Job Description

TalentintheCloud is a Specialist Recruitment Agency to the FinTech and Payments sector across Africa. We are Headquartered in London and have representatives in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya.

A Bit About The Role

You’ll be responsible for developing and maturing business products and services. The business recently launched a new product within the African region in 2021 and is now looking to launch in more parts of the African continent as well as expand its offers. New country launches, rewards programs, and physical cards are all potential.

Your daily adventures include:

  • Design, develop, and maintain the business’s card systems, integrations, and infrastructure
  • Build out new features and products to help grow and scale Cards worldwide
  • Communicate and work directly with the technology partners the business uses for card issuance, transaction processing, and other card services
  • Analyse technical problems, design and document solutions, and champion their adoption
  • Review technical specifications and code from other engineers, proactively providing guidance and suggestions to improve individuals and systems
  • Improve, promote, and maintain the business’s coding and quality standards and continue to raise the bar on their engineering practices
  • Pair, mentor, and learn with and from other engineers on the team and wider engineering organization
  • Collaborate and work with a distributed, diverse, and talented group of people across engineering, product, design, operations, growth, and more
  • Foster a welcoming and inclusive environment that empowers people to grow and succeed
  • Help in other areas as needed, such as with issue resolution, incidents and investigations, engineering wide initiatives, and other high impact work
  • Can work cross-functionally and in multiple domains such as airtime, bill payments, money movement, mobile applications, cloud infrastructure, and more

What It Takes To Succeed

  • Multiple years of experience designing and developing backend engineering systems
  • Experience working with API integrations to third-party technology partners
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal, to collaborate with other engineers and product managers
  • Ability to think and reason about technical systems and problems, and come up with solutions that are simple yet performant and mature
  • A high degree of collaboration, autonomy, responsibility, and initiative. You will be part of a team environment that rewards and expects supportive autonomy, where you are supported and given trust and ability to operate independently without micromanagement
  • A kind, compassionate, empathetic, and inclusive mindset
  • Must be well-rounded software engineers of all backgrounds. Exceptional candidates may have experience working in card services, financial technology, leading complex projects with multiple engineers, and working in a modern JavaScript engineering environment
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