Senior Software Engineer

Ajua is Africa's first Integrated Customer Experience company for businesses on the continent. We exist to bridge the gap between businesses and their customers. We specialize in capturing and organizing customer experiences to uncover insights through online and offline quantitative CX solutions

Ajua’s technology integrates with businesses at the points that matter most to their customers to measure and optimize their customer experience. The innovative plug-and-play platform has enabled leading brands of various sizes and industries on the continent to create actionable strategies that drive business growth.


The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing technical support to Ajua clients. This role will require a deep understanding of Ajua’s technology stack, product delivery and deployment models, system and customer configurations and the operations and support model of the deployed products. Ajua’s technology stack currently includes (but is not limited to) AWS,  React.js, Postgres, Java,  Message Queues, Docker, and Git

  • Design, implement, and deploy web-based front-end applications and back-end services

  • Lead the delivery of software projects in a team-based environment 

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with business users, product managers, project managers, and other engineers to define, design, scope, and ship new features using elegant solutions.

  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.

  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices.

  • Help others to improve the quality of their work through regular design and code reviews

  • Deliver new features to production environments and support them in operation

  • Participate in building the engineering culture at Ajua

What you will bring to Ajua

  • At least four years experience developing applications at enterprise scale using the front and back end technologies in our stack

  • Ability to translate user experience design (mockups, wireframes, and user journeys) into code using CSS and scripting frameworks 

  • Ability to develop robust and scalable backend services defined by RESTful APIs in Java

  • Familiarity with Cloud/ SaaS architectures and how to build secure and maintainable services

  • Strong understanding of unit testing, design patterns, and usage of tools like profilers

  • Experience with source control and continuous integration tools (We use GIT)

  • Worked in an Agile multi-functional team 

  • Thrive in an environment that requires you to partner with multiple cross-functional teams as stakeholders/customers

  • Great oral and written communication skills


How to Apply

To apply, send your CV to

Nairobi, KE