Senior Java Software Engineer


Jumia is the leading e-commerce company in Africa, operating in 11 countries. They believe technology can transform everyday life on the continent for the better. Listed on the NYSE, Jumia connects sellers with consumers through its marketplace, logistics service, and payment solution JumiaPay. The company offers a wide range of products across categories like electronics, home appliances, fashion, and beauty.

Job Description:

Jumia is hiring a Java Developer to be part of an agile team developing e-commerce, smart logistics, and payment solutions. This role will work on integrating a service-oriented architecture using the latest technologies and software development practices. The Java Developer will own their services end-to-end and ensure high code quality through code reviews.

Key Responsibilities:

  • – Develop e-commerce, logistics, and payment solutions in an agile team
  • – Integrate service-oriented architecture using modern tech and practices
  • – Own services end-to-end and ensure high code quality
  • – Participate in code reviews to support colleagues
  • – Change the internet landscape in Africa and the world, one line of code at a time


  • – Minimum 3 years of experience
  • – Experience with Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
  • – Proficient in Java development (ideally Spring Boot framework)
  • – Skilled in building testable code, unit tests, and integration tests
  • – Knowledge of software design and architecture patterns
  • – Familiarity with SQL and relational databases
  • – Fluency in English

Jumia offers a unique entrepreneurial yet structured environment to impact building the African e-commerce sector. You’ll join a highly professional and dynamic team with unparalleled personal and career growth as their goal is to train the next generation of leaders.

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