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  • Posted: Jul 1, 2020
    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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    Python / Django Back-End Engineer

    The Position

    Lori is seeking a hands-on Senior Python/Django Back-end Engineer to join our Product team based in Nairobi. 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.


    • 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


    • BSc in Computer Science or related engineering degree
    • 5+ years of relevant work experience
    • Experience building enterprise level SaaS platforms
    • Experience with our stack: Python, Django, ElasticSearch, OAuth, Postgres, Redis, Redshift, AWS hosting.
    • 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

    Good to have

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

    The Lori team of ~200 employees is led by nerds obsessed with revolutionizing logistics in Africa:

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    Senior Full-Stack Engineer

    The Position

    Lori is seeking a hands-on Full-Stack Engineer to join our Product team. The ideal candidate has prior experience in building a WebApp from the ground up; possesses expert knowledge of Software architecture; loves Machine Learning and has high confidence levels in handling Full-stack + Python.


    • Developing new user-facing features using React.JS / React Native
    • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use (experience with micro-frontends)
    • Creating and translating designs and wire frames into high quality code
    • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
    • Prototype back-ends in Python / Node.JS and perform maintenance on existing backends when called upon
    • Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency


    • BSc. in Computer Science or Mathematics
    • 7+ years of cumulative relevant experience
    • Expertise in ReactJS(3+ yrs of experience),Javascript (3+ yrs of experience), NodeJS, Python (3+ yrs of experience), SQL / Schemaless
    • Passion for simplifying user experience

    Preferred Experience

    • MSc. in Computer Science or Mathematics
    • Experience in a fast paced top tech company

    The Lori team of ~200 employees is led by nerds obsessed with revolutionizing logistics in Africa:

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


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

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