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We’re Looking For A Back-End Software Engineer, Nairobi

Looking For A Back End Software Engineer, Nairobi


We’re Looking For A Back-End Software Engineer, Nairobi

Location: Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Position: Back-End Software Engineer

Department: Product & Technology

Type: Full-time

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

About Kyosk

Kyosk.App is a dynamic Business-Business Technology Platform dedicated to closing the digital distribution gap in middle and low-income communities, including smallholder farmers.

Our platform, which serves over 250,000 retailers, connects companies with communities through local retail outlets, facilitating seamless interactions between suppliers, traditional retailers, farmers, and local eateries.

Looking For A Back End Software Engineer, Nairobi
Kyosk Back End Software Engineer, Nairobi

Role Overview

Are you a passionate Software Engineer eager to contribute to the forefront of innovation in Africa? Kyosk is seeking a Back End Software Engineer to join our growing team of Product and Technology professionals.

As a key member of our high-performance development team, you will play a vital role in the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and collaborate with teams across multiple countries to build innovative solutions for Kyosk’s customers and internal operations.


  • Deliver working software based on technical designs.
  • Investigate and resolve errors.
  • Adhere to agreed-upon development processes.

Others Applied: Office Administrator Position at United States International University

Minimum Technical Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Experience with Java and SpringBoot for Backend development.
  • Basic knowledge of development tools (e.g., IDE, version control).

Minimum Behavioral and Soft Skills Requirements

  • Good work ethic.
  • Punctual.
  • Passion for learning.
  • Team player.

Desired Technical Competencies

  • 1 year of software development experience.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies.
  • Proficient in using administrative tools (e.g., Issue Tracking, Wikis).
  • Working knowledge of dev toolchain (e.g., IDE, CI/CD, version control).
  • Proficient in Java, SpringBoot, and Hibernate.
  • Basic knowledge of containerization and orchestration.
  • Familiarity with system non-functional requirements (e.g., code readability, maintainability, scalability).

Desired Behavioral Competencies

  • Ability to provide reasonably accurate time estimates.
  • Considerate of value chain outside of the sphere of responsibility.
  • Integrity: Do what you say you will do with no excuses.
  • Promote psychological safety in the team and across the entire organization.

Join Kyosk.App in our mission to empower communities and businesses across Africa. Apply now to be part of our success story!

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024.

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