Konga Nigeria Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Konga is a leading player in the Nigerian ecommerce space, with over a thousand (1000) employees across the country, over 30 offline retail stores and many growing business subsidiaries such as KongaPay, Konga Travels and Tours, Konga Express etc.

We are recruiting to fill the positions of:

  1. Job Title: Senior Backend Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Type: Full Time
Job Category: Mid Officer Level
Reports to: Head, Technology

Job Profile
We are searching for a talented and smart individual with a passion for the Ecommerce and Logistics space to function in the capacity of a Senior Backend Engineer.

Responsibilities
The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions
  • Participate in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding and debugging
  • Write clean code to develop functional web applications
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Perform UI tests to optimize performance
  • Manage cutting-edge technologies to improve legacy applications
  • Collaborate with Front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server side logic
  • Gather and address technical and design requirements
  • Provide training and support to internal teams
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Liaise with developers, designers and system administrators to identify new features
  • Follow emerging technologies

Professional Skills & Qualifications Required

  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Proven work experience as a Back-end developer
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Hands on experience with programming languages like Java, Ruby, PHP and Python
  • Working knowledge of CMS framework
  • Familiarity with front-end languages (e.g. HTML, JavaScript and CSS)
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors such as LESS and SASS
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance {{Depending on a specific project}}
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Setup and administration of backups
  • Outputting data in different formats
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GIT
  • Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles
  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment

Why Work with Konga?

  • A unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced, structured and technologically driven environment
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team growing the ecommerce space in Nigeria
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our fast-growing businesses.

2) Job Title: Senior Software Engineer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Type: Full Time
Job Category: Mid Officer Level
Reports to: Head, Technology

Job Profile

  • We are searching for a talented and smart individual with a passion for the Ecommerce and Logistics space to function in the capacity of Senior Software Engineer.
  • The ideal candidate should be able toprovide support in the development, implementation and assurance of strategies across the enterprise.
  • Design, develop and install software solutions.
  • Developing and directing software system validation and testing methods, as well as directing software programming initiatives.
  • Communicating project statuses and proposals.
  • Defining system functionality and writing code in various languages, like Java, Ruby on Rails or .NET programming languages (e.g. C++ or JScript.NET.)
  • Build high quality, innovative and fully performing software that complies with coding standards and technical design.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Developing and directing software system validation and testing methods.
  • Directing our software programming initiatives
  • Overseeing the development of documentation.
  • Working closely with clients and cross-functional departments to communicate project statuses and proposals.
  • Analyzing data to effectively coordinate the installation of new systems or the modification of existing systems.
  • Managing the software development lifecycle.
  • Monitoring system performance.
  • Communicating key project data to team members and building cohesion among teams.
  • Developing and executing project plans.
  • Applying mathematics and statistics to problem-solving initiatives.
  • Applying best practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Creating innovative solutions to meet our company’s technical needs.
  • Testing new software and fixing bugs.
  • Shaping the future of our systems.

Professional Skills & Qualifications Required

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or another related field.
  • Five to seven years of software engineering or software development experience, preferably in a related field.
  • Hands-on programming experience using relevant languages.
  • Experience using relevant tool suites.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Experience managing the software development lifecycle.
  • The ability to prioritize activities and deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Experience working with clients and business partners.
  • A comprehensive understanding of computer science concepts.
  • Excellent coding skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of agile methodologies.
  • Strong team building skills.
  • Proven work experience as a Software Engineer or Software Developer
  • Experience designing interactive applications
  • Ability to develop software in Java, Ruby on Rails, C++ or other programming languages
  • Excellent knowledge of relational databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate)
  • Experience developing web applications using at least one popular web framework (JSF, Wicket, GWT, Spring MVC)
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Proficiency in software engineering tools
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications

Why work with Konga?

  • A unique opportunity to work in a fast paced, structured and technologically driven environment
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team growing the ecommerce space in Nigeria
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our fast growing businesses.

3) Job Title: Software Tester

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Type: Full Time
Job Category: Mid Officer Level
Reports to: Head, Technology

Job Profile

  • We are searching for a talented and smart individual with a passion for the Ecommerce and Logistics space to function in the capacity of Software Tester.
  • The ideal candidate should be able to provide support in the development, implementation and assurance of strategies across the enterprise, assess software quality through manual and automated testing, finding and reporting bugs and glitches, ensure that all products, applications and systems work correctly.

Professional Skills & Qualifications Required

  • B.Sc / BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • Proven experience as a Quality Assurance Tester or similar role
  • Experience in project management and QA methodology
  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks and regression testing is a plus
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors
  • Working knowledge of test management software (e.g. qTest, Zephyr) and SQL
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong organizational skills

The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Review and analyze system specifications
  • Collaborate with QA Engineers to develop effective strategies and test plans
  • Execute test cases (manual or automated) and analyze results
  • Evaluate product code according to specifications
  • Create logs to document testing phases and defects
  • Report bugs and errors to development teams
  • Help troubleshoot issues
  • Conduct post-release/ post-implementation testing
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle

Why Work with Konga?

  • A unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced, structured and technologically driven environment
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team growing the ecommerce space in Nigeria
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our fast growing businesses.

Application Closing Date
10th August, 2020.

Method of Application for position 1 to 3
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: gabriel.elachi@konga.com using “Job Title” as the subject of the mail on or before the above closing date.

Note: All CV should be in word doc and/or pdf formats

4) Job Title: Retail Store Officer

Locations: Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt-Rivers, Owerri-Imo, Enugu, Uyo-Akwa Ibom, Warri & Asaba – Delta, Ibadan-Oyo, Kano, Onitsha-Anambra etc)
Job Category: Junior Level

Role Responsibilities

  • Meet, greet and welcome customers to the store.
  • Understand and promote company programs/campaign.
  • Taking customer complaints and enquiries.
  • Making sure the products are well displayed, dusted and arranged on the sales floor.
  • Product tagging
  • Drive offline-to-online sales, Konga pay, Konga travels and tours sales streams at the stores
  • Negotiating new business with existing and prospective customers.
  • Have very good knowledge of products at the store.
  • Meeting and exceeding customer’s expectations.
  • Implement various sales schemes such as the buy now-pay-later scheme.
  • Answering customer’s inquiries about credit terms, products, prices and availability.
  • Feedback on new products and price changes.
  • Closing deals.

Requirements

  • Only candidates with OND, NCE, or O-Level (SSCE, NECO, GCE) should apply.
  • For all O-Level applicants, credit in English and Math’s is compulsory.
  • Candidate must be brilliant, smart and personable
  • Good command of English language (spoken and written)
  • Sales driven with hunger to meet customer needs at all times
  • Previous experience in a related role would be an added advantage but not a must.

 Why work with Konga?

  • A unique opportunity to work in a fast paced, structured and technologically driven environment
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team growing the ecommerce space in Nigeria
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our strategy is to conduct an intensive training for all selected candidates for a minimum of 2 weeks.
  • Successful candidates will also be paid some stipend during the training period.

Application Closing Date
10th August, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should apply by forwarding their updated word doc CV to: kngcareers@gmail.com using the “Retail Store Officers” and preferred location as the subject of the mail.

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