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Software Developer

MAGERWA Ltd would like to recruit qualified and experienced Software Developer              

1.    About MAGERWA ltd.

Magerwa Ltd is a logistics company in Rwanda, offering storage facilities and equipment rental services. Magerwa also operates as a public bonded warehouse experienced in managing assorted varieties of cargo, Land freight, Air Freight, Transit goods, among others. Besides providing services of its core business, Magerwa as a corporate citizen has always given back to communities in areas where we operate from. We embrace the responsibility of giving back to communities that have equally played a key role in our company growth. Magerwa Ltd is a subsidiary of Portek International.

2.    Targeted candidates 

We are looking for a software developer to join our software development team as it grows. We want someone who is comfortable of asking “why?”. The ideal candidate is a divergent thinker who understands technology best practices and has experience with multiple coding languages.  He or she must be a team player, possessing strong analytical as well as technical skills, capable to communicate the logic behind technical decisions to non-tech stakeholders. He or she must be comfortable working in an agile environment and can “take the wheel” when necessary.

3.    Responsibilities

  • Analyze the software requirements: i.e., reviewing the existing processes and existing outcome, Identify the gaps and desired outcome; Document the gaps and means tofill up the gaps.
  • Develop projects plans and Manage deliverables according to the plans
  • Work closely with user departments for the UI/UX design, and Contribute to the overall architecture of the solution
  • Create innovative, scalable, fault-tolerant software solutions to address the operations needs
  • Expand existing software to meet the needs of the changing business landscape
  • Ensure that developed software adherer to the technical and quality standards
  • Support the users and contribute to smooth-running of the information systems

4.    Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business information technology or Software development.
  • 3+ years’ software development or programming experience
  • High technical proficiency in at least:
  • One major web or mobile front-end technology (Angular, React, Vue.js)
  • An in-depth understanding of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, and API's.
  • One major back-end language (.Net C#, PHP, Java)
  • One major Relation Database Management system (Oracle, SQL Server)
  • A thorough understanding of computer architecture, operating systems, and data structures
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration, and scaling an application to support load changes
  • A strong understanding of web UI design, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions, and standards
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines.

5.    How to apply:

Willing applicants can send their CVs and application letters addressed to CEO of Magerwa ltd, at the e-mail: not later than 26 /04/2021.

Kigali, 31st March 2021



Chief Executive Officer