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  • Posted: Mar 29, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Lori Systems is a fast growing, technology venture based in Nairobi, Kenya led by Harvard & MIT graduates and backed by local & international investors and advisors. Leveraging 3 years of research at Harvard and in-house developed technology, Lori has built a logistics platform that is revolutionising the cargo-transport value chain in Africa &nda...
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    DevOps / Back-End Engineer

    The position:

    Lori is seeking a hands-on Senior Python/Django Back-end Engineer to join our Product team. As a Back-End Engineer, you will be responsible for making engineering design decisions and developing features about the back-end. You will also be expected to be a role model for coding standards, tools, platforms and other best practices for the back-end team. **NOTE: this role is remote and can be based anywhere in a similar time zone to EAT/WAT.

    What you'll work on:

    • Leading the design and development of back-end features and components
    • Collaborating with other engineers in API design and development
    • Scaling the back-end architecture and codebase
    • Reducing the level of technical debt of the back-end codebase
    • Stewarding technical standards and quality
    • Interface with product and other functional teams and their leadership
    • Provide peer code review
    • Analyze and assess code with an insistence on quality and reliability

    Minimum qualifications: 

    • BSc in Computer Science or related engineering degree
    • 5+ years of software development work experience
    • Experience building enterprise level SaaS platforms
    • Experience with our stack: Python, Django, ElasticSearch, OAuth, Postgres, Redis, Redshift, AWS Cloud
    • Experience working on backend systems at scale, using technologies like MySQL, Django, Redis, Python, RESTFul APIs, etc.
    • Experience building and deploying complex but well architected, maintainable, and testable application backends
    • Strong object-oriented programming and test driven development skills
    • Great communication skills, interacting with development, testing and product team members
    • Experience working as part of an agile team and knowledge of agile process

    Preferred qualifications:

    • DevOps Experience
    • ReactJS, NodeJS
    • MSc. in Computer Science or Mathematics
    • Experience in a fast paced top tech startup environment

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Lori Systems on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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