Web Developer Job Opportunities – Awamo Uganda Ltd

Job Title:     Web Developer
Organization: Awamo
Uganda Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Awamo Uganda
provides the long awaited solution to the problems of MFIs and their clients.
Awamo is the digital, mobile banking platform and credit bureau especially
designed for MFIs. The biometric technology involved solves the problem of
having too little security by protecting clients data and reducing fraud.
Job Summary:  The Web Developer will be tasked with
developing and maintaining awamo’s web applications; ensuring that they meet
globally accepted standards to achieve the best user experience.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and maintain awamo’s Cockpit, a
    large single page web application (management information system / BI
  • Align with the product management team
    about features, design/UI/UX and priorities
  • Align processes and data exchange with
    our transactional back-end (open source, Java)
  • Optimize design and code after the
    initial deployment
  • Participate in the full project life
    cycle from design to go-live and support
  • Improve automated testing procedures
  • Write documentation
  • Work with outside data sources and APIs
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including
    edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Work on bug fixing and improving
    application performance
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and
    implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelors’
    degree in computer science, Information Technology, Software Engineering
    or any other related field – equivalent work experience will be considered
    as well
  • At least three years of working
    experience in developing web apps or web based solutions
  • Experience in developing financial
    software solutions
  • Website development and UI/UX design,
    programming against APIs and web services
  • Architecture of web apps (HTTPS,
    SSL/TLS, SQL injection protection, session hijacking, XSS, CSRF)
  • Experience with several of the following
    tools/technologies; HTML5, LESS and CSS, JavaScript, JQUERY / JSON,
    AngularJS, Ajax, REST services and APIs / Databases (xSQL), At least one
    object oriented language (e.g. Java, Python), GitHub/Bit-bucket/Jira/AWS
  • Knowledge of the general mobile
    landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding of software
    development life cycle
  • Experience in an agile work environment,
    i.e. source code and build management, testing, continuous integration
  • System Performance Optimization
  • Application security, i.e. storage and
    transport layer encryption, SSL
  • Fluency in English
  • Fast thinker/solution oriented
  • Ability to work with remote teams
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong analytical skills &
    structured approach to work
  • Willingness to work long or irregular
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged apply online at the link
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