Senior Java Developer - JumiaPay (Full Time)

Who we are

Jumia is Africa's leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.

Jumia Pay is a new and free online payment service that enables you to send payments online securely, instantly, and cost-effectively. 

We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey.  

Responsibilities

Be part of an agile team that develops smart logistics solutions on a service oriented architecture using state-of-the-art technologies

In particular you will: 

  • Work closely with a multidisciplinary team (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
  • Write module, well-organized code.
  • Construct and verify (unit test) software components to meet design specifications
  • Take ownership for 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
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules
  • Rapidly fix bugs and solve problems

Required Skills

  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Excellent communication skills and being able to work independently or in a full team

Professional Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years experience in web development with Object Oriented Programming
  • At least 3 years of experience in Java/J2EE development with Spring framework, especially with modules such as Web, JMS, Transactions with Core Container;
  • Strong experience with Maven;
  • Strong experience with ORM (Hibernate) and SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL);
  • Experienced in web server-side and client-side technologies
  • A strong sense for code quality, following/defining coding guidelines and experience with Unit-Testing and SonarQube;
  • Clear understanding of the Internet Protocol Suite
  • Experienced in Version Control technologies (GIT, SVN)
  • Aware of Performance and Security topics on web development 

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures