Fullstack Web Applications Developer

Nairobi, Kenya Full-time

Fullstack Web Applications Developer


OkHi is looking for the best fullstack developer in Kenya to develop APIs, web applications and support customer integrations.


You will join our world class team and be responsible for launching OkHi to 100s of businesses and millions of consumers across Kenya and other emerging markets. If you are motivated by using your development skills to solve a global problem and have a huge impact on the world, then we would love to hear from you.


Primary Roles & Responsibilities

  • Help define, build and integrate APIs to serve OkHi’s business customers
  • Support these customers with implementation and timely technical support
  • Develop fullstack applications (web frontend, apis, backend) which are connected via asynchronous data messaging networks.
  • Participate in all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) including definition, design, implementation, data tracking, testing, delivery and support


Technical skills

  • Minimum 3 years web development experience building quality web applications
  • Minimum 3 years experience architecting and building ExpressJS / NodeJS applications
  • Build reusable, clean code with performance and simplicity in mind
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Knowledge of security standards and techniques for web applications
  • Experience with asynchronous events and requests
  • Proficiency with any one of AngularJS, Polymer, ReactJS is an asset
  • Experience with MongoDB is an asset


Collaboration skills

  • Energised by working with and supporting developers from other companies
  • Extremely motivated to receive and provide feedback
  • Experience in collaborating in small, fast-moving product teams
  • Excited by tight deadlines and a fast-moving startup environment
  • Experience with Slack / Asana are a plus
  • Working in an Agile / Scrum environment is a plus



We’re a Nairobi based startup that’s on a mission to enable the 4 billion people without a physical address to, “be included”. We are building the next generation of an address system in order to increase commerce through better logistics, save lives through improved emergency services and grow access to finance through a better identity system.


We are a 10 person team with seed investment from amazing investors in Silicon Valley, London, Canada and Kenya.

At OkHi

As one of the first employees at OkHi you’ll be in control of your own destiny, as well as being an instrumental influence on our culture. We work hard and play nicely to ensure our daily environment is a happy, inclusive, and collaborative place. We take lunch very seriously – it’s the only thing we’re not lean about! Freshly cooked healthy food and the shared experience of eating together is really important to us.


We offer competitive salary, generous share options and an excellent benefits package including medical coverage and new computer hardware.


We’re flexible about work hours, holidays and enjoy explaining the origins of our kooky name.

Apply for this opening at http://okhi.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0ff9g?apply=true