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Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer

OZÉ

OZÉ

Software Engineering
Accra, Ghana
Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024

About Oze

Oze means business, and the growth of it. We’re passionate about enabling small businesses and local ownership to grow with technology, particularly in emerging markets. That's why we're starting in Africa.

By providing small businesses with the data they need to make decisions, Oze enables investment-readiness and a chance for a local economy to assert itself on a global stage.

We are looking for people who are passionate about leveraging technology & designing for impact.

Oze’s Core Values

  1. Small Businesses
  2. Collaboration
  3. Ownership
  4. Quality
  5. Trust
  6. Growth

About the role

We are seeking an experienced Full-Stack Developer to join one of our scrum teams that is building next-generation business intelligence software for small businesses.

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience of leading teams, developing front-ends using React/JavaScript/HTML5/CSS3 & back-end RESTful services in Java and Spring Boot, and be very familiar with Scrum, TDD, and CI.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test, and maintain back-end RESTful APIs using Java, and Spring Boot and front-ends using React, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Help refine and adhere to our coding standards, best practices, and guidelines to ensure code quality and maintainability.
  • Collaborate with product managers, and other stakeholders to understand requirements, and contribute to architectural discussions and design decisions.
  • Champion Test-Driven Development (TDD) principles, writing unit tests and integration tests to ensure software robustness, reliability, and maintainability.
  • Ensure your team follows our end-to-end SDLC (based on scrum) and help drive efficiency and productivity by helping track appropriate metrics, identifying areas for improvement and helping implement them.
  • Contribute towards and guide your team in producing appropriate (pragmatic and concise) technical documentation.
  • Help troubleshoot and resolve issues with production systems.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to less experienced developers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth within the team.
  • Ensure your team remains happy, engaged, and motivated.

Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • You have accumulated considerable knowledge and experience of software development (front-end and back-end) through a strong relevant engineering degree and at least 5 years of relevant working experience.
  • You have 3+ years of experience of Java development with Spring Boot and JPA.
  • You have 2+ years of experience of front-end development with React.
  • You are well-versed with TDD, unit testing and CI.
  • You have worked as a member of a scrum team and you have a good working knowledge of the key principles of scrum and agile methodologies in general.
  • You are intimately familiar with good development practices and principles such as SOLID, DRY, and design patterns.
  • You have worked with both relational and NoSQL databases and have a good working knowledge of SQL.
  • Familiarity with AWS and Kubernetes would be a distinct advantage, but is not essential.