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Software Engineer - Backend

Do you have software development experience? Are you looking for a remote job? Then we have the opportunity for you!

We're looking to hire a Senior Backend Engineer located within Africa, to join our exciting remote team. We are one of the first movers in bringing Cryptocurrency to the masses in Africa.

As a Senior Backend Engineer you will make an extremely high impact in a fast scaling team. We are looking for someone who has experience with our tech stack within an agile delivery philosophy.

The ideal candidates are ones that have previously worked within the FinTech/Crypto space and are clear communicators who are highly self-motivated; eager to collaborate, exchange knowledge, apply new skills and pitch in for whatever the team needs to ship new code.

Our technology stack includes: NodeJS, Typescript, VueJS, Serverless Framework, AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, AWS SQS, AWS IoT, AWS EC2, ELK Stack, Jest, Flutter and more.

Type of person: Critical thinking, strong in your domain and can engage and lead your dream in some of the largest most intimidating companies in the world

Job Type: Work from home position

Salary: Salary + Benefits


+5 years work experience as a Backend Engineer/Developer

Strong experience working in AWS or other similar cloud architecture (Google Cloud/Azure)

In-depth experience with Node.js, possessing broad knowledge of JavaScript in general and Node.js internals

Strong experience in Serverless Framework

State Machine and Step Function experience advantageous

You have experience driving technical projects, prioritising work, identifying dependencies, facilitating technical decisions and cross-functional team discussions.

You're experienced in designing and implementing application architectures and code that are highly scalable, available, maintainable, and performant.

You can work independently while also putting an emphasis on mentorship of those around you.

You're comfortable collaborating closely with product, stakeholders and sponsors, providing estimates or product ideas that will influence your team's roadmap.

You're a thoughtful communicator—some teams are partially or fully distributed so effective written communication is key.


Set technical direction and own the architecture and implementation of features

Provide guidance and assist in helping knock down walls and clear path towards work completion

Lead a group of engineers and cross-functional team members in the implementation of new and existing features

Provide clear and concise communication regarding feature development statuses to the team and stakeholders

Plan, supervise and manage releases for the work the squad is performing

Empower team members - including other developers as well as Technical Support - through technical mentoring, contributions to the team's documentation, libraries, and providing automation for manual tasks where appropriate

Define and adhere to internal coding standards, development processes, and design best practices

Ensure quality by performing thorough testing and leveraging peer reviews for your work and the work of cross functional teams

Help scope, estimate, and prioritise work

Embrace and demonstrate our values: humility, creativity, and independence

Write and maintain clean, maintainable, and well-tested code for the future (and present) of the company’s platform


Exude your upbeat energy and enthusiasm each and every day to motivate your team to be the best they can in every aspect of what they do

Celebrate the success of others by recognising the contributions of committed team members and their achievements

Communicate in a fashion that is respectful and well understood

Collaborate with your peers to collectively think of innovative ideas that drive business through technology

Build and utilise working relationships with internal business partners across the organisation and external business contacts

Do we spark your interest? Then send us your CV today!

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