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Chief Technology Officer - DUMA Works, Nairobi, Kenya

at DUMA Works in Kenya   —   Jul 16, 2014   |  
Overview
Perhaps you are inspired and enthusiastic to change the world. WE ARE TOO.

Maybe you are searching for that opportunity of a lifetime. WE HAVE IT.

If you are an intelligent problem-solver with a unique blend of business and technical savvy, the courage to dive into challenging new experiences, and the drive to make products that deliver positive social impact, APPLY TODAY to join our team and help transform the face of hiring in emerging markets.


Hi, nice to meet you…

We are DUMA Works (www.dumaworks.com), a start-up based in Nairobi, Kenya that connects local employers to qualified candidates for their job openings. Job seekers are not only matched based on skills, but also social "referral" network connectivity, screening tests, and post-job ratings to ensure trust and establish accountability. We have matched over 3000 job seeking youth with opportunities, and have over 5000 job seekers in our database from all over Kenya.

We have also received various awards such as mentions in Forbes magazine, Winners of the 2013 Rockefeller Foundation Centennial Innovation Challenge, Winners of the Intel/Ashoka “She Will Innovate” competition, Winners of the Google Innovation Award for Social Equity and Poverty Reduction, and Semifinalists in Echoing Green.
Responsibilities
Contribute to building the vision, architecture, and technology platform
Design, develop, and prioritize features
Improve our testing, tooling, scalability, and security
Recruit, hire and lead the technology team
Help raise capital from investors and donors
We use Python and Django, MySQL, and Rackspace hosting.
Experience
Have worked in a start-up environment and have an entrepreneurial attitude
Have travelled to and/or lived in a developing country
Enjoy writing, creating, or other artistic outlets
Are just generally awesome to hang out with
#swag
Compensation
We’re looking for passionate people who can commit to living in Kenya for 2 – 4 years, lead our team of developers, drive product development, and facilitate strategic partnerships. We are offering a base salary so you can live comfortably in Kenya and equity vested over 4 years.

Think you’ve got something to contribute to our exceptional team? We’d like to hear from you!
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