Senior Software Developer

  • SSNIT St, Takoradi, Ghana
  • Full-time

Company Description

AmaliTech is a social business empowering the next generation of technology leaders in sub-Saharan Africa that reinvests its surplus in further training, network growth and local community support on the ground.

As a global talent accelerator, AmaliTech provides free IT training courses to skilled youth in regions of great need. We offer employment pathways into the digital sector, accompanying young tech talents from recruitment to employment.

Our training academies give local youth the necessary digital skills for employment. Subsequently, successful Graduate Trainees are empowered to apply their acquired skills in the local and international job market. AmaliTech Training Academy Limited Ghana has been in full operations since May 2019.

 

Job Description

POSITION DETAILS

Job Location: Ghana

Working Hours: 40 hours/week

Reports to: Service Centre Manager/Client Services Manager

Salary: Commensurate with qualification and experience

 

JOB SUMMARY

As a Senior Software Developer, you will participate in software implementations, providing both oversight and hands-on contributions to the software design, development, and integration. Work with internal and external project teams to help define, develop, and support software projects that work seamlessly across different devices and browsers. Provide technical expertise in identifying, evaluating, and developing technology solutions including integrations with other enterprise software solutions. Provide suggestions and recommendations to keep our internal coding standards up to date; help to identify areas for efficiency across disciplines.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Hands-on development of new applications and services that your team is continuously iterating on, including creating new experiences while ensuring high resilience, availability, and speed in an agile and collaborative environment.
  • Work/Coordinate with cross-functional teams as needed to define, implement, and deliver end-user functionality.
  • Identify issues with existing code and proactively suggest recommended changes to prevent challenges in the future.
  • Accumulate domain knowledge around existing clients and projects to assist them with ongoing needs.
  • Mentor junior software developers on design patterns, software architecture, DevOps and software development best practices.
  • Stay on top of industry trends and best practice to ensure our customer experience is the best it can be while delivering software quickly with high quality.
  • Actively participate in the design and further development of our IT landscape in the areas of software development and software testing.
  • Ensuring our team follows software development best practices and validates software solutions and procedures to ensure it conforms with industry best practices.
  • Code and test major features, as well as work jointly with other team members to deliver complex change under tight deadlines.
  • Reporting regularly and proactively to your line manager regarding your progress.
  • Commitment to Continuous Improvement (CI) / Continuous Development CD).

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or its related field.
  • At least five (5) years of professional application development experience.
  • Comprehensive experience in developing enterprise scale e-commerce applications would be an added advantage.
  • Already existing knowledge in salesforce B2C commerce cloud development and understanding of its architecture would be a plus.
  • Extensive full stack (client and server side) development experience preferably knowledge in Java and JavaScript programming and its related frameworks and libraries with understanding in other web related technologies such as web analytics, XML, web services (SOAP/REST), and open-source packages/libraries.
  • Experience developing multi-tiered scalable and secure web applications with NodeJS, familiarity with the whole web stack including protocols and web server optimization techniques. or equivalent experience.
  • Familiarity with Software design architecture styles, APIs, and patterns (e.g., Model-View-Controller, REST etc.)
  • Strong familiarity with the jQuery library and JSON syntax.
  • Good Understanding of Asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.
  • Strong knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript best practices including DOM Manipulation, JavaScript Object Model, and familiarity with newer specifications of ECMAScript.
  • Strong understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS.
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies.
  • Proficient understanding and experience in the various software development collaboration tools such as Git, Git Flows, CI/CD etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to support multiple concurrent projects and responsibilities.
  • Share in the core values (Excellence, Passion, Diversity, Collaboration, and Integrity) and vision of AmaliTech.

Additional Information

How To Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should click "I'm Interested" below and follow the instructions to apply. 

Deadline for receiving applications is August 31, 2021.

What To Expect

Working with AmaliTech provides an excellent opportunity for career growth and development in a healthy and diverse work environment. Our talented and welcoming team will ensure you feel part of our family to get you engaged on the job. 

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