Fineract / Mifos Java Software Developer Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Fineract / Mifos Java Software Developer

Industry: Technology

to: Head of Technology

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Competitive

Our client is an ICT firm that develops ICT solutions that automate business processes in every sector of the economy to promote efficiency, sustainable innovation, and best practice.

They are looking to hire a passionate Fineract or Mifos Java Software Engineer to join their ever-expanding technical department.

The Software Engineer’s responsibilities will include installation, modification and customization of Mifos or fineract application as well as developing systems/solutions to meet the client’s needs and also mentoring junior colleagues

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand Mifos/fineract Process flow.
  • Analyze user requirements and designing scalable, testable and maintainable software solutions.
  • Installation, modification and customization of Mifos/ fineract application.
  • Writing functional and operational documentation.
  • Reviewing code written by junior colleague and/or teammates.
  • Integrating existing applications to client systems.
  • Integrating new and existing applications to third party systems (Mpesa, Core Banking system, CRB etc.).
  • Work closely with other colleagues, such as project managers, UX/UI designers, other developers, systems analysts, Product owners and sales and marketing professionals to develop client and in-house solutions.
  • Review new technologies to identify their impact and fit within our existing solutions or future development.
  • Continually update technical knowledge and skills.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Ability to understand Mifos/Fineract Process Flow
  • Ability to Customize Fineract/Mifos and other
  • Systems according to the customer requirements.
  • Uptime ratio.
  • Ability to understand upcoming issues and fixing them
  • Ability to deploy within set time on the set environment when needed.
  • Ability to work on Java applications both existing and new to meet set requirements.

Key Qualifications

  • BSc degree in Computer Science, Engineering or any relevant field.
  • Experience of 3+ years.
  • Strong understanding of Jira, GIT source control. Familiarity with the GIT flow branching process is an added advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of MIFOS. Fineract application, algorithms and data structures
  • Strong experience with task queuing using RabbitMQ or Apache Kafka
  • Proof of having implemented/worked on Mifos/fineract Java project.
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills with an ability to visualize processes and outcomes
  • A passion for solving problems and providing scalable solutions
  • Excellent knowledge in developing software in Java/Spring Boot Framework
  • Working knowledge in Micro-service design principles
  • Strong experience with test-driven development.
  • Strong experience with using debugging and logging tools
  • Experience in software monitoring and performance tooling (caching and caching strategies. Etc.)
  • Excellent Working knowledge of relational databases design and implementation using MySQL and Oracle.
  • Strong Linux skills (Configuration, Installation, etc.).
  • Working knowledge in containerization technologies will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications.
  • Outstanding all-round communication skills and ability to work collaboratively.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Fineract/Mifos Java Software Developer) to on or before 7th January 2023.