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Head of Software Development - Tracom Services Ltd

Date Posted: Sep 06, 2022
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  • Location:
    Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
    First Shift (Day)
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    5 Years
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Sep 30, 2022
  • Days Remaining:

Job Description

  • Serve as the engineering leader and technical expert
  • Work with Business Analysts to provide technical expertise in the required domains
  • Define the technologies to be used in a particular solution
  • Answer questions and resolve issues brought forth by the software development team members
  • Lead the team’s efforts in delivering software applications as expected
  • Assign tasks to the software development team
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Responsible for the operation, development, and improvement of team processes and SOPs necessary to support and accelerate excellent project delivery
  • Work with Project Managers to develop and execute project roadmaps
  • Check and confirm the accuracy of the work performed and the methods used by software development team
  • Foster a collaborative culture of unit/SIT testing, safety, and documentation
  • Create deployment documents
  • Increase the productivity of the team by identifying process gaps, common pain points and scalability issues and develop a plan to address them
  • Design and manage changes to database schema
  • Create users and give rights to databases, code versioning and issue tracking systems
  • Involved in recruitment, induction and training of new staff
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, departmental procedures and ISO 9001:2015
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor and the management from time to time


  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field
  • Five (5) years’ professional software development experience
  • Knowledge of Software Development lifecycle
  • Experience in Java, C/C++, Java Script, HTML, Android development
  • Working experience with Angular, Spring, Cuba frameworks
  • Experience in Database development
  • Knowledge of containerization in application development
  • Ability to work with version control tools such as Git or SVN
  • Expert knowledge in programming languages
  • Leadership and people management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Working knowledge of Elixir

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications to quoting “Head of Software Development- Web Applications” as the subject line. Due to the urgent need to fill the position, shortlisting will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


  • Confidential.

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Company Overview

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Tracom Services Limited is a limited liability company incorporated in Kenya. We have two Research and Development centres, one in Tanzania and another in Kenya. Tracom closely works with our first-class partners based in France – Ingenico, Alios Car... Read More

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