Web Engineer - Jumia One


Engineering | Cairo, EG

Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers

Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.

With over 3,000 employees in 14 countries spanning across 6 African regions, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. We are looking for talented people with a passion for Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey!

Main Responsibilities:

  • Be part of an agile team that develops smart solutions on a service-oriented architecture using state-of-the-art technologies

  • Work closely with a multidisciplinary team (Backend developers, DevOps, QA engineers, Product Owners) oriented to continuous delivery

  • Take ownership for your code to be qualitatively high and you will support your colleagues in code reviews

  • Follow guidelines and processes widely shared among the whole group, in terms of software factory (Tools and practices) 


  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in web development with OOP languages

  • knowledge in NodeJS and other frameworks: e.g. Symfony, Express

  • Experience with web services (REST/SOAP) and API integrations 

  • Proficiency with MySQL, NoSQL

  • Experience in web server-side and client-side technologies

  • Clear understanding of the Internet Protocol Suite

  • Experience in version control technologies

  • Awareness of performance and security topics on web development

  • Fluent in English

  • To have or an irresistible desire to learn: Devops skills (IT automation, coding/scripting, terraform, ansible and other devops tools)   

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment

  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world

  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures