Senior Integration Engineer at Safaricom Kenya
Safaricom Kenya
Nairobi, KE, Kenya
Safaricom is the leading provider of converged communication solutions in Kenya. In addition to providing a broad range of first-class products and services for Telephony, Broadband Internet and Financial services, Safaricom seeks to uplift the welfare of Kenyans through value-added services and support for community projects.
Reporting to the Technical Lead - Business Process Automation, the position holder will be responsible for software development to support enterprise journeys automation within Enterprise Automation Squad (Falcon) within BSS Tribe. He/She will work in cross functional team composed of architects, developers, customer journey experts and engineering teams.
Application development duties include but not limited to analysis, design, development, testing, documentation of the new and existing integration services; stress and security validations to ensure integrity of the web services; maintenance and fault management.
Key Responsibilities
Stakeholder analysis for user stories elicitation and software design.
Development and deployment of front end, backend microservices and database schemas.
Software application monitoring to ensure set availability and performance KPIs are met.
Unit, system, load, and security testing of delivered solutions to ensure they work as per expected standards.
Validation & Verification – oversee the user acceptance assurance of application functional logic, data processing and error management.
Liaise with Support teams, infrastructure team, network administrators, information security to maintain service availability and integrity of the applications.
BSc. Computer Science/Software Engineering/IT.
3 years + experience in software development in a busy IT environment.
Extensive programming experience using either PhP, Java, C#, Python, JavaScript etc.
Solid understanding of web services/technologies - REST/JSON, SOAP, XML, XSD.
Extensive experience with data management – data structures, relational/NoSQL databases, Stored Procedures, PL/SQL development.
Extensive experience in deploying API on middleware technologies such as TIBCO, Tomcat, Glassfish, and containerized environments i.e., Docker, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, Azure, AWS.
Experience with event-based and message-driven distributed system like Apache Kafka, ActiveMQ, Rabbit MQ or Tibco EMS
Experience in use of source code management systems like SVN, GIT and build tools like Ant, Maven.
Strong knowledge & experience using (CI/CD) such as Jenkins.
Experience in Agile Development/software life-cycle development.
Experience in deploying solutions on Linux operating system