Senior Software Developer in Nairobi or Arusha

Ongeza is a social enterprise creating a sustainable and scalable model that reaches the last mile to rural customers. Ongeza's own sales force sell directly to rural customers products which save money, increase income or improve quality of life. Ongeza sources the best products, including but not limited to solar lights, efficient stoves, agricultural equipment and inputs,water solutions and transportation equipment. Ongeza currently reaches 60,000 households with an established plan for further growth.

You will maintain and develop Ongeza's MIS and sales management system. The current system comprises of two Android apps and accompanying PHP web application. The Senior Software Developer will write code as well as train the local team.
An ideal candidate will:

- Maintain and develop the existing MIS system.

-Collaborate with sales and marketing teams on data requirements   and uses.

- Perform data analysis and create reports for management.

-provide technical training to teams when required and serve as a technical mentor to team members
An ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum four years work experience in programming, or equivalent.
  • Strong experience in PHP,MVC,MYSQL,html,css,javascript,git
  • At least a Diploma in an IT related course 
  • Strong working experience on Android programming/Java is a plus
  • Experience maintaining and developing MySQL.
  •  Experience with Linux.
  •  Experience in a variety of technologies and ability to quickly adapt  to new technologies.
  •  Effective communication, both written and verbal.
  • Creative problem solving.
  • Strong debugging skills.
  •  Comfort working in a startup environment.
  • Fluent in both English and Kiswahili

How to Apply

Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
Please send, in the body of an email, a cover letter and CV to

[email protected]. This position will be filled when a suitable candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Nairobi or Arusha, KE