Taz Technologies Ltd

Junior Software Developer


Job Summary

As a Junior Software Developer you will work with a team of mid-level and senior engineers to develop, test, and maintain software applications and programs

  • Minimum Qualification: Unspecified
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description


  1. Execute full lifecycle software development 
  2. Design and develop new software applications. 
  3. Write well designed, testable, efficient code. 
  4. Understanding and supporting existing systems. 
  5. Tailor and deploy software tools, processes and metrics. 
  6. Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility. 
  7. Integrate software components into a fully functional software system. 
  8. Present and implement developed software applications at client sites. 
  9. Contribute actively to innovations of new products and improvement of existing systems. 


  • Proven work experience in software engineering for at least 1 year 
  • Mastery in software engineering tools. 
  • Proficient in Mysql. Oracle, Postgres, Redis and any other database related will be an added advantage.  
  • Proficient in at least one scripting language (PhP, Perl, ASP.net etc) and atleast two web services (SOAP, RESTFUL, XML-RPC etc). 
  • Well Conversant with at least one object oriented programming language (C#, Java, C++ etc), UNIX operating system and with MVC architecture
  • Experienced in using code version technologies eg Git, SVN etc, writing test cases, Scrum/Agile software development methodologies
  • Excellent debugging and problem solving skills, staying up to date with the latest trends and are excited to learn new languages, tools, and best practices. 
  • Advanced system administration skills (including networking). 
  • Comfortable in working on a linux based environment. 
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications and well versed with software development documentation tools. 
  • Familiar with agile methodology.  
  • Conversant with Payments Systems integration (Mobile money and Card systems). 
  • Familiar with VAS services (SMS, shortcodes, MT, MO etc), messaging gateways (eg Kannel).
  • Ability and willingness to learn fast in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Enjoy collaborating, problem-solving, and being part of a team environment
  • The ability to work with a high degree of autonomy and limited supervision  

Beneficial Skills

  • Mobile applications development (Android, IOS or Windows). 
  • CISCO, CCNA certification.
  • Experience with at least one major cloud provider.
  • ML and AI knowledge will be an added benefit.  

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