Backend Developer
Job Type Full Time
Qualification BA/BSc/HND
Location Nairobi
Job Field ICT / Computer
Job description

Triggerise is looking for someone bright & enthusiastic, with a healthy interest in modern software technology, to join one of our development teams as a back-end developer. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that follows Scrum practices to deliver the best possible products to our markets.


within this team and as a back-end developer at Triggerise would be maintaining and developing features in our platform – Movercado.


Experience with Scala, Ruby or both;
Experience with Object Oriented and Functional Programming;
Experience with Agile Development Methodologies;
Experience with Relational Databases technologies;
Experience with RESTFul APIs;
Experience with Git versioning system;
Knowledge of Software Design Patterns and good practices;
Good teamwork and communication skills;
Pragmatic approach to problem solving;
Fluency in English;
Knowledge of Git versioning system is a plus;
Knowledge of continuous integration technologies is a plus;
Knowledge of AWS infrastructures is a plus;
Knowledge of orchestration tools for DevOps is a plus (SaltStack).
To be of adventurous spirits;
To be open to explore, travel and interact with people from all over the world;
To be loud and big-mouthed at times when you have a strong opinion about something;
To feel confident enough to proactively grasp problems/challenges/opportunities when you encounter them;
To be critical about what we do and how we do it;
To have a healthy drive to improve Triggerise as best as you can;
To have ambition to help your team grow and to grow personally.

The Rewards

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer a competitive salary among other nice perks like:

Flexible and encouraged growth options (seniority, additional team(s), role, etc);
Annual conference/workshop to pick and attend;
Not a limited set of holidays, if you can make it work with your team you’re good to go;
Opportunities to travel (and not only to the most straightforward places!);
An environment to help shape as we grow, to leave your mark on how we do things;
A contemporary working environment where we trust in people taking their responsibilities over policies, protocols and management structures.


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About Triggerise

Triggerise is a non-profit that motivates users – primarily young women and adolescent girls – to make positive choices. We use nudges like reminders, discounts, in person and digital follow-ups, and reward points to encourage our users to access and use healthy products and services. We also support them in becoming entrepreneurs and adding value to their economies.