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  • Posted: Jun 5, 2024
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    JUMIA is an e-commerce startup with an aim to mimic Amazon’s success by delivering a wide range of items, from toys to generators across the African continent. Shortly after the startup of the business in Nigeria, JUMIA launched warehouses in four other growing countries which include: Egypt, Morocco, Kenya and Cote d'Ivoire.
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    Senior Frontend Developer (Angular/React)

    What you will be doing

    • Be part of an agile team that creates scalable solutions leveraging state-of-the-art technologies in a service-oriented architecture
    • Work closely with multidisciplinary teams (Backend developers, DevOps, QA engineers, Product Owners) oriented to continuous delivery
    • Work across the entire product life cycle: concept, design, development, deployment, testing, release, support
    • Construct and verify (unit test) software components to meet design specifications
    • Take ownership of your code to be qualitatively high and you will support your colleagues in code reviews
    • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers

    What we are looking for

    • At least 4 years of experience in Frontend development
    • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
    • Consolidated professional experience building high-quality, performant JavaScript applications
    • Consolidated experience in JavaScript frameworks/libraries, such as AngularJS, VueJS or ReactJS
    • Write and test interactive, clean, secure and efficient solutions
    • Help maintain a high-level quality code by reviewing your teammates' code
    • Continuously improve our codebase, systems and processes
    • Keen to learn new technologies and have ideas about how we can make things better
    • Being passionate, self-driven and working with little supervision towards a common team or company purpose
    • Excellent communication skills and being able to work independently or in a full team
    • Knowledge of algorithms and distributed systems
    • Academic background in IT or equivalent
    • Proficiency in English

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    Principal Engineer

    What you will be doing

    • Be part of the Jumia Engineering team and play a key role in Jumia's technology plan
    • Be a role model for the Jumia Values
    • Work effectively cross-functionally discussing and identifying new opportunities for projects and features
    • Align architectural decisions with and across Engineering teams, ensuring the progress towards the target vision for the Jumia platform
    • Arbitrate on technical decisions within your scope
    • Directly contribute to systems design and write code to set the example of what technical excellence looks like in Jumia
    • Define NFRs, and standards for observability and collaborate with Engineering Managers to ensure highly performant solutions are developed
    • Ensure comprehensive documentation of system architecture, design decisions, and operational procedures.
    • Coach engineers in your scope
    • Ensure system reliability and compliance
    • Find a group of humble and intelligent people ready to make you grow and to grow with you
    • Change the Internet landscape in Africa and the World through your team

    What we are looking for

    • 8+ years experience as an individual contributor working with agile methodologies and with experience architecting and running large-scale systems
    • Strong working experience with Java and respective web frameworks (preferably Spring)
    • Experience with event-driven architectures and tools for queueing and streaming (preferably Apache Kafka)
    • Experienced working with large-scale Databases (SQL and NoSQL)
    • Experience with containerization (preferably Docker) and orchestration (Kubernetes)
    • Strong black box test Automation experience is a plus
    • Experience designing and developing platforms built for scale is a plus
    • A proactive challenger mindset: if there's room for improvement, you'll say it
    • A solver mindset: when there is a will, there is a way
    • A strong business sense. You understand the impact of your work
    • The ability to be autonomous and to own your decisions
    • The ambition to grow the company and within the company
    • Full professional English proficiency

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