology to improve everyday life in Africa and we do it  by delivering convenient and affordable online services to consumers, helping them fulfill basic everyday needs.
  • And while we’re present in Africa, we get to take African economy online, helping small and large businesses grow and reach new consumers. This is what drives our day to day decisions. 🙂
  • We are looking for great people to join our amazing teams and celebrate our achievements. At Jumia we work hard, but we do Tech With Purpose!

What You will be Doing

  • As a Backend Developer, you will be part of an agile Software Development Team and you will be responsible for the developing highly scalable applications for e-commerce/logistics/payment solutions. You will be working in a team of highly talented Engineers to develop software solutions using Java and related technologies, adhering to coding standards and best practices.
  • You will design, implement, and maintain high quality software solutions, test and document implemented solutions, as well as support your colleagues in code reviews. You will also aid in troubleshooting and debugging issues and optimizing performance.
  • You can expect to use cutting-edge technologies to deliver amazing value and the best product to our customers while scaling our platform to meet the demands of worldwide markets.

What we are Looking for
Technical Skills:

  •  8+ Years of Experience in hands-on development in Java (preferably 8+) and related frameworks or similar OOP languages
  • Experience in working with high concurrency, highly transactable, high available platforms
  • Acquainted with building testable code, unit tests and/or integration tests
  • Knowledgeable of software design and architecture patterns
  • Knowledgeable of SQL and relational databases
  • Experience with code versioning tools
  • Experienced in some of the following technologies: Maven, Gradle, Hibernate, Kafka, RabbitMQ, Redis, Prometheus, Docker, Kubernetes, SonarCube, Jenkins
  • Familiarity with APIs, Event Driven Architecture, Microservices, Dockers & Containers
  • DevSecOps mindset
  • Aware of fault-tolerance and secure programming concepts
  • Experienced in some of the following concepts: message queuing, caching, NoSQL, SOA, CI/CD, application, and system monitoring
  • Experienced working with Scrum processes

Soft Skills:

  • Fluent in English, strong communication and collaboration abilities
  • Ability to drive consensus in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Critical thinking and Problem-solving capabilities
  • Analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Being resilient and challenging the status quo
  • Extreme accountability and drive for results

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African e-commerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer term objective is to train the next generation of leaders

Application Closing Date
18th July, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Senior Java Software Engineer at Jumia Nigeria

Jumia Nigeria Currently Needs a Senior Java Software Engineer

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