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Tech Lead – TL/PKF009

Location

Nairobi, Kenya

Position Type

Permanent

Experience Needed

4 Years

Applications Time

2022-11-04 - 2022-11-11

About the position

Tech Lead – TL/PKF009

We are looking for a Technical Lead who is a highly skilled computer programmer and comfortable with both front and back-end programming and looking to work in cutting-edge low-code technologies.

Overview

The individual should be proactive with an attitude that keeps looking for solutions for the toughest of issues. You will be responsible for developing and designing front-end application architecture, ensuring the responsiveness of applications, and working alongside graphic designers for web design features, among other duties.  You will be required to see out a project from conception to the final product, requiring good organizational skills and attention to detail. Substantial hands-on experience in coding and designing solutions in Microsoft-based PC or Web environments is required. 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the smooth functioning of all technical operations.
  • Lead multiple, concurrent development teams.  
  • Provide technical leadership and direction to the team.
  • Collaborate with software developers, business analysts, software architects, and scrum masters to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain development projects, as per the Agile process.
  • Participate in code and peer-reviews of solution designs and related code.
  • Design, develop, and unit test applications in accordance with established standards.
  • Work with the DevOps team to manage environments and release quality solutions.
  • Communicate progress, timelines, and deliverables to client stakeholders.
  • See through a project from conception to finished product.
  • Stay abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related IT discipline.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to develop processes and methodologies.
  • Attention to detail.
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience in software design and development, database design and development, and system integration.
  • 2+ years of experience in a technical leadership role.
  • Proficiency with server-side technologies such as Python, Ruby, Java, PHP, and .NET
  • Proficiency with fundamental front-end technologies including JSON/XML, RESTful and SOAP-based web services, JavaScript, CSS, jQuery
  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular JS, React, and Amber
  • Familiarity with database technology such as MySQL, Oracle, and MongoDB

If you fit the profile of this role, please submit your application including a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, National ID or passport, copies of your academic and professional certificates, and email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees who are familiar with your qualifications and/or work experience.

Interested applicants should submit applications only by email to techrecruitment@ke.pkfea.com. Kindly include the job code (TL/PKF009) in the subject of your application.

 

All applications must be received by 11 November 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer