Ilara Health – Senior Full Stack Software Engineer.

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Description of role

We’re all super passionate about the work we do, and are looking for people with a drive to make real change in the world! What will you be working on?We’re looking for a well-rounded Senior Full Stack Software Engineer to work on all of the components of our stack – we have tons of work to do on our React front end, Kotlin/Spring healthcare modules, Node.js messaging platform. To succeed in this role, you should be just as comfortable building beautiful front-end interfaces as you are driving back-end development. We’re early stage, and flexible, so our approach is to have you work on what makes you the most excited! You’ll be joining a small engineering team and be responsible for driving development of industry leading products and services. As we grow, you’ll help build a dynamic and interesting engineering culture and assist in hiring a world-class team. You’ll be working on software that has a real impact on the health outcomes of the people we serve, and play an instrumental role in helping Ilara achieve its goal of improving patient care across East Africa

  • Help build and ship industry-leading healthcare products

  • Build beautiful user interfaces and user experiences on the front end, and efficient, scalable backend solutions

  • Be a Javascript wizard and lead development on Node.js and React

  • Work with other senior engineers to develop product technical and visual design

  • Contribute towards developing Ilara’s product road map and vision

  • Assist with front-end UI and UX design

  • Help make high-level technical decisions about Ilara’s tech stack, infrastructure requirements and internal coding workflow process

  • Assist with hiring med-level and junior engineers

  • Assist with back end development in Kotlin/Spring and/or Express and Node.js

  • Assist with dev-ops where necessary

  • Be a coding chameleon! Ilara is a super young company, and we’ll need help with a wide range of engineering tasks.

  • Write clean code and effective documentation

About you

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering Computer Engineering, Math or other technical degree. Equivalent professional experience is also sufficient

  • 5+ years of experience in technical role

  • 2+ years of experience working with React, Node, Express or equivalent Javascript framework

  • 1+ years working on front-end web development using a modern javascript framework

  • Experience developing and shipping production-level software

  • Proven ability to build simple, beautiful front-end interfaces

  • Experience building and designing secure, robust and efficient back-end applications

  • Some experience building front end and/or back end systems in a JavaScript stack

  • Ability to pick up new languages, frameworks and system easily

  • Some managerial experience a plus

  • Experience building software systems for healthcare a plus

  • Some dev-ops experience a plus

  • You have entrepreneurial drive, creativity, are resourceful and have a sense of humour

  • You get energy from working with a mission-driven team who are passionate about improving healthcare in Kenya

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