The ideal time zones to work from would be GMT to GMT+6. Team meetings usually happen between 9:00 and 15:00 GMT.

About this role

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to build up and strengthen the core of our engineering team.

This role focuses on open-source application development in an organization with a global footprint and scale. As a key senior member of the team, you will be expected to demonstrate strong leadership skills and actively contribute to team management. This includes ensuring that team members receive the necessary support to excel in their roles.

We will rely on you to make architectural and implementation decisions, co-lead the work and processes of the engineering team, and contribute to cross-cutting concerns such as information security and DevOps.

You will have the opportunity to partner with all teams at Ushahidi, influence product development, and directly liaise with customers, activists, open-source developers, and users.

You will report directly to our Director of Technology.

Ushahidi believes in setting up each of our roles to shine within and outside the organization. This role can become your platform to effect change in the world, connect with other caring humans, participate in exciting events, and build the next step in your career.

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