Senior Backend Engineer
Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria
3d ago
source : TalentLyft
  • As a senior backend engineer, you will be responsible for all levels of our vast technology stack from design to deployment;
  • developing intelligent and resilient mission-critical systems that handle tens of millions of dollars in transactions monthly.

    You will also be responsible for significant architectural decisions, guiding the rest of the team technically and using all of the tools at your disposal along with your initiative to get stuff done.

    Access to financial services is a prerequisite for economic development that benefits everyone. Our goal at Kudi is to provide a service that caters to the needs of everyone.

    Inclusion plays a significant role in advancement. We intend to be one of the forerunners by providing affordable, fast, and reliable cash payments for all Africans.

    Over 1.7B people around the world do not have access to basic financial services. Kudi’s mission is to make financial services accessible and affordable to all Africans across the world.

    Kudi started from Nigeria, a $300B cash payment market. We are currently digitizing cash payments for over 2 million Nigerians through thousands of Agent points across Nigeria.

    In a little over two years, we have grown and processed about $2B in payments and more than ₦1Billion in daily transactions.

    Our next target is to bank over 10 million Nigerians monthly within the next 12 months. To accomplish this mission; we are seeking passionate, goal-oriented individuals to join our team.

    Kudi Software Engineers build solutions that will forever change the face of finance and banking in Africa. We’re looking for engineers that can bring fresh ideas and experience to the table from all areas of expertise including distributed system design, mobile development, systems architecture, networking, security and more.

    About You :

    Excellent programming skills

    At least 3 years experience developing in Java

    At least 3 years experience building and maintaining microservice architectures

    Experience working with Containers

    Excellent problem-solving skills

    Knowledge of fundamental computing topics, e.g. networking, databases, concurrency, parallelism, locking, algorithms, data structures, performance monitoring, optimization, etc

    Knowledge of modern software engineering practices, e.g DDD, TDD

    Ability to work autonomously and lead technically

    Ability to take initiative and get stuff done

    Great communication skills

    About the Position :

  • You will work across different technology stacks and languages (mainly with a focus on Java and Node.js);
  • You will have an end to end responsibility of many services from design to deployment;
  • You will join a small, fast-paced team of engineers

    You will be a point of call for technical matters

    Nice to have : Knowledge of Node.js

    Knowledge of Node.js

    Experience working in financial institutions

    Experience in Python

    Strong communication skills - verbal & oral

    Availability - available to dive deep into tasks

    Approachable - easily approachable for others to push such tasks to them

    Architecture Design

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