Associate Software Engineer

Engineering · Nairobi, Nairobi
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Who We Are


Turnkey Africa Limited is a leading Pan-African insurance technology and services provider. We develop, supply and manage end-to-end insurance business software solutions and service for the industry.


Our extensive experience along with our strong vertical market focus has facilitated the development and customization of a range of superior insurance and Bancassurance software solutions that have completely transformed the way our clients do business and interact with their customers.


At Turnkey Africa you will be able to work in a truly great environment of transparency and camaraderie that evokes mutual respect and team spirit. You will have the autonomy to create the kind of impact you envision in line with Turnkey’s strategy.


The Opportunity


We're looking for talented hands-on Associate Software Engineer to join our team and start making an impact from day one. You'll join one of Turnkey Africa's product teams and work alongside other engineers to help solve challenging problems. Whether you are writing a new feature or developing new products, our Software Engineers are key contributors to our product.


Your Skills And Qualifications


  • Demonstrated proficiency with Agile software development principles. 
  • Ability to openly propose and defend technical solutions
  • Strong collaboration and communicating skills 
  • Strong computer science foundations
  • Strong analytical skills and great attention to detail
  • You have strong computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, software design, to name a few)
  • Software application development skills with a minimum of 3 years specific experience with design and implementation of large and complex business applications
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Java Enterprise Applications (e.g. Spring Core, Spring Batch, Spring Boot, SOAP, REST, MQ Series, Hibernate, JPA etc…)
  • A strong knowledge of databases such as Oracle, MYSQL and PostgreSQL and experience in relational database design
  • Familiar with GIT, Maven, Jenkins, and UNIX scripting.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Unit Testing, UML, Design Patterns, Object Oriented Design, MVC patterns. 
  • Explain Plan and Trace tools for SQL/PL/SQL



Bonus Points:


  • Familiarity with software engineering practices such as OOP, Design Patterns
  • Strong knowledge of Javascript and MV* frameworks, specifically Angular JS .
  • Experience with Java frameworks like spring, spring security, Hibernate.
  • Expertise in developing single page applications using techniques including front-end routing, client-side templating, consuming JSON-based RESTful APIs.
  •  Strong competency in responsive, mobile-first layouts leveraging CSS and media queries.
  • Ability to effectively communicate your work with both technical and non-technical peers.
  • A passion for cloud technology, API, and integration into some of the most exciting technical landscapes in the market
  • Exposure to SaaS Cloud Product Development and Micro Services Architectures 


How to Apply:

Please submit your application with a detailed CV, quoting the job title in the subject field.


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  • Location
    Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level