Senior Software Developer

One Acre Fund relies on a custom Client Management and ERP Information System to help us manage our field program information. Currently, our Client Management Information System handles the enrollment of almost a million smallholder farm families spread over multiple countries, records farm supply orders, manages the delivery of seed, fertilizer, and solar lights to clients, tracks millions of payment transactions, and creates a wide variety of business intelligence reports.

The Senior Software Developer will be based in rural, Eastern Uganda. S/he will be responsible for the following:

  • Writing, testing, and deploying as part of a collaborative team for our MS-SQL/C#/Angular stack.
  • Participating in the continued development of our mission-critical custom database, which impacts every aspect of the organization’s operations.
  • Developing features allowing for flexibility in the way individual countries run their operations, while still focusing on reusability across countries.
  • Maintaining coding standards and participating in peer code reviews.
  • Operational insight: Becoming familiar with every aspect of our field operations and identifying areas for improvement in the tools we develop to support the field.
  • Other tasks: We are an organization that is growing rapidly, which means all staffers pitch in to ensure we are providing the very best support and services to both our team and clients.


We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


We are seeking an exceptional professional with 5+ year(s) of work experience and ideally a demonstrated passion for our mission. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • Strong work experiences. Examples include a demanding professional work experience, or successful entrepreneurial experience, e.g. starting a field program in a developing country, leading a conference, starting a business, solid Volunteer Service Organization accomplishments.
  • Leadership experience at work, or outside of work. Multiple years team management experience a plus
  • Experience with enterprise systems a plus.
  • Professional experience with at least two of: C# (ASP.NET MVC), MS-SQL and T-SQL, or Angular/AngularJS. Demonstrable full-stack experience a plus.
  • A willingness to commit to living in rural areas of East Africa for at least two years.
  • Language: English required in all locations.




Kigali, Rwanda


Full-time job.


Commensurate with experience.


Health insurance, housing, annual flights, and other quality of life benefits.


Yes. East Africans strongly encouraged to apply. 

Note: Please submit a Resume/CV, not exceeding more than 1-2 pages, which includes, Education, Work Experience, Specialized/Technical Skills, Achievements/Awards and any other Experience (Volunteering, Extracurriculars, etc). References do not need to be included, and will only be required upon request, after the final interview.

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an address. Please report any suspicious communication here

One Acre Fund
Kigali, RW