Triggerise is hiring a
Are you a problem-solver with a background in software development? Do you want to be a part of an innovative team that use their technical skills to make a positive impact? Then this role could be for you!
Tiko (previously known as Triggerise) believes in a world where all youth have the power to choose where, when, and how they meet their sexual reproductive health needs. Our digital platform delivers scalable and verifiable sexual reproductive health services for young people in 5 main markets in Sub Saharan Africa - Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Africa and Burkina Faso. We work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts, and reward points to encourage our users to access and use sexual and reproductive health services. We also support our users in becoming micro-entrepreneurs and adding value to their economies.
Tiko has offices in South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, the Netherlands and Portugal. Globally, our team consists of 160 enthusiastic, international colleagues. Whether you are working from our biggest office in Nairobi, the fast-growing office in South Africa, or from home, our people are young and our culture is global and dynamic. Our work environment is fast-paced, informal, and friendly. You can learn more about what being part of Tiko is like here.
We are open to remote work for this position and will happily accept applicants from anywhere in Portugal, Kenya and South Africa.
Our Java Engineering Team Lead is responsible for leading and developing a team of talented software engineers and creating and maintaining the software that allows our platform to function. Other responsibilities include:
Lead and develop the individuals in your team.
The maintenance and development of new features on our software platform.
Our team works in an agile way and you will be part of the rituals and practices.
Coordination of the work that the software engineering team need to do.
Applying software engineering principles to the design, development, maintenance, testing, and evaluation of our software.
Ensuring that the software you develop is secure and safe when it comes to data protection.
You document your work and make sure that your documentation is clear and understandable for future use by others.
You have in-depth development experience using Java and building software from the ground up. You’re a logical thinker and a natural problem solver who wants to use your technical skillset to make an impact.
Minimum of 8 years of experience in software development
3 years of experience managing a team of backend developers
Experience within Microservices and AWS
Experience or knowledge of Salesforce CRM would be a plus
You have worked extensively with several Java backend tools and frameworks.
You don’t want to just write code, you want to build scalable systems with quality
You are willing to learn. We use SpringBoot, JUnit, Testcontainers, Flyway, PostgreSQL among others (You don't need to have experience with the tools we are currently using, we can help you).
You are based in Portugal/South Africa/Kenya.
You have excellent English skills.
At Tiko we believe in being open, also when it comes to salaries. The monthly salary bracket for this position is €3,075 - €3,843 gross in Portugal, R68,226 - R85,282 gross in South Africa, and Ksh337,908 - Ksh422,385 gross in Kenya, plus benefits. We will offer you a salary in this bracket depending on your level of experience and how it relates to your future colleagues.
In addition to your monthly salary, we offer you:
Interested? Click Apply for This Job! Want more information? Check out our website tikoafrica.org or contact our Global Recruiter. We only accept applications through the apply links, not by email.
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