Eric Ndirangu, Developer in Nairobi, Kenya

Eric Ndirangu

Full-stack Developer

Nairobi, Kenya
Toptal Member Since
September 28, 2022

Eric is an experienced software engineer passionate about solving real-world problems with technology. Having knowledge and experience in full-stack development, he has built efficient and scalable applications in the technology, transportation, and telecommunication sectors. Eric worked for both large and small enterprises.

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Java, TypeScript, Spring Boot, React, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Redis...
Java, Angular, React, PostgreSQL, Thymeleaf, Spring Boot...


Nairobi, Kenya



Preferred Environment

IntelliJ, Java, Python, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), React, Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), JavaScript, TypeScript

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a digital payment form for parking spaces at malls in Kenya, making it a scalable solution with huge uptake.

Work Experience

2021 - 2022

Software Engineer

  • Developed a lead generation platform that targets SMEs in millions of ways. The platform aimed at improving discovery, lead generation, and conversion of a lead to business. This project had a significant business advantage for the organization.
  • Built highly efficient microservices that handled 300 transactions per second and led the development of some microservices.
  • Determined the areas of improvement by periodically monitoring the current company systems to consistently boost business efficiency.
  • Handled deployments on AWS and managed most of the DevOps role by ensuring services were easily scalable, secure, and reliable.
Technologies: Java, TypeScript, Spring Boot, React, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Redis, PostgreSQL, SQL
2020 - 2021

Software Engineer

  • Built a ticket management dashboard with React and a stable back end with Java Spring Boot that handled transactions for over 15 malls across the city.
  • Improved reporting and monitoring of servers using popular tools such as Zabbix, Prometheus, and Power BI, reducing the manual efforts of technical and finance teams in delivering quick and timely reports.
  • Led and participated in the complete software development cycle, ensuring 99.9% availability of deployed systems.
Technologies: Java, Angular, React, PostgreSQL, Thymeleaf, Spring Boot, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Automation, Zabbix, Apache Kafka, MySQL, Node.js


Judging System

I developed a judging system that helped in the judging process during the biggest agricultural show in Kenya. This project aimed to produce timely and accurate results and replace a system that was inefficient for a long time.



Java, Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, SQL, C#


Thymeleaf, Spring Boot, Angular, Express.js


IntelliJ, Zabbix


PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis


Software Engineering, Machine Learning, Web Development, Mobile App Development, Research


React, Node.js




Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Apache Kafka, Blockchain, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)


2015 - 2019

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology - Kiambu, Kenya