Jumia – Principal Engineer

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What you will be doing:

  • Be part of the Jumia Engineering team and play a key role in Jumia’s technology plan
  • ​Be a role model for the Jumia Values 
  • ​Work effectively cross-functionally discussing and identifying new opportunities for projects and features
  • ​Align architectural decisions with and across Engineering teams, ensuring the progress towards the target vision for the Jumia platform
  • ​Arbitrate on technical decisions within your scope
  • ​Directly contribute to systems design and write code to set the example of what technical excellence looks like in Jumia
  • ​Coach engineers in your scope
  • ​Ensure system reliability and compliance
  • ​Find a group of humble and intelligent people ready to make you grow and to grow with you
  • ​Change the Internet landscape in Africa and the World through your team

What we are looking for:

  • 8+ years experience as an individual contributor working with agile methodologies

  • A proactive challenger mindset: if there’s room for improvement, you’ll say it

  • A solver mindset: when there is a will, there is a way

  • A strong business sense. You understand the impact of your work

  • The ability to be autonomous and to own your decisions

  • The ambition to grow the company and within the company

  • Full professional English proficiency

We Offer:

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African e-commerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders