Graduate/Junior Web Developer
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Azuri Technologies Ltd is an award winning company operating in Cambridge and in Sub-Saharan Africa. We develop, manufacture, and deliver a revolutionary Pay-As-You-Go Solar Power Service that transforms the lives of people living off-grid. Currently, over 70,000 off-grid rural households rely on Azuri solar home systems.
Our product and technology solutions extend from solar charging, high-efficiency lighting, low energy appliances and smartphone based field tools, through to end-to-end network solutions, mobile communications and payment processing, backend server infrastructure and cloud-based analytical tools which support delivery of the Pay-As-You-Go service.
With a total market of 600 million in Sub-Saharan Africa, the strategic expansion of our product range beyond lighting and mobile phone charging, coupled with the growth of the business is creating new opportunities within our development team in Cambridge.
The constant evolution of the business means a continuous flow of new ideas, projects and technologies, providing the opportunity to make a full and significant contribution as part of a small close-knit development team at the heart of the Azuri’s business.
Key elements of the role include:
Carry out functional development and testing, from requirements, capture through to validation and release, following defined coding standards and methodologies.
Support delivery of a robust end-to-end network infrastructure and server architecture which supports scaling of the business to in excess of 1M customers and ensures a high level of service availability.
In conjunction with other members of the Azuri team, analyse and define the requirements for supporting Operations, Distribution Management, Logistics, Mobile Payment, Business Management and other needs of the business.
Maintain appropriate support documentation.
Graduate Engineer in Software Engineering
Good understanding of fundamental principles of Object Oriented Programming
Good understanding of relational database concepts
Demonstrate the capability to rapidly grasp the basics of new tools and processes.
Attention to detail and commitment to quality
Strong written and oral communication skills
Java Spring Framework
Stored Procedure Programming in MySQL and MySQL database management
Mercurial Source Control
Debian Linux system use and administration
Understanding of Test Driven Development, the ability to write tests, documentation, and understand the importance of ease of maintenance of programs.
Passionate about keeping up to date with emerging technologies, languages and practices.
Occasional trips to Sub-Saharan Africa may be required.
The successful candidate must be a motivated team player with a demonstrated ability to rise to the challenges in a dynamic and rapidly evolving work environment, tempered with the maturity to create quality products.
This is an excellent opportunity to learn from an experienced team of engineers, who design products and services which have gained international acknowledgement from some of the most recognisable in-industry bodies. The junior developer will be mentored and will learn the best practices for development and release management, as well as contributing to the current and next generation solutions and processes.
For more details about the role or to apply, please send your application to Nelson Santos at email@example.com