Hela Capital Ltd is looking to hire a like-minded software engineer; who strives for success, thinks
critically, and enjoys building a great product! In this position, you will research, design, build, test,
deploy, and maintain web services, applications, and other backend processes that support Hela Pesa
operations. Your software development skills will be put to the test as you build out services that optimize
the experience of our online users. Working in a tight-knit team environment, you will participate in
design discussions, code reviews, sprint planning, and deployments.


  • Assist in translating business requirements into software designs, implementation schedules, and
    deployment strategies
  • Implement software modules, database schemas, deployment and migration scripts
  • Define new features, ensuring a high performing and scalable user experience
  • Collaborate with peers on technical design, work estimation and feature implementation on data model, business logic, and user interfaces
  • Participate in sprint planning by understanding the effort, risk, and priority of remaining work committed to a software release
  • Perform peer code reviews and collaborate with team to improve overall code quality
  • Contribute ideas for continually improving the team’s productivity, release quality, and job enjoyment


  • 2+ years’ experience in software development (PHP required and Golang or Python is a plus)
  • Experience working with a cloud environment
  • SQL experience, MySQL/Postgres preferred
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and translate complex information to internal
  • Solid grasp of common design patterns and object oriented design
  • Experience working with large transactional datasets and combining transactional data with web and
    mobile data
  • Basic *NIX command-line and scripting skills
  • Experience with test automation and continuous integration, preferred but not required
  • Loves to devise solutions to problems in a collaborative environment
  • Motivated, driven, and works well independently
  • Always researching a better, more efficient way to solve something
  • Looking for the opportunity to join a fast-growing engineering tea

Send applications letter and CV to Shortlisting and interview will be done on a
continuous basis until a suitable candidate is identified.


Analytical skills

Strategic Management skills

Organizational Skills

Customer Service Skills

Communication skills

Team Player

Best company I have ever worked with!

I  have learnt a lot in the last few years I have worked  with Hela Capital.

I have  also grown in many ways including developing my career.

Need I say, that i just  love the commitment  and efficiency of the team in ensuring that we meet  our customers need  when they need it!


                                              Mercy Ngetich

                                              Human Resource and Administration Officer


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