Karanja StanleyKS
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Karanja Stanley


I am a senior software engineer with 15+ years experience in technical and leadership roles


What I'm looking for

1.New challenges and responsibilities

2.Life-work balance culture

3.Personal and Career growth

I believe that there is always a simple solution to a very complex problem, with years of experience developing solutions a key solution dairy industry was to design and implement a data driven quality-based pricing. This solution was developed and deployed in several countries in Africa. Secondly, we needed banks to reachout to unbanked clients, we came up with alternative data driven credit scoring engine which we shared as SaaS to financial institutions in several countries in Africa. These and more shows my capability to collaborate, manage, lead , adapt and be a team player in diverse cultures as well as tech capability



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