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Senior Java Engineer

Published on 28.06.2022


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Position : Senior Java Engineer

Work as part of the software engineering team that:

  • sets the standards for software coding, testing and quality.
  • collaborates closely with the team’s BA’s and PO’s on the efficient transition of Behaviour Driven Development and Swaggers as part of the overall workflow.
  • defines the scope, timeline, and goals for the delivery of working software.
  • transcribes comprehensive documentation.
  • provides support with production cutovers and migrations as required.
  • analyses and resolves technical and application problems.
  • Supporting the Scrum Master
  • Participate in and provide support in all scrum related ceremonies.
  • Provide clear reporting on the status of the scope, timeline and progress for the delivery of working software.
  • Assist in setting up a robust out of hours support process.
  • Assist in the prioritisation of bugs and defects.
  • Providing Guidance and Mentoring
  • Participate in peer reviews of solution designs and related code.
  • Provide technical guidance to the teams’ software engineers through coaching and mentorship.
  • Identify and encourage areas for growth, education and development within the team.


  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Confidence to express ideas as part of a creative team.
  • Excellent communication (written, oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • A Self-Starter capable of working under pressure.
  • Curious and engaged in Continuous Learning and Professional Development.
  • Excellent coding ability.
Required profile for job ad : Senior Java Engineer


  • Minimum of 7 years hands on experience designing and developing microservices.
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant experience with API concepts and technologies.
  • 5-7 years of experience with system integration.
  • Experience developing within an agile methodology.
  • Experienced in 3-tier, n-tier, cloud computing, microservices architectures and Service Oriented Architecture.

A senior Developer with 7+ years experience with the following skills:

  • Atlassian Suite: Jira, Confluence.
  • Microservices with Spring-boot / Java 8+.
  • Spring cloud config.
  • Unit tests with Spring-boot.
  • Postman teams and Newman (Command line runner).
  • Openshift / Kubernetes / Docker.
  • Understanding of API gateways.
  • OpenAPI (Swagger) specification.
  • Understanding of networking concepts.
  • Integration into backends via various protocols (SOAP, REST, YAML etc).
  • CI/CD (Jenkins, pipelines etc).
  • APIGEE API Gateway.
  • Azure DevOps.

The following additional skills would be advantageous:

  • Spring reactive
  • Pivotal Kubernetes
  • Linux
  • Azure Pipelines
  • Data Modelling.
Job criteria for job ad : Senior Java Engineer
Job category :
IT, new technologies
Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Employment type :
Fixed-term contract - Freelance
Region :
Central - Coast - Eastern - Nairobi - North Eastern - Nyanza - Rift Valley - Western - International
City : 100% Remote WFH
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Spoken language :
Number of Position(s) : 5

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