Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact.
Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia's ecosystem.
With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live.
E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.
With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders.
Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.
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;
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
Bonuses (the following skills are not required but will make your profile stand out) :
Windows Server support & troubleshooting, including authentication, networking and failover clustering;
PowerShell, DSC, Visual Studio, SQL Server management tools, PowerBI Desktop / Cloud, Analysis Services (multidimensional and tabular models) and Reporting Services;
Experience with any of the following tools or technologies, Kafka, RabbitMQ, Docker, Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Couchbase / Redis, other RDBMS or NoSQL technologies (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Hadoop, MongoDB, Elastic);
Familiar with SCRUM methodology;
We don’t expect you to be expert in all of these, but would like to hear from you on any you might find relevant from your experience.
Academic & trades qualifications
Academic background in IT or equivalent;
Proficiency in English;
2 year of experience.
A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yetstructured environment
The opportunity to become part of a highlyprofessional and dynamic team working around the world
An unparalleled personal and professionalgrowth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leadersfor our future internet ventures
Pleasesend your CV in English. CV in other languages will not be considered.