Ever wonder what it was like to work at an early stage start up in Ghana? OZÉ is seeking an intern who is interested in gaining experience or impacting their knowledge as a developer for a software team. The Intern will be working on the OZÉ Web client for which they will assist in the design and build the next generation of Web-enabled business intelligence applications.
Some responsibilities will include (but not limited to):
Bug fixing and improving application performance
Communicating technical requirements and performance to the customer team
Participating actively in the Agile development process
Working on the development and improvement of the OZÉ web application
Preferred Skills & Experiences
Understand Basic Object Oriented Programming principles and practices
Have a conceptual and working understanding of Java or PHP
Superior oral and written communication skills with both technical and non-technical colleagues and customers
Empathy for the problems faced by small business owners and a passion for solving them
Be ready to be mentored in a highly collaborative environment
Open to learning
An eye for design - both left-brained and right-brained
A great listener with a sense of curiosity
Ability to work in a shifting and ambiguous business environment
Please click apply now below to continue or submit a resume and cover letter as a single PDF and a link to your portfolio to email@example.com with “OZÉ Web Developer Internship Application” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is March 1st. We will inform all candidates of their status by March 14th.
More About OZÉ.
OZÉ brings African small businesses into the digital era. It is an app that makes it easy for businesses to track sales, expenses, and customer information. The data is analyzed to provide tailored recommendations, reports, and business education. If the entrepreneur needs a little extra support, an OZÉ Coach is just a click away. As they are using OZÉ to manage their business and learn how to run it better, we are learning about them. Using this data and machine learning, we can predict their credit risk and provide them with affordable capital from our banking partners. With over 18,000 registered users, OZÉ is the largest online community of SMEs in Ghana. The most exciting thing is that OZÉ works; 97% of businesses that have used OZÉ for at least 10 months are growing or profitable or both!