DEVELOPER

About APA Insurance Limited:

APA Insurance Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Apollo Investments Limited (Apollo Group), one of the leading financial groups in East Africa.

Since our founding in 1977, our mission has been to provide present and future peace of mind to the East African market and, in turn, enhance the quality of life for both our clients and their loved ones.

About the Developer position:

As a Developer you will contribute across the technology stack, covering the end-to-end development of web and native applications, as well as improvement to DevOps tooling

What Opportunities Exist at APA

  • Opportunity work in an innovative, dynamic environment with a focus on delivery
  • Opportunity to pioneer and drive the digital transformation in financial services in the region
  • A chance to work with highly motivated and skilled colleagues
  • Continuous learning and professional development opportunities with academic and professional sponsorship, mentoring opportunities to accelerate your career
  • A balanced career with a focus on wellness and sustainable lifestyle

Key Responsibilities

The specific responsibilities of the Developer include:

  • Shaping and implementing technology / business solutions to contribute to organization’s competitive differentiation
  • Uses Agile engineering practices and various software development technologies to rapidly develop creative and efficient solutions that enhance organization’s technology stack
  • Collaborates with other team members to implement user stories, write tests, and continuously deliver new / improved product functionality
  • Communicates with internal IT teams to resolve technical dependencies during implementation
  • Builds organization’s brand in the technology community

Qualifications

As the ideal candidate for this role you have:

  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL Databases
  • Experience in code refactoring, pair programming, continuous integration and deployment
  • Experience leveraging various design patterns, test-driven development, and automated testing frameworks (e.g. RSpec, JUnit, Selenium)
  • Excellent understanding of server-side technologies (e.g. Node.js, Go, Ruby on Rails, Java, PHP, .Net) and client-side languages and frameworks (e.g. Javascript, AngularJS, ReactJS)
  • Knowledge of designing RESTful APIs, SSO / OAuth, LDAP and Search Technologies
  • Knowledge of Agile software development practices
  • Relevant technology diploma / degree
APA Insurance Ltd
http://www.apainsurance.org/
Nairobi, KE