2 Junior Systems Developer Job Vacancies – Tugende

Organisation: Tugende
Duty Station: Headquarters, Kampala, Uganda
About Tugende:
Tugende is a
technology enabled asset finance company with a social mission. We provide an
affordable path to ownership of income-generating assets for proven
entrepreneurs. Our primary product is a lease to own motorcycle financing
package which includes training, life and health insurance, and active support.
Tugende currently serves tens of thousands of clients in Uganda and we are
preparing to extend our offering into Kenya.
With a market for
motorcycle taxis of over 800,000 drivers in East Africa alone, Tugende is
expanding rapidly in our core product. We are also building a platform with our
staff, branches, data, systems, and deep knowledge of the informal sector, to
expand into other asset financing as successfully as we have with our current
core product.
Job Summary:  In
this position, Tugende is searching for a knowledgeable Systems Developer, with
experience working in agile environments, on multiple projects and in teams who
will develop smooth running and innovative web applications and software products.
This Systems developer role will be essential to the Systems and Innovations
Team, allowing us to maintain existing systems and build upon the ever
improving systems at Tugende.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Innovation to
improve organisational efficiency
  • Identifying and suggesting various
    opportunities to improve efficiency and functionality.
Project
Execution
Project
Initiation and Concept Development
  • Writing concept notes
  • Drafting minutes of initiation meetings
Project
Planning
  • Systematic Documentation of system
    requirements (both business requirements and user stories)
  • Understanding requirements from a
    business perspective while contributing to developing and refining them.
Project
Implementation
  • Writing clean, reusable and testable
    code
  • Following Agile principles during
    development
  • Optimal design in algorithms
  • Testing systems at all levels i.e. Unit
    tests, Integration tests, Behavioural tests, Stress testing
  • Make use of code repos and versioning
    tools
  • Write and implement software solutions
    that integrate different systems and web apis, and server-side logic
Project
Rollout and Closure
  • Successful rollout of projects to
    production
  • Monitoring of system performance.
  • Putting in place backup and rollback
    strategies
System
Maintenance
  • Maintain systems that are already in
    production
  • Ensure uptime for the existing systems
    in Tugende by employing creative ways of improving on them
    .
  • Implement best practices in systems
    maintenance e.g. backup scripts, log file management, server and resource
    monitoring, code refactoring etc.
  • Implementing data security and
    protection



Qualifications and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Tugende
    Junior Systems Developer job should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering or relevant
    fields.
  • At least two years’ experience in Python
    or any other platform Development.
Technical
Skills
  • In-depth knowledge of different python
    (web) frameworks (e.g. Django, Flask, Pandas,Twisted,
    Numpy/Pandas,iPython, Matplotlib).
  • Familiarity with web stack and
    underlying protocols and languages (TCP, UDP, HTTP, XML, JSON )
  • Database Management (Postgres or MqSQL)
  • Server setup and administration (nginx,
    uWSGI, gunicorn, Apache etc)
  • Understanding of general coding concepts
    e.g. object-oriented development, model view controller, restAPI, Object
    Relational Mappers.
  • Proficient understanding of code
    versioning and deployment tools (such as Git, Bit bucket, Mercurial SVN or
    Ansible)
  • Basic understanding of front-end
    technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
Benefits
  • Career Trajectory: This is a role with
    significant leadership potential to grow as the company operations grow.
    Someone who does this job can be promoted to; Senior System Developer,
    Coordinator of innovations, Senior Systems developer, among others.
  • Career Development: You will constantly develop
    skills and further your career while working with Tugende by building
    knowledge and skills using Tugende systems, understanding of lease
    accounting, Improve computer skills, learning new methods to work with
    clients and help them overcome repayment challenges, Stay abreast of new
    innovations and financial services so as to better meet customer needs,
    participate in programing: Attend career development programs organized by
    Tugende and learn how to ride a motorcycle
  • Hours and compensation: This position is for a
    full-time employee who can take on additional responsibilities as new
    tasks and projects come up.
  • Meaningful Work: Tugende’s work gives
    entrepreneurs the tools to earn a living for themselves and their
    families. We are changing the face of the boda industry in Uganda, and
    proving that young men with little education can take on the
    responsibility of financing a significant asset and earning a livable
    wage. Help be part of this movement!
  • Great Team: Tugende has a smart, fun, and
    growing team of 250+ Employees. We take our work seriously, but love to
    joke and have fun. We regularly have fully-paid, voluntary team outings,
    as well as fun parties for our clients. Our headquarters are in Kampala,
    and we also have offices in Eastern and Western Uganda.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Tugende in the
aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 25th August 2019
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