Full-Stack Developer (E-Commerce Platform) – Nairobi, Kenya

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGOs in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client, a leading security solutions provider dedicated to supporting sustainable security services is looking to recruit an experienced Full-Stack Developer, the successful candidate will work with new technologies and architectures while having complete, end-to-end ownership of projects. She/he will be responsible for building products across the stack and a firm understanding of web frameworks, APIs, databases, and multiple back-end languages.

Key responsibilities:

  • Participate in all aspects of agile software development, including design, implementation, and deployment.
  • Architect and provide guidance on building end-to-end systems optimized for speed and scale.
  • Collaborate with designers, front-end engineers and back-end engineers to create reliable APIs.
  • Collaborate via Slack, GitHub and virtual conferencing.
  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design.
  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications.
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency.
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software.
  • Create security and data protection settings.
  • Build features and applications with a mobile responsive design.
  • Write technical documentation.
  • Excellent debugging and optimization of code


  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Must be experienced in building web application
  • Must have a minimum of 4 years’ relevant working experience in building large-scale software applications
  • Must have experience in designing and integrating RESTful APIs
  • Experience using Java frameworks (i.e., Spring Boot), HTML, CSS and MySQL for database administration
  • Knowledge and use of IntelliJ or Apache NetBeans IDE
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Work well within a team
  • Self-motivated, hardworking, sociable, and driven by professional success.

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Salary: Monthly gross salary: Kes 250,000 – 280,000 depending on skill and experience (Approx. 1758 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Mid Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 30th March, 2024