Senior Developer Advocate Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Senior Developer Advocate Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Recruitment Kenya

Vacant Position: Senior Developer Advocate, Software Developer Consultant

Location: Nairobi

Position Overview: Our client is seeking to hire a passionate Senior Software Developer Advocate / Consultant to join their team.

As a member of a high-impact team, you will play an important role in the definition and development of web and cloud technologies that make up Autodesk’s new cloud infrastructure.

As an experienced hands-on craftsperson with technology and code, you will be working closely with the engineering team developing the core software building blocks on which current and
future Autodesk products are being built. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about learning new technologies and to promote technologies to Autodesk partners.

You are able to face new technologies and challenges and work in a dynamic and collaborative environment with some very passionate and awesome people. If you’re an innovative and fun team player, who strives to learn and improve, you’ll fit right in.

You will help Autodesk partners imagine and create a better world by contributing to development of the next generation of design products and services that are connected to the cloud and can be
accessed directly from within a browser. Our client is a global organization and you will collaborate with a variety of people and teams from around the world.

Take an active role in writing code samples, work on proof of concept using rapid prototyping principles and present technology in various events. Produce high quality readable code, covered with tests, and participate in code reviews. Continuously learn and improve your coding and design skills.

Responsibilities

  • Implement prototypes and software components
  • Develop technical content for the developer community including sample code, blog articles and whitepapers
  • Write extensive sample code that demonstrates API usage and best practice
  • Provide technical (API programming) advice to the community on various channels such as StackOverflow
  • Help resolve technical issues including communicating the functions of a particular API, assisting with the software code and programming-related API questions
  • Use knowledge of Autodesk product APIs to assist partners with their business objectives of providing value-added software for their customers. Assist with their software design by providing them with technical information on Autodesk APIs and technologies
  • Assist with technical marketing activities including presentations and event participation
  • Work with internal product development engineering teams worldwide to help resolve customer and developer issues. Act as a liaison between engineering and the developer community by
    helping to evaluate and influence new API releases to help meet the needs of the community
  • Work on state-of-the-art technology to bring 3D content creation applications to the browser
  • Work as an integral member of a high-performance team making an important individual contribution
  • Estimate effort and schedule for projects, adhering to quality standards and continuously adapting to change of requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 5 years of experience in an OOP environment
  • The ability to implement efficient and maintainable code.
  • A constant desire to improve, learn more and take things to the next level
  • Ability to operate effectively and independently in a dynamic, fluid environment
  • Detail oriented and passionate about building software and technology
  • Fluent in English and French. Written and verbal English skills are extremely important
  • Ability to be patient and communicate across cultures
  • Enjoy interacting with people – including one-on-one conversations and presenting to audiences at conferences
  • Expert in web application development, REST and JavaScript

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Git or equivalent revision control systems
  • Knowledge about web development related technology (Node.js or .NET or Java)
  • Experience with typical web frameworks (React or Angular2 or Vue.js)
  • Experience with typical cloud infrastructure (AWS or Azure)
  • Theoretical knowledge about reactive and functional programming
  • A background in computer graphics with both theoretical and practical expertise. Comfortable and effective working in new areas that require experimentation and rapid problem solving
  • Hands-on experience with security best practice
  • Practical experience with testing of user interfaces

How to Apply

To apply, send your CV only to applications@flexi-personnel.com before 30th May 2021.

Clearly indicate the exact position (Senior Developer Advocate, Software Developer Consultant) applied for and your minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement.

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