Golang Developer


Autonomy interpreting business/technical requirements, designing, implementing and testing high-quality solutions
Work in a team-based development environment with modular code base, peer reviews and pull requests, with disciplined use of source code control and documentation
Constant aim for quality, scalability, performance, and architecture keeping good practices, security, and compliance in check
Be part of a fast and agile development process
Contribute actively and proactively to optimize applications, processes, and methodologies
Be willful to help peers, being part of a collaborative environment for development, testing, and automation tasks


Strong working experience (+3 years) and knowledge with Golang
Experience with Golang Web Frameworks (e.g. Gin Gonic, Rebel)
Clear understanding of OOP, Design Patterns and anti-patterns, SOLID principles
Working experience with relational databases (e.g. MySQL)
Experienced with testing layers (unit, integration and functional testing) and version control technologies (e.g. GIT)
Understanding of Queuing systems (e.g. SQS, RabbitMQ)


Personal Skills:

Eager to work in team environment and share knowledge
Likes problem analysis and solving
Enthusiast and an interested in technologies and innovation
Solution oriented and proactive attitude, in parallel with “Get Things Done” mindset

The following skills are not required but will make your profile stand out.

Experience with other languages like PHP and JS
Prior experience with of the following technologies: Apache Kafka, Couchbase, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Redis
Experience with microservices oriented architecture
Familiar with SCRUM methodology

Academic & trades qualifications

Academic background in IT or equivalent
Knowledge in algorithms and distributed systems
Proficiency in English
3 year of experience


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About Jumia

JUMIA is an e-commerce startup with an aim to mimic Amazon’s success by delivering a wide range of items, from toys to generators across the African continent. Shortly after the startup of the business in Nigeria, JUMIA launched warehouses in four other growing countries which include: Egypt, Morocco, Kenya and Cote d'Ivoire.