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Leads System Developer at Stratostaff

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Job Description


Our client, one of the fintech’s in Kenya that offers a range of finance products is looking for an experienced Lead Systems Developer whose main duties will mainly involve building software, modifying software to fix bugs and improve the software performance. You will also be involved in system testing and also working with the various stakeholders to resolve technical issues.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Writing clean and maintainable code based on specifications.
  • Maintain and improve existing software and fixing bugs.
  • Design and maintain software databases.
  • Design and maintain development environments
  • Test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization
  • Evaluate user feedback and execute the recommended improvements.
  • Provide technical documentation for reference and reporting purposes.
  • Ability to multitask and switch between tasks without loss of efficiency.
  • Review code work for accuracy and functionality.
  • Create and implement design plans and functional and technical specifications
  • Analyzing code segments regularly.
  • Delegating tasks to junior team members.
  • Keeping up to date with industry trends and technology developments.
  • Testing code to acceptable standards


  • Degree in an IT related Field or equivalent of 3 years of experience
  • Minimum of two years of working experience in software development
  • Good knowledge of software development stacks.
  • Good coding skills and practices
  • Good judgment and decision-making capacity.
  • Market Intelligence skills
  • Ability to detect and solve institutional risks especially operational risks – Fraud and non-repayment

Required Attributes

  • Good analytical skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • High integrity, good conduct and with positive attitude towards work, clients and staff.
  • Team player
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Negotiation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Time management skills
  • Self-development skills
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