Jumia is Africa’s leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.

Job Position: Senior Java Software Engineer

Job Location: Yaba, Lagos

Job Description

  1. As a Senior Backend Developer, you will be part of an agile Software Development Team and will be responsible for the full lifecycle of an application.
  2. You will be working with a team of talented Engineers across geographies, and entrusted in defining the solution, leading the design, architecture and development of applications using Java and related technologies.
  3. You will collaborate with the product team and stakeholders to translate product feature requirements into technical specifications, and will identify the best approach for large pieces of work that span multiple components and teams.
  4. You will perform code reviews, provide feedback and guidance to your team, and ensure the overall quality and maintainability of the codebase, while focusing on optimizing the performance.
  5. You will troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues in highly distributed systems. You will also be mentoring your junior colleagues, and helping elevate the skills and developing the team, ensuring the team stays up to date and applies the new trends in the industry.
  6. As an expert in the area, you will be the go-to person for big ideas and problem-solving. With your large expertise, we know that you’ll add a lot of value to the team – be it by suggesting alternative methodologies that may be more efficient, actively improving the tooling to improve use cases, or even designing and developing a technical solution or new processes to create robust, reliable and scalable systems.
  7. 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. You will be required to program well-designed, testable, efficient code to solve business needs, as well as test and document the implemented solutions.

Job Requirements
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.

Application Deadline
31st May, 2024.

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

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