Web Developers Wanted

Fullstack Web Applications Developer

OkHi is looking for the best fullstack developer in Kenya to develop APIs, web applications and support customer integrations.

You will join our world class team and be responsible for launching OkHi to 100s of businesses and millions of consumers across Kenya and other emerging markets. If you are motivated by using your development skills to solve a global problem and have a huge impact on the world, then we would love to hear from you.

Primary Roles & Responsibilities

Help define, build and integrate APIs to serve OkHi’s business customers

Support these customers with implementation and timely technical support

Develop fullstack applications (web frontend, apis, backend) which are connected via asynchronous data messaging networks.

Participate in all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) including definition, design, implementation, data tracking, testing, delivery and support

Technical skills

Minimum 3 years web development experience building quality web applications

Minimum 3 years experience architecting and building ExpressJS / NodeJS applications

Build reusable, clean code with performance and simplicity in mind

Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

Knowledge of security standards and techniques for web applications

Experience with asynchronous events and requests

Proficiency with any one of AngularJS, Polymer, ReactJS is an asset

Experience with MongoDB is an asset

Collaboration skills

Energised by working with and supporting developers from other companies

Extremely motivated to receive and provide feedback

Experience in collaborating in small, fast-moving product teams

Excited by tight deadlines and a fast-moving startup environment

Experience with Slack / Asana are a plus

Working in an Agile / Scrum environment is a plus


We’re a Nairobi based startup that’s on a mission to enable the 4 billion people without a physical address to, “be included”. We are building the next generation of an address system in order to increase commerce through better logistics, save lives through improved emergency services and grow access to finance through a better identity system.

We are a 10 person team with seed investment from amazing investors in Silicon Valley, London, Canada and Kenya.

At OkHi

As one of the first employees at OkHi you’ll be in control of your own destiny, as well as being an instrumental influence on our culture. We work hard and play nicely to ensure our daily environment is a happy, inclusive, and collaborative place. We take lunch very seriously – it’s the only thing we’re not lean about! Freshly cooked healthy food and the shared experience of eating together is really important to us.

We offer competitive salary, generous share options and an excellent benefits package including medical coverage and new computer hardware.

We’re flexible about work hours, holidays and enjoy explaining the origins of our kooky name.

How to Apply

To Apply please open http://www.okhi.com/join-us and click on ‘View Current Jobs

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