The Busara Center for Behavioral Economics is an advisory and research organization focused on the evaluation and implementation of behavioral, economic, and social interventions in sub-Saharan Africa and beyond. Busara’s mission involves the application of rigorous research methods and evaluation tools to enable partners to improve program design, assess existing interventions, and optimize internal processes.
Busara was founded in 2013 and has active operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Ghana, Somalia, Zambia, Somaliland, Egypt, and the South Pacific Islands.
As Busara grows, we are looking for an experienced Fullstack developer to join our development team. You will be working closely with an existing team of developers, project teams, and lab teams to support existing client projects and creatively develop solutions.
The role will be responsible for offering inspirational space to create the next innovation in full tech stack, the development, and maintenance of applications, and integration to backend services. The role will champion the best standards on the full tech stack.
YOUR ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Gather, document and craft technical and system design requirements
Design and development of otree experiments
Work from system requirements to develop, high-performance backends
Work mockups build functional, high-performance applications (web, backend & mobile)
Build reusable code and libraries.
Implementation of security and data protection policies on applications
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the project supervisor or direct manager
Strong understanding of agile methodologies such as scrum, kanban, etc
Excellent understanding of DRY
Extensive hands-on experience in front-end, back-end web, and mobile technologies
Proficient working with relational and nonrelational databases
Good understanding of RESTful APIs
Excellent understanding of IAAS/PAAS such as AWS, Heroku, Digital Ocean
Create intuitive UI/UX