Published 12 days ago

design swift front-end

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Back-end engineer for curating the structure of server-side information. In this role, you will primarily write server components and APIs to be utilized by front side engineers and UX designers. The day to day consists of implementing reusable code libraries, good APIs, generating data storage solutions, optimizing servers for speed and stability, implementing security structures, and collaborating with the frontend engineers to develop a Clean Code / Clean Architecture experience through excellent Software Design and Software Architecture good practices.

Back End Engineers should possess good knowledge about algorithms, data structures, design patterns and Software Engineering in general. A basic understanding of front-end techs such as React, HTML and CSS is needed for efficiency. Vast knowledge of backend coding in NodeJS platforms is required for candidacy. Well qualified applicants will possess strong communication, organizational and time-management skills.

Responsibilities :

Confidently ship small features and improvements with minimal guidance and support from other team members.

Develop features and improvements to Andela products in a secure, well-tested, and performant way.

Collaborate with Engineering Managers, Backend Engineers, Frontend Engineers, Machine Learning Engineers, DevOps professionals, Product Managers, Designers, to solve common goals and maintain a high bar for quality in a fast-paced, iterative environment

Conduct Code Review within our Code Review Guidelines and ensure your colleagues’ contributions receive a swift response.

Solve technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.

Recognize impediments to our efficiency as a team (β€œtechnical debt”), propose and implement solutions

Translate requirements into Conceptual Designs and Technical Designs


Excellent communication skills

Experience with NodeJs and Javascript. Typescript is a plus.

Experience with database modeling (ERD/ERM) and migrations

Significant experience with API Creation & modeling

Experience with Integration tests

Knowledgeable about Software Design Principles, e.g.: Abstraction, Encapsulation, Decomposition, Generalization, Coupling and Cohesion, Separation of Concerns

Understanding of scaling applications to handle high data traffic

Clean Code / Clean Architecture experience; Design patterns understanding and correct application, e.g.: Singleton, Factory, Adapter, Strategy etc

A basic understanding of front-end tech such as React, HTML5, CSS3 is needed for efficiency




Salary and compensation

No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to Design, Swift, DevOps, CSS, HTML, Typescript, API, Engineer and Backend jobs that are similar:

$60,000 β€” $110,000/year


πŸ’° 401(k)

🌎 Distributed team

⏰ Async

πŸ€“ Vision insurance

🦷 Dental insurance

πŸš‘ Medical insurance

πŸ– Unlimited vacation

πŸ– Paid time off

πŸ“† 4 day workweek

πŸ’° 401k matching

πŸ” Company retreats

🏬 Coworking budget

πŸ“š Learning budget

πŸ’ͺ Free gym membership

🧘 Mental wellness budget

πŸ–₯ Home office budget

πŸ₯§ Pay in crypto

πŸ₯Έ Pseudonymous

πŸ’° Profit sharing

πŸ’° Equity compensation

⬜️ No whiteboard interview

πŸ‘€ No monitoring system

🚫 No politics at work

πŸŽ… We hire old (and young)


Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya