Google announces 100 job vacancies for Kenyans; how to apply

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Google, an American-based company has set up an office in Nairobi and is looking to fill 100 new vacancies.

The tech firm has opened a new product development centre, the first of its kind in Africa.

“We’re looking for talented, creative, and collaborative people who can help solve difficult and important technical challenges, such as improving the smartphone experience for people in Africa, or building products that will help everyone to thrive together.

“Alongside great technical knowledge and a passion for solving hard problems together with others, you’ll need to understand how people across the continent use their phones every day and the challenges they face,” Google said in a statement.

It is looking to fill the positions of product managers, software engineers, senior UX designers and UX researchers.

How to apply

Qualified and interested applicants will be expected to visit the company’s careers section at careers.google.com

Applicants must proceed to apply for the position by filling out a form where they are expected to upload an updated resume.

The new job openings coincide with Google’s Ksh.110 billion investment plan it earmarked for Africa’s digital transformation in the next five years.

The initiative which was announced in October 2021, expands Google’s ongoing support for Africa’s digital transformation and entrepreneurship.

Through the Africa Investment Fund, the company said it would invest Ksh.5 billion in startups and give them access to Google employees, networks and technologies to help them build products for their communities.

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Lawrence Baraza is a prolific writer with competencies in Digital Media, Print, and Broadcast. Baraza is also a Communication Practitioner currently spearheading Digital content on Metropol TV's Digital Desk.

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