Backend Engineer
Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria
1d ago
source : TalentLyft

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 by providing fast and reliable cash payments for all Africans.

In just two years, we have grown and currently process over $80m in monthly payments and more than ₦1B in daily transactions.

Kudi software engineers build solutions that will forever change the face of finance and banking in Africa and 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.

As a 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 which 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.

About You :

At least 3 years experience developing in Java & NodeJS in the industry

At least 3 years experience building and maintaining microservice architectures

Experience working with containers

Excellent problem-solving skills

Strong System Architecture Design skills

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

Knowledge of modern software engineering practises, e.g DDD.

Ability to work autonomously and lead technically

Ability to take initiative and get stuff done

Great communication skills

Openness to learn and improve

About the Position :

You will work across different technology stacks and languages (mainly with a focus on Java and NodeJS)

  • You will have 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 :

    Experience working in financial services

    Experience in python

    Easily approachable for others to discuss challenges with you

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