Principal Engineer

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


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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.