About Us:

Sokowatch is looking for a Mifos developer with experience in building various tasks customized to meet the needs of the sokowatch microfinance / micro-lending initiatives: planning the roll-out, application integrations, data migration, planning and installation of infrastructure, customizing reports, and training users and administrators.

You will be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications. As a Mifos specialist, you have to provide mentoring & guidance for ongoing system changes, API integrations, customizations, and database administration, and also planning improvements to meet the growing needs of the sokowatch microfinance/financial services business and to take advantage of new features in Mifos or infrastructure improvements.

Location: India, Bangalore / Kenya, Nairobi

The successful candidate will possess:

  • 5+ years experience with Software development
  • 3+ years of experience in Mifos design and development.
  • Proven hands-on Mifos development, integrations & enhancements experience
  • Proven working experience in front-end & back end development
  • Strong Functional / Object-Oriented Programming Language Skills (Ex: Java, JavaEE, Spring, Spring Boot)
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL, and NoSQL technologies.
  • Knowledge in Angular Web Framework, HTML5, CSS3, SASS
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Team-first attitude
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code
  • Ensure designs comply with specifications
  • Prepare and produce releases of software components
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
  • Work with outside data sources and APIs
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
  • Time management and self-organization