DigiFarm Tech Lead

at Safaricom
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted July 31, 2020
Category Computer & IT
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day


DigiFarm Tech Lead

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Digifarm Kenya Limited. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Detailed Description

Reporting to the Senior Manager Business Engagement, the position holder will oversee planning, development, and delivery the DigiFarm Tech Roadmap. Furthermore, the holder of the position is expected to collaborate with leadership teams in the value streams to ensure the timely delivery.

Roles & Responsibilities

Managing the delivery of multiple complex simultaneous development projects from design to delivery
Coach and guide the development team on implementation and adoption of new technologies in the market (fit for future technologies) to improve the efficiency of delivery.


Bachelor’s in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology related subject;

Minimum 5 years + experience in software development in a busy IT environment.

Minimum 2 Years in a leadership role, leading a team of developers, architects, business analysts & Engineers.

Experience in Software Engineering methodologies including Agile, Micro-services architecture.

Experience in building enterprise grade micro-services-based solutions, automated scaling in and out of services and session management and caching servers

Experience in End to End Solutions Delivery

Project Management Experience in Solution Delivery

Skilled in product development, innovation, solutions architecture, technical and business analysis, project management, product lifecycle, product conceptualization, team management and capacity building

Excellent Stakeholder & BRM Skills.

Certifications in TOGAF, Scrum Agile, Cisco, AWS are desirable.

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