Jumia is aleading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, JumiaLogistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers andsellers to connect and transact.
Jumia Logistics enables the delivery ofmillions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPayfacilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia's ecosystem.
Withover 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believesthat e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and payfor millions of products at the best prices wherever they live.
E-commerce isalso creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for anew generation to thrive.
With over5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by toptalented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and isbacked by very high-profile shareholders.
Jumia is committed to creatingsustainable impact in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrantand booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a newgeneration.
Main Responsibilities :
Managing database engines for several applications minimizing downtimes and configuring and updating them for fast query responses - focus on high-availability and performance;
Constant aim for quality, scalability, security and architecture good practices, keeping compliance in check;
Ultimately improving the full delivery pipeline to get faster time to market, lower failure rate of new releases, shortened lead time between fixes, and faster mean time to recovery;
Be willful to help peers, being part of a collaborative environment for development, testing, and automating tasks;
Produce documentation for database policies, disaster recovery plans, procedures and standards and enforce them within the team
Well versed in relational databases like Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle;
Solid knowledge with T-SQL programming and performance tuning (Execution Plans, Indexes, Query refactoring);
Experience with sharding and partitioning, indexing, replication, backup techniques and overall database modelling and design;
Interest in large-scale highly available systems;
Fluent in English.
Personal Skills :
Eager to work in team environment and share knowledge
Likes problem analysis and solving
Enthusiast and an interested in technologies and innovation
Solution oriented and proactive attitude, in parallel with Get Things Done mindset
Academic & trades qualifications
Academic background in IT or equivalent;
Proficiency in English;
2 year of experience;
We offer :
Space to use and experiment new technologies on a robust tech environment;
A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment;
The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world;
An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures;