Israel Abebe Kokiso

Software Engineer

Hi 👋, It's Israel Abebe

I'm a Full-stack developer based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (UTC+3)

I have over four years of experience in developing web and mobile applications using modern technologies. Proficient in both front-end and back-end development, with a strong understanding of database design. Passionate about creating clean, efficient, and scalable code that delivers a great user experience.


I have expertise in technologies such as React, Node, Python, Java, and I also have experience in other tech stacks. and always eager to learn new technologies.
TypescriptNodeJsNestJsMongo DBPostgresRedisReactFirebasePythonAWS


Finovo - Personal Finance Planner
Finovo - Personal Finance Planner

A personal finance planning, budgeting and management platform

TextBee - SMS Gateway
TextBee - SMS Gateway

A platform that turns your phone into a SMS gateway.

Travel ETH
Travel ETH

Personalized travel planning and booking platform for tourists visiting Ethiopia.

#React#Next.js#NodeJs#Strapi CMS

A one-stop destination for art lovers and creators to connect, and discover unique pieces of art including drawings, paintings, string arts, woodwork, and more.


A real estate platform that connects buyers and sellers of properties.


A music streaming platform with a mission to present modern, culturally engaging African music to people all over the world.



  1. Sept 2022 - present

    John Snow, Inc. - Software Engineer

    • Worked on a budget-tool platform, A platform to manage budgets for the company's various projects worldwide.
    • Collaborated with the rest of the dev team to implement new features and maintain existing ones.
    • Technologies used: React, Material UI, Java, Spring, Node, Postgres
  2. Dec 2021 - Sept 2022

    1888EC Startup Studio - Full-stack Developer

    • worked on a complete rewrite of a travel portal platform (
    • built payment integrations with stripe, CyberSource, telebirr, and local banks
    • Configured and maintained deployment infrastructure on AWS including EC2 instances, S3 buckets, and Lambda functions.
    • Technologies used: React, NextJs, NodeJs, NestJs, AWS
  3. Jun 2021 - Dec 2021

    Arifpay - Software Developer

    • Worked on large-scale fintech solutions including mPOS and payment gateway.
    • Worked on a web-based dashboard application
    • Technologies used: React, Java, Spring, Flutter
  4. Feb 2020 - Jul 2021

    LinkUp Addis - Software Developer

    • Developed a number of web and mobile applications for clients as well as in-nouse products
    • Technologies used: Wordpress, Php, Laravel, MySQL, React, Node, Firebase