FULL STACK DEVELOPER at Private Equity Support

Information Technology (IT) and Computer Science
  • Information Technology (IT) and Computer Science
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Private Equity Support

FULL STACK DEVELOPER – Join Our Digitalization Team at Private Equity Support


Welcome to Private Equity Support (PES), a women-founded and led Enterprise Support Advisory firm based in Nairobi, Kenya. PES specializes in facilitating early-stage financing for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across sub-Saharan Africa. We’re on a mission to drive digitalization initiatives, and we’re seeking a talented Full Stack Developer to join our team.

Job Summary:

As a Full Stack Developer at PES, you’ll play a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining high-performance web applications. Reporting to the Managing Partner, you’ll collaborate with our team to enhance our digital capabilities and support our clients’ growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable web applications using Node.js, Python, and related frameworks.
  • Create and manage robust APIs following RESTful principles.
  • Ensure well-documented and quality code for digitalization projects.
  • Collaborate with front-end developers to integrate back-end components seamlessly.
  • Implement secure and efficient database solutions, such as MongoDB and PostgreSQL.
  • Write unit and integration tests to ensure application stability.
  • Troubleshoot and debug complex technical issues.
  • Stay updated with the latest technologies and trends in Python and Node.js.

Role Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. 4+ years of Full Stack Developer experience with a focus on Node.js.
  3. Proficiency in JavaScript (ES6+), Python, and Node.js.
  4. Experience with front-end frameworks like React, Angular, or Vue.js is advantageous.
  5. Familiarity with relational and non-relational databases.
  6. Strong understanding of RESTful APIs and web development principles.
  7. Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills.
  8. Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  9. Proficiency in French is a distinct advantage.

Bonus Points:

  1. Experience with cloud platforms like AWS, GCP, or Azure.
  2. Familiarity with DevOps methodologies and tools.
  3. Knowledge of containerization technologies such as Docker or Kubernetes.

Application Process:

To apply, click here before Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024 (Midnight GMT +3). For any inquiries, please email info@privateequity-support.com. Please ensure all communication is conducted in English.

Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant for Full Stack Developer:

  1. Showcase your expertise: Highlight your experience in developing scalable web applications, particularly in Node.js.
  2. Demonstrate problem-solving skills: Provide examples of how you’ve tackled complex technical challenges and resolved them effectively.
  3. Emphasize collaboration: Illustrate your ability to work seamlessly with cross-functional teams, essential for integrating back-end and front-end components.
  4. Stay updated: Demonstrate your commitment to continuous learning by mentioning courses, certifications, or industry events you’ve participated in.
  5. Highlight language proficiency: If you’re fluent in French, emphasize this skill as it’s an added advantage for our diverse team and clientele.
  6. Discuss relevant technologies: If you have experience with cloud platforms, DevOps, or containerization, elaborate on how you’ve applied these skills in previous projects.
  7. Tailor your application: Customize your resume and cover letter to align with the specific requirements and preferences outlined in the job description.
  8. Provide a portfolio: If possible, include links to your previous projects or GitHub repositories to showcase your coding abilities and project management skills.
  9. Prepare for interviews: Research our company and be ready to discuss how your expertise aligns with our digitalization goals and values.
  10. Follow up: After applying, follow up with a polite email expressing your continued interest in the position and thanking the hiring team for considering your application.


[Your Name]

[Your Address]

[City, State, Zip Code]

[Your Email Address]

[Your Phone Number]


[Hiring Manager’s Name]

Private Equity Support

[Nairobi Address]

[Nairobi, Kenya]

Dear [Hiring Manager’s Name],

I am writing to express my interest in the Full Stack Developer position at Private Equity Support, as advertised. With a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and over six years of hands-on experience in Node.js development, I am confident in my ability to contribute effectively to your digitalization initiatives.

In my previous role at [Previous Company], I led a team in developing a scalable web application using Node.js and MongoDB, resulting in a 30% increase in user engagement within six months. My proficiency in JavaScript, Python, and RESTful APIs, coupled with my strong problem-solving skills, has enabled me to tackle complex technical challenges and deliver innovative solutions.

I am particularly drawn to Private Equity Support’s commitment to driving early-stage financing for SMEs across sub-Saharan Africa. I am excited about the opportunity to leverage my skills and expertise to support your mission and contribute to the growth of both the company and its clients.

Thank you for considering my application. I am eager to discuss how my background, skills, and passion for digitalization align with the needs of your team. Please find my resume attached for your review. I look forward to the possibility of contributing to the success of Private Equity Support.

Warm regards,

[Your Name]




Closing Note: We wish you the best of luck in your application process. Private Equity Support is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and we do not charge any application or recruitment fees, reflecting our dedication to fair and equal opportunities for all candidates. Join us in our journey to become a leading development partner in sub-Saharan Africa.

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