Ready to boldly explore new frontiers in health tech for Africa? We are looking for an
experienced full-stack developer to join our growing team. Baobab Circle is a
multidisciplinary team who are passionate about using tech to save lives by delivering
healthcare into the hands of individuals. We are headquartered in London with operations in
East Africa on a mission to use mobile technology to transform health in the same way it has
revolutionized financial services with mobile banking.
Baobab Circle is developing a consumer-centric mobile app to inform and track the health
outcomes of people with long term illnesses like diabetes and hypertension. We will be
delivering context driven content in multiple languages. The platform will also collect and
analyse data on vital signs such as blood glucose, blood pressure, activity etc. Our aim is to
create a positive feedback loop where our user receives personalized information about
their health condition, alerts when they should seek urgent medical help as well as extra
help where needed.
We are currently seeking a Full Stack Developer to join our R&D team. You will help us
build a fully functional content management system. Due to rapid growth and the need for a
fully functioning CMS, you must be an excellent Nodejs developer and able to work
new product development, maintaining our current software, and bring complex problem
solving skills to develop market ready software.
application platform so that the end-user application can consume the data. The CMS
platform (should it be capable of outputting JSON data in the format the application
requires) will need to "push" the data to application for validation and publishing. The
integration effort must be a combined exercise between the CMS platform and the product
development (and support) engine that our software development team is providing.
Typical day snapshot
Working closely with development teams in the UK, Germany, Kenya and the USA to
design, develop and test new features for our existing application
Design and maintenance of our CMS and application software
Provide support for scoping and key project estimates
Develop test cases to be executed during development
Stay current on modern software development best practices, emerging
technologies, and design patterns
What we need from you
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical or business
2+ years full software development lifecycle
Core Nodejs development skills
or other Model–view view model (MVVM) frameworks)
Agile development (Scrum, XP, or Pair Programming) experience
Full Stack Developer Position
Experience with cloud application development (Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud
Platform, or Amazon Web Services)
Continuous Integration/Deployment - DevOps mindset
Experience with Open Source Frameworks such as log4net or Swagger
Test-Driven Development (TDD) / Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) (Moq,
Passion for high quality work and attention to detail
Expressed interest in social impact projects, Sub Saharan Africa, emerging market
healthcare or health tech a bonus
We are looking for an experienced full-stack web developer to help us scale to become a
world-leading health platform. Outstanding coding skills, a strong sense of ownership and an
eye for detail are essential.
If you’re searching for faster paced challenges, this could be the role for you. Everything you
build will have a huge impact and solve real problems for thousands of customers. Within
our small agile team, there is scope for you to have creative input on everything we build.
Proven full-stack web development experience
Sharp problem solving and analytical skills
Sense of ownership and pride in everything you build
Desirable: React, MongoDB, SQL, Java
Knowledgeable with algorithms, data structures and design patterns
Desirable: Experience leading small teams
Great communication skills - solid written communication essential
Desirable: Experience in scaling up web services and/or micro-services
Location: We are based in central London; near Old Street and Moorgate stations. The
location of our ideal candidate can be flexible.
Salary: £30-50k dependent on relevant experience and breadth of cross-disciplinary skills.
Generous bonus scheme and equity.
Hours: Flexible. 30 days holiday + bank holidays.
Applications should include:
GitHub handle and/or links to previous work
Interested applicants should write to Info@BaobabCircle.com with the subject heading “Full
Stack Developer Application”