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DEADLINE: Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 12:00:00 AM







Who are we?

Motorcycle taxis are immensely popular and serve as the lifeblood of many cities in Africa, but they are extremely unsafe and disorganized. At the click of a button, SafeBoda provides a safe, more convenient, mobile-first transportation platform for Africa’s booming young population. On the high-frequency use of our transportation service, SafeBoda is providing value to consumers, our drivers, and passengers, with additional financial services, payments, as well as Food deliveries to keep Africa moving forward.

Based in Kampala and Nigeria, we are a venture-funded Series B company that is already having a huge impact on millions of people in East Africa. We have a passionate and highly engaged team based in East Africa and we are looking to quickly grow it to speed-up the organization’s growth and make sure we can revolutionize transportation and cities.

At SafeBoda we always try to work with the latest technology and we are obsessed with the user experience. We follow agile methodologies in a team split on 2 main products: Mobile Apps for drivers and passengers, and a Company Admin Portal.


We are looking for an experienced iOS Developer to keep building and maintain one of the best apps in the East African market. The goal is to assure the high quality of our operations and services aiming to the long-term success of our business. The ideal candidate will work hand in hand with our Tech Leads (backend and Mobile) and Product Managers.

At SafeBoda we always try to work with the latest technology, following agile methodologies and with Kotlin, Swift, Vue.JS and Elixir as our techstack, while keeping an eye on the user experience and the value provided to our customers.

Desired Technical Skills

• Strong experience in iOS and working with Swift

• Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect iOS applications to back-end services

• Working knowledge of mobile architectures like MVVM and Clean Architecture

• Experience working in a Continuous Delivery environment

• Strong knowledge of iOS UI design principles, patterns, and best practices

• Demonstrated experience producing structured, readable and testable code

• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

• Care about quality and know what it means to ship high quality code

• Ability in identifying, debugging and resolving complex production issues

• Jira and Agile methodologies (like Scrum and Kanban)

• Familiarity with SOLID principles and Clean Code.

Desired Personal Skills

• Critical thought, analytical thinking and good communication skills

• Capacity to work with members of the team working in different countries

• Good organizational and time management abilities

• Great attention to detail and a results driven approach

• Willing to go above and beyond; we would like someone who wants everything under control and wants to try all the different possibilities that can happen

• An attitude of accountability and knowledge-sharing.You enjoy reviewing others’ code andsharing your knowledge

• Demonstrated ability to work independently

• Empathy, respect and a big sense of humor; we are people before engineers

• English communication skills


• Competitive salary

• Free tasty lunch everyday for all staff at the SafeBoda academy

• Free SafeBoda wallet balance to take daily rides to and from work

• Life & Health Insurance

• Paid Annual leave

• A supportive team environment with mentorship from SafeBoda leadership

• Contribute to our mission to empower communities to thrive and scale with our rapidly growing startup






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