Full-stack Software Engineer Associate/Manager

at One Acre Fund (view profile)
Location Kigali, Rwanda
Date Posted March 9, 2020
Category Rwanda - Work Visa
Job Type c#
sql-server
reactjs
angular
couchbase

Description

About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund is a non-profit supplying smallholder farmers with agricultural services to help improve their harvests, such as quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings. On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund!

We are growing quickly. We serve more than 1 million farm families in Africa, with more than 8,000 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 10 million farm families by 2030.

Should you join us, you will have a chance to make a direct impact for millions of farmers and help feed the world!

About our team

Our passionate development team manages a range of web and mobile solutions to support our field operations, from registering millions of farmers and their orders, optimizing delivery truck loads and routes, tracking deliveries, collecting mobile payments, analyzing loan repayments...

Our technologies include C#, NodeJS, CouchBase, Angular, Docker, MS SQL, and our tooling landscape includes GitHub, JIRA, Azure DevOps...

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, document and operate new and existing technology solutions according to our standards
  • Ensure smooth progress of your projects
  • Participate to your Agile team's lifecycle
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Contribute to your department's improvement by sharing knowledge, sharpening your skills, suggesting different ways of working and developing

Qualifications 

This position could be hired at two different levels depending on experience and interview performance:

  • Software Engineer Manager: You have 7+ years of experience and solid programming skills, project leadership, and team management experience.
  • Software Engineer Associate: You have 3+ years of experience, solid programming skills, autonomy, and a knowledge of automated testing frameworks and database concepts. You will work as part of a small, collaborative, agile team of software developers…

In any case, you need to have:

  • High proficiency in at least
  • One major web or mobile front-end technology: Angular, React, Vue.js
  • One major back-end language: .Net C#, Java, Go, NodeJS
  • One database engine: SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB, Couchbase
  • Experience with automated testing frameworks and continuous integration a plus
  • Experience working in Agile
  • Experience living in a developing country is desired, but not a requirement
  • Willingness to commit to the position for at least two years
  • Language: English required, French is a plus

Location

Kigali, Rwanda

Perks

  • Health insurance, housing and other comprehensive benefits including professional development and personal travel allowances
  • 6 weeks leaves
  • Flexible work from home policy
  • Flexible Bring-Your-Own-Device policy with laptop allowance
  • Free-lunch Fridays and regular happy hour nights
  • A chance to live in one of the most beautiful, safe, and clean places in Africa!
  • A rare opportunity to make an impact in the world by working with a top-ranked non-profit!

Sponsor International Candidates

Yes; East Africans strongly encouraged to apply. 

Note: Please submit a Resume/CV, not exceeding more than 1-2 pages, which includes, Education, Work Experience, Specialized/Technical Skills, Achievements/Awards and any other Experience (Volunteering, Extracurriculars, etc). References do not need to be included, and will only be required upon request, after the final interview.

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here ([email protected]), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Visa Assistance

Open to assisting the right candidate with the following Visa(s) / Work Permit(s)

1) Rwanda - Work Visa

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