Cellulant Frontend Software Engineer Job in Kenya 2019

Cellulant Frontend Software Engineer

Cellulant is the leading one-stop digital payments company in Africa operating in 10 markets i.e. Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique; providing the glue connecting everyone to everything, every day.

To do this we are looking for qualified, passionate, dynamic and vibrant people to drive our strategy and agenda.

Role Context: Cellulant is looking for a Frontend Software Engineer to join our growing team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for architecting, designing, developing, deploying and supporting tools and solutions for our customers.

It will be your responsibility to help our team build scalable, highly available, reliable, secure deployments using an agile methodology.

Reports To: Technical Product Manager


  • Design, Architect, develop, test, maintain and support software tools and platforms.
  • Engage in all aspects of the software development cycle including; coding, documentation, testing, deployment, user training, post implementation support, maintenance and issue resolution of the core product offerings.
  • Evaluate and improve existing products and solutions, by researching new and alternate technologies and designs.
  • Continuously improve the effectiveness of the development team through advancing the development pipeline, tools and software development practices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Front end development experience in web front end frameworks such as Yii, Javascript, HTML5, CSS3 or multi-platform frameworks such as PhoneGap, React Native, Xamarin Flutter etc.
  • Android or iOS experience is an added advantage.
  • Backend development experience with procedural languages such as C, C++, C#, PHP, Java. Preferably PHP and Java. With enterprise servers, WebLogic, Apache, Nginx, Tomcat, JBOSS, Glassfish etc.
  • Deep understanding of API development with various integration protocols e.g. Rest, Soap, iso 8583 etc.
  • Experience accessing and using relational databases such as MySql, PostgreSQL, MySQL or Oracle
  • Big Data or NoSQL databases experience (Hadoop, Mongo, NiFi, Storm or Spark).
  • Must be able to work closely within the team and at the same time be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience with human centered design / design thinking & other UI/UX design paradigms.

Send your CV in PDF, email subject: Frontend Software Engineer to jobs@cellulant.com before April 15th 2019.

Hiring will be done on a rolling basis.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.