Lumkani is a social enterprise that seeks to address the challenge of shack/slum fires in urban informal settlements in South Africa and across the globe. Lumkani aims to create social impact in two ways. Firstly by increasing the safety and security of people living in informal settlements with technology-based early-warning systems, and secondly with affordable relevant financial services products, such as our Lumkani short time fire insurance for informal homes.
You can find more info at http://www.lumkani.com/
Helping to design and maintain Lumkani’s software systems, the company is after a Frontend Developer to join their team in Cape Town. In addition to reviewing the startup’s current systems, you’ll work closely with other team members to devise strategies that will improve the existing software and enhance efficiency.
Drawing on your relevant qualifications and professional expertise, you’ll develop technical solutions that align with Lumkani’s business strategy while ensuring functionality, maintainability and speed. They’re after someone who can work effectively as part of a team and with the social skills to communicate with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.
As a Software Developer at Lumkani, you’ll be working as part of an award-winning startup that’s saving lives across South Africa and has been endorsed by the Red Cross as a provider for its Fire Sensors initiative. Lumkani’s current team of around 30 individuals has already reached out to more than 25,000 homes in some of the country’s poorest communities and has the potential to expand across the African continent.
Lumkani is a social enterprise that seeks to address the challenge of shack/slum fires in urban informal settlements in South Africa and across the globe.
Lumkani seeks to promote business and social practices that respect people, ensure sustainability and create value.