Senior Backend Engineer

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About the company:

The company aims to build better mobile money solutions without all the limitations. Their sole mission is to bring outstanding innovations to digital payments, particularly mobile money.

About the role:

The company is currently looking for a senior Backend Software Engineer.

Responsibilities :
  • Architect, build, own and implement scalable infrastructure to power services. 
  • Build and scale APIs, SDKs for Mobile & Web Clients. 
  • Collaborate, test, document and iterate core product initiatives. 
  • Be responsible from idea to execution of products. 
  • Maintain code quality, automation and continuous delivery. 

Qualifications :
  • 4-Years minimum experience in backend software development in FinTech, a huge plus. 
  • Deep knowledge and experience in digital payments, integrating payment gateways like PayPal, Stripe, Cards (Visa & MasterCard), Mobile Money (M-PESA and the like). 
  • Computer Science degree. 
  • Creative, innovative problem-solver and agile in development. 
  • Code junkie, hungry, strong programming skills and clean code advocate. 
  • Low on ego, humble, excellent communication skills and willing to learn. 

Must-Have Skills 
  • Highly proficient in Python and its frameworks like Flask, Django 
  • Highly proficient in database design and modeling using PostgreSQL 
  • Experience in Django Channels, WebSockets, GraphQL, Microservices Architecture, Webhooks, Elastic Search, NGINX and Algorithms. 
  • Experience in using AWS, Digital Ocean 
  • Experience in building, designing, caching, scaling RESTful APIs, SDKs and Web Apps. 
  • Version Control Via Github 

Good to Haves 
  • Frontend chops (CSS, HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, Ajax Etc.) 
  • Frontend Frameworks (Angular, React, NodeJs, VueJS Etc.) 
  • Mobile development (Android, iOS) 

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