Software developers

TechBridge Invest aims to give entrepreneurship-training and invest in areas where we can have the greatest impact. Our focus is on East-Africa, particularly on areas where access to capital is scarce, and where the private sector could be strengthened.

  • Investors gain access to invest in early stage start-ups.

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs with business ideas are given access to training, customized mentoring and seed funding.

TechBridge Invest was established in 2017 and has proudly launched its incubator in Mombasa, Kenya, in 2018.

TechBridge Invest is guided by the principles of triple bottom line to ensure that social, environmental and financial aspects are evaluated for performance.


TechBridge Invest Africa Ltd now has 2 open positions for software programmers.

The programmers will be supporting the company Sunami Solar that is providing solar systems to homes and small business in Africa. The company is now operating in Kenya, with headquarters in Mombasa. Sunami Solar is now expanding to Uganda and Malawi.

Sunami solar is offering good capacity high quality systems. The offer includes optional business enabling appliances. The company offers pay-as-you go solutions and mobile payment. The company is owned by international investors.

Sunami Solar has our own software system, and we are now developing this further to give us competitive advantage. The software development team is distributed, with participants in Kenya, Ukraine and Norway.

Sunami Solar in Mombasa now has 2 open project positions, initially in a 3-months project:


1. Core system developer

The developer will be responsible of participating in the team and contribute with development of communication with devices via GSM, AI for automatic route planning, automatic communication with the customers, automatic invoicing, reports and statistics, bug fixing, testing and documentation. The position will also have a responsibility as contact with the super users in the Sunami head office.

Required qualification:

  • Education at university level in software development

  • Experienced in Java programming

  • Experience in at least one other programming language

  • Good skills in English

  • Passion for programming

  • Team player

  • Reliable

  • Hard working


2. Mobile payment integration developer

The developer will be responsible for integration of mobile payment solutions for use in Uganda and Malawi for the system. The work will take place in Mombasa, but short trips to Uganda and Malawi might be a necessity for requirements specifications and testing. The developer will also be in charge of some IT support to the management of SUNami Solar Kenya.

Required qualification:

  • Education at university level in software development

  • Experienced in Java programming

  • Experience in at least one other programming language

  • Good skills in English

  • Passion for programming

  • Team player

  • Reliable

  • Hard working

  • Willing to travel


Reporting lines:

  • You will be reporting to the ICT Directors, in Norway as your direct line manager

  • On a day-to-day basis, you will be delivering on projects for the TechBridge Start-Up Hub, and report to the Incubation Manager, for all projects and practical matters related to the Hub

  • In the case of SUNami Solar project, you will be reporting to the General Manager, and the responsible for SUNami software development.


For further information regarding the positions, you may contact The Incubation Manager, on mao@techbridgeinvest.com

To apply, email a cover letter and your CV to mao@techbridgeinvest.com with the preferred position as the subject line.

Deadline for application: 4th of June, 2018

Place of work: Mombasa, Kenya.