Call me Martin Cornel

I am a Software Engineer in Nairobi Kenya with over 6 years' experience. I currently work as a Senior Software Engineer and a Senior Data Engineer for Living Goods. I have the passion for building optimized systems and a biased interest in Data Engineering for Business Intelligence. I'd love to team with empowering professionals to share skills and build solutions that solve problems and meet company objectives while building my career and making a positive impact.

Phone +254-724-755556


Address K9 Regina 45 - Embakassi Nairobi, Kenya


Web, Mobile & Integrations

Javascript, Python, Kotlin, Django, PHP, Laravel, Node.js, Angular, REST, JQuery, Ajax, Apache, NGINX, Postman, Wordpress, Firebase, Android Studio, WebStorm, Mpesa, AT, CRB

Databases, ETLs and Dashboards

MongoDB, CouchDB, MySQL, Maria, PostgreSQL, Apache Nifi, couch2pg, Apache Superset, Klipfolio, DHIS2, Tableau, SQLite, DataGrip.

Server Infrastructure

Linux, Bash, Kubernetes, Docker, Github actions, Kibana.

Systems Engineering

Jira, GIT, Team management, Client management, Waterfall, Agile, Distributed teams, SCRUM, SDLC

Senior Data Engineer

Living Goods

Aug, 2022 — Present ( )

Senior Software Engineer

Living Goods

Jan, 2022 — Present ( )

Software Engineer

Living Goods

Jan, 2020 — Dec 2021 ( )

Systems Dev Consultant

Muva Technologies

Apr, 2017 — Dec 2020 ( )

Websites and Web Apps Developer (freelance)

Consult Cornel

Apr, 2016 — Jun 2020 ( )

Other Experiences

4 years

ICT Officer IEBC Kenya Dec 2016 - Mar 2017 (3 months)
Developer Bootcamp Andela Aug 2016 - Sep 2016 (2 months)
Voter Registration Assistant IEBC Kenya Feb 2016 - Mar 2016 (2 months)
ICT Intern KEMRI Aug 2014 - Dec 2014 (5 months)
OCR Validator Daproim Africa Aug 2012 - Aug 2015 (3 years)

Leading a small team on a variety of development projects and delivering solutions to meet and exceed clients’ briefs.

MSc. Software Engineering


Sept, 2016 — Dec, 2019

BSc. Computer Science

Maseno University

Jan, 2012 — Dec, 2015

Cisco Certified Network Associate

Cisco Networking Academy

Jan, 2014 — Jul, 2015

Modular Certificates: CCNA 1 Introduction to Networks, CCNA 2 Networking Essentials, CCNA 3 Scaling Networks, CCNA 4 Connecting Networks, CCNA Security and IT Essentials.