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Senior Software Engineer

Posted in Software Engineering

A local company

Job Type

Full Time



Description :

Senior Software Engineer

SakuPay Inc

Harare, Harare,

Senior Software Engineer will develop information systems by studying operations; designing, developing and installing payment software solutions; support and develop software team. The Senior Software Engineer will lead a team of developers responsible for building new and support existing systems. .

Ability to prioritize well, communicate clearly, have a consistent track record of delivery and excellent software engineering skills. Creative engineering balanced with high quality and a customer focus. Must be able to work across multiple facets of the project and juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time. Strong analytic capability and the ability to create innovative solutions. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is looking to grow their career in a fast paced environment.


Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle

Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions

Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code

Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards and programming

Improve operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures

Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

Protect operations by keeping information confidential

Provide information by collecting, analyzing and summarizing development and service issues

Accomplish engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed

Support and develop software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities

First and foremost, developing software our users need

Mentor junior and mid-level engineers

Collaborate with team to brainstorm and create new products

Grow engineering teams by interviewing, recruiting and hiring

Make informed decisions quickly and taking ownership of services and applications at scale

Work collaboratively with others to achieve goals

Be a persistent, creative problem ­solver

Remain cool and effective in a crisis

Stay on the leading edge of development practices

Passionate about great technologies, especially open source.

Understand business needs and know how to create the tools to manage them


Master's Or Bachelor's degree in appropriate field of study.

5+ years of experience as a software engineer

Fluent with functional, imperative and object-­oriented languages; knowledge of Java, Scala, or Clojure, or JavaScript would be especially useful

Either strong OOP or Functional Programing and modeling skills

4+ years professional experience in professional software systems development

Fluent in JavaScript and PHP

Experience coding, testing and documenting Drupal themes – including all front end functionality and templates – and modules – using contributed modules and developing custom modules as needed

Experience working in an agile environment

Experience building complex web systems that have been successfully delivered to customers

Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project

Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams and management to collect requirements, identify tasks, provide estimates and meet production deadlines

Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems

Experience implementing and consuming large scale web services

Experience developing software utilizing workflow or ESB software

Experience with professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and operations

Know the JVM and the ecosystem of supporting tools inside and out

Eagerness and willingness to learn new technologies

Senior Software Engineer top skills & proficiencies:


Software Design

Software Documentation

Software Testing


Programming Skills

Software Development Fundamentals and Process

Software Requirements

Software Architecture



Communication Skills

Results Oriented

High Energy


Experience Working in an Agile Environment

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