What is ANKA, by Afrikrea:

Afrikrea.com is the largest e-commerce marketplace to buy and sell “Made of Africa” items may it be fashion, art, food or beauty.African-related fashion and goods. We help thousands of sellers designers grow their businesses through our services and provide useful tools and methods to help them sell worldwide.

In the numbers:

  • 20 millions $+ of transactions in 170 countries ;
  • 12,000 sellers all around the world and in 46 of the 54 African countries;
  • 750k+ visits each month ;
  • 3000+ new products each week ;
  • 1200+ messages exchanged each day;
  • Raised over 7millions euros from top-tier global investors

ANKA, powered by Afrikrea, is the all-in-one solution to sell from anywhere, ship worldwide and get paid faster on international or local African payment methods.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an experienced and ambitious team in a fast-growing company.

We're looking for a Full-Stack Engineer who wants to join a 100% remote team.

Main mission : You'll be working on great Ruby On Rails projects backed by a mobile app for our new SAAS offering ANKA and the Afrikrea Marketplace itself.

So if you're up to the challenge, read on!


You love working on hard problems. You are strong at both backend and frontend web development, though you may lean towards one end.

You are highly passionate about programming and write clean, maintainable code. You always strive to follow best practices, test, and document your code.

You can work in a structured and analytic way. You have positive outlook on new technologies and a driving force to adapt and learn new trends.

Last but not least, you are a team player. We highly value your social skills and capability for cooperation as we are working on a team level.

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 8 years experience in Full-Stack Engineering.
  • Strong Ruby on Rails mastery
  • Show and demonstrate apps and services you built, with or without actual clients or users
  • Ability to introduce us to at least 2 references that can attest of your previous work experience
  • English is mandatory
  • Bonus point: You live or want to live in Africa

How we work

Remotely. Work from your home or wherever. As long as you have a good and fast internet.

Iteratively. We do 2 weeks hunts, daily deploys (if not more), and timely code reviews to ship quickly and minimize bugs.

Collaboratively. Monthly All Hands, written weekly, daily video team meetings. Basecamp communication, and managed projects. We work as a team to help make our product better.

Flexibility. While we strive to stick to a plan we think is best for the company, we do actively incorporate experiment learnings and business feedback into our sprints. Mind flexibility is a must-have trait in our company culture.

Perks & Benefits

  • International health coverage included
  • 1 week meetup, once to twice year in a different city in Africa.
  • Up to 100 € / month for your technical books purchase on Amazon and e-learning subscriptions.
  • 100€ / month for your hardware purchase (cumulative. you can wait a year to buy the latest iPhone or 2 for a MacBook for example).
  • Up to 50 € / month on your gym subscription

We're Anka. We truly embrace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic.