INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY AT Co-creation Hub– Shyorongi : Back-end Engineer
Kigali – Ruhengeri Rd, Shyorongi, Rwanda
Co-Creation Design Lab is recruiting for a Back-end Engineer for our Design Lab located at Kigali Rwanda.
Design and innovation for Africa by Africa.
We are a research and development lab innovating for social impact. We collaborate with global stakeholders to explore the application of technology to solve Africa’s systemic problems in Public Health, Education, Governance and the Private Sector.
People are at the centre of everything we do. We don’t just design for our users, we design with them. From generating ideas, to testing and prototyping solutions, people are our teammates. We use a human-centred design approach to problem-solving to create value for individuals and communities.
We define design excellence as innovation + social impact. We choose projects based on their potential to create transformational change, especially in the areas of Education, Public Health and Good Governance. At the Design Lab, we apply design-thinking and build innovative products, services and experiences for social good and economic prosperity.
We are looking to hire a Back-end engineer intern, who is eager to solve problems and has the skills and attention to detail to back up their ideas. We move quickly and have a passion for building elegant, scalable solutions. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and support our other engineering team members to share and learn best practices, as well as actively contribute to helping us build technology solutions.
Duties & Responsibilities
Help build simple, fast, resilient, and scalable solutions using back-end (and/or front-end) technologies
Work with other members of our Engineering staff to help design, develop, test, and/or launch our product line
Develop features and functions that ultimately improve the experience of users.
Maintain and expand reporting/analytics capabilities
Vet and test new backend code, as well as fixes
Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders daily, in real time.
Open and able to give + receive positive + constructive feedback
Learn from different team members about the various systems and projects they work on.
Required Education & Experience
Current student or just recently graduated in Computer Science or related
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Solid knowledge of database structures and algorithms
Experience or aptitude for implementing scalable software
Passionate about programming
Optimistic about facing challenges and converting to success/milestones
Accepting of shifting priorities
Willing to learn
Basic knowledge of databases
What’s On Offer?
Work alongside world-class talent
A culture of learning and innovation
Opportunities for career growth and training.
Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people
A chance to make a social difference
Overall fun company