Landmapp Recruitment 2016 - Jobs in Ghana

Landmapp Recruitment 2016

Posted on :

5 Sep, 2016

Category :

Computer Jobs in Ghana

Delivering affordable land rights documentation to rural communities.
Many of the world’s 500 million smallholder families face two interrelated challenges: they hold little, if any, rights to their land and being restricted to the informal sector, they often cannot access technical and financial services to improve their livelihoods.
Landmapp is a mobile platform that provides smallholder farmer families with documentation of their land. We also provide them a profile with which they can access services that are precisely tailored to their circumstances.

Job Description

Job TitleBackend Developer (Python)

Many of the world’s 500 million smallholder families face two interrelated challenges: they hold little, if any, rights to their land and being restricted to the informal sector, they often cannot access technical and financial services to improve their livelihoods.

Landmapp provides affordable land rights documentation for smallholder farmers around the world, currently operating in Ghana and starting up in Indonesia. We do this through a custom built hardware and software package, from field/mobile for data collection to backend systems for verification and GIS software for document creation.

We’re now looking for a full-time developer to join our team in Accra, well versed in Python, who can support our lead developer in developing our platform back-end.

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We’re looking for someone who is passionate about working to empower farmers and their families across the world. You will be part of a small and very fast paced start-up team set on conquering the world.

Required Skills or Experience

The relevant candidate will have experience and skill in the following areas:

  • 3+ years developing with Python
  • Experience maintaining a online production service is mandatory
  • Experience in Agile methodologies, code reviews and unit testing
  • Solid experience of Django framework and templating
  • Experience with Celery framework and its’ components (Rabbitmq, Redis)
  • Intimate knowledge of PostgreSQL, ORM (sqlAlchemy) and database optimisation
  • Experience with PostGIS extension
  • DB replication methodologies (redundancy)
  • Github / Bitbucket for version control
  • Good verbal and written communication in English
  • Experience working in remote teams

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your letter of application, linkedin profile link and two professional references here.
Note: please select the “Backend Developer” job, which is not top of the list.

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